“No matter how much love and humility Bereans have, they tend to take a lot of arrows from their own when contending,” says Amy of Berean Research. She feels that well-meaning scolders are venting at the wrong people. So she provides the brethren with some food for thought:
Many times when those who stand firm in God’s Word as truth are told they have a critical spirit, it is because we have stepped on the tender toes of a teacher that is teaching the opposite of what biblical Christianity teaches. We are told that they are humble people with good hearts, and we need to stop bashing them.