ETIQUETTE - what's that? - the way snobbish high society acts! That's what the average person thinks. Is genuine etiquette, or good manners, wrong? Do we need it? Like almost everything, from money to liquor, man has put the materials around him to evil uses. So it is with courtesy or etiquette. The fashionable often misuse what God intended to be for a very noble end. It will probably come as a surprise to most of you to know just how often the Bible speaks of right etiquette and good manners - courtesy. Culture has unnecessarily been given a narrow application. But the true meaning of courtesy, as divinely intended, and as the soundest human minds have seen it, is broad and useful in the entire field of human relations. It is this OVERLOOKED PURPOSE of etiquette in cultural training that is STRESSED in Scripture, and according to the wisdom of God, is being instilled into the students at Ambassador College.
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