Time invested in obedience to God results in a reputation that brings honor and respect. Reputation is the yardstick that others use to measure your character–the real you. You can build a good reputation by consistent, godly behavior, and you can start today. Be encouraged by God’s promise to redeem any bad situation, and ask God to continue his work in your life so that you can be a living example of the change that Jesus brings to all who trust him.
They will see your honorable behavior, and they will believe and give honor to God. 1 Peter 2:12
Christians becom new persons. They are not the same anymore, for the old life is gone. A new life has begun!! 2 Corinthians 5:17