Was it really about Christ? Or was it about you being seen, known and heard? When on the receiving end of the comments, was your response really about Christ, or did it become about you, because the comments were taken personally?
The one concern of the devil is to keep Christians from praying. He fears nothing from prayerless studies, prayerless work and prayerless religion. He laughs at our toil, mocks at our wisdom but he trembles when we pray.