Yes yes yes!! Oh my gosh the "poor me" act was so incredibly exhausting to deal with. Everyone was always out to get him, he did nothing wrong. ALL his ex's were psycho, abusive skanks etc... Give me a break! The lies were as endless as the ocean is deep
In these verses (Matthew 10:24-28), the LORD Jesus is saying that it is unhealthy for us to take relationships with people more seriously than our relationship with God. The apostle John talks about those who rejected the LORD Jesus in his day saying: "For they loved the praise of men more than the praise of God"