Related commentaries – Criticism

Job Takes His Case to God – Job 13:1 – 13:16

Bob Cook - What to do With Criticism

Robert A. Cook, former president of King’s College in New York, told a true story from the early years of his ministry. He had been receiving some rather pointed criticism, and he sought the counsel of a friend, pastor Harry A. Ironside. Pouring out his heart, Dr. Cook asked what he should do about the accusations being made against him. Ironside responded, “Bob, if the criticism about you is true, mend your ways! If it isn’t, forget about it!” (Our Daily Bread, July 16, 1997).