Summary: Christ put off His reputation but never wavered on His character.
Made Himself of no Reputation
I. We value our Reputation
a. We build our reputation through
iv. Hard work
b. Our reputation can be easily lost
i. One accusation
ii. One indiscretion
c. Christ had the ultimate reputation – in Heaven
II. Reputation is what people think we are; Character is what we actually are
III. How did Jesus “make Himself of no reputation”?
c. Not my will – Thine be done
d. Do right – even if others misunderstand or accuse
e. He did not defend His reputation
f. People’s opinions are so often WRONG