So shall they fear the name of the LORD from the west, and his glory from the rising of the sun. When the enemy shall come in like a flood, the Spirit of the LORD shall lift up a standard against him. Isaiah 59:19 (KJV)
In today's world, there are some who value and follow a status but fail to examine the standard. No, I'm not pointing fingers because no one is perfect..."we're perfectly flawed"...
So many people want to know your status: do you own this or have you published that? do you drive a certain car? in what area of town do you live? do you earn 4, 5, 6, or 7 figures? what does your retirement portfolio look like? are you a Dem, Rep or other?
Does Status really matter if your Standards are low?
Sometimes what one values is not always good and can ultimately destroy them. Look at the standard before you assume that a high status equals good character. Before you follow a status, make sure the standard is above reproach. Anybody can lie on paper, social media, or on their resume but look deeper into their display of reality. Some say a picture is worth a thousand words but is it really??? "Look at the full picture before you purchase the painting"
Just my two cents -- so spend it wisely.