Before the world of contracts and fine print, do you remember hearing about agreements that were made on the shake of a hand? Remember when someone could be trusted “at their word”?
Nowadays, that seems rare. We live in a world of verbal mistrust. So many people break promises that it doesn’t even surprise us anymore.
So I started a new teaching series at Westminster Church called “My Word – How to be a person of your word in a world of verbal mistrust.”
There are 4 premises to this series: 1. That your word matters. 2. That we live in a world of verbal mistrust. 3. That the Bible has something relevant and powerful to teach us. 4. That being a person of your word positively impacts and helps the people around you.
In fact, trustworthy people can be trusted to keep confidences, promises, and steady when times get tough.
Part 1 was called “People who keep their promises.” Do you want to be a person of your word? Do you want people to think you’re someone who can be trusted to keep confidences, promises, and steady when times get tough?
If so, let’s dig in together: