Learn to Answer “Pearl Haters”!
On various occasions during His earthly ministry, the Lord Jesus was confronted with many questions from those who did not esteem Him or recognize the wisdom of His words. His wise responses provide us with excellent examples of ways that we should discern the motives behind questions and answer different types of fools without casting our pearls before swine.
“Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest thou also be like unto him. Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own conceit” (Proverbs 26:4–5).