“According to Proverbs, what happens to the scoffer, the man or woman who always has to be right, who derides rather than engages opposing views? … The first result is loneliness Prov. 9:12. Scoffers impress the impressionable if they are allowed to hold forth Prov. 19:25; 21:11 but as time goes on, the scoffer not only destroys relationships but is listened to less and less by the public Prov. 24:9.Often the scorner has valid points, but because of his or her dogmatic and proud attitude, no peace is possible inside a community. This is because scoffers don’t know how to affirm and live in harmony with people who don’t agree with them on everything.”
Are you a scoffer or a scorner?