If people weren’t loyal to the Son of God, don’t expect them to be loyal to you.
No matter how well people speak of you, never believe your own press.
People will honor you, celebrate you, respect you, follow you…dig you as long as
you are meeting their expectations of you…
as you are adding value to their lives…
being who they feel you should be.
Look at what Yeshua the Messiah, Jesus Christ, said after His first miracle.
John 2:23-24 (NKJV)
23 Now when He was in Jerusalem at the Passover, during the feast, many believed in His name when they saw the (A)signs which He did. 24 But Jesus did not commit Himself to them, because He (B)knew all men,
Personally, I don’t base fidelity on family, race, nation or any earthly relationship, but only on how others are led in their relationship with God.
Just like the LORD, with any of us people could shout HOSANNA at the beginning of the week and CRUCIFY HIM at the end of the week.