Soft spoken, kind, compassionate, gentle, temperate, considerate and all good manners associated to being godly. These qualities are being imitated by the so-called holy priests and pastors of religion.
They will never show an attitude of anger, hatred, dismay, weary, impatience and annoyance, but they want us to hear instruction that will cause us to err from the words of knowledge.
Galatians 4:17 They zealously court you, but for no good; yes, they want to exclude you, that you may be zealous for them.
Matthew 23:15 “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you travel land and sea to win one proselyte, and when he is won, you make him twice as much a son of hell as yourselves.
Being godly is to have a Christ like attitude where all angles of truth are looked upon no matter what others may say.
John 2:14-15 And He found in the temple those who sold oxen and sheep and doves, and the money changers doing business. When He had made a whip of cords, He drove them all out of the temple, with the sheep and the oxen, and poured out the changers’ money and overturned the tables.
Jesus scolded Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews, who does not know that a man must be born of water and Spirit to enter the kingdom of God.
John 3:10 Jesus answered and said to him, “Are you the teacher of Israel, and do not know these things?
Jesus rebuke sharply those, the scribes and Pharisees, who heed to fables and commandments of men that turn away from the truth.
Matthew 23:23-27 “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you pay tithe of mint and anise and cummin, and have neglected the weightier matters of the law: justice and mercy and faith. These you ought to have done, without leaving the others undone. Blind guides, who strain out a gnat and swallow a camel! “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you cleanse the outside of the cup and dish, but inside they are full of extortion and self-indulgence. Blind Pharisee, first cleanse the inside of the cup and dish, that the outside of them may be clean also. “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you are like whitewashed tombs which indeed appear beautiful outwardly, but inside are full of dead men’s bones and all uncleanness.
Jesus is a man of peace but can be a man of distinction in the pursuit of truth. A very different attitude that must be imitated by all. A Christ like attitude.