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Truth and Right Judgment

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Passing Judgment in a Time of Forgiveness

How some people see forgiveness Forgiveness is easy when it fits our agenda. According to Jesus, there is no one we shouldn’t forgive. This is because God has freely forgiven us and freed us from his judgment. Judging the Forgiven … Continue reading

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The Shame of Shaming

Ever felt like you need to tell someone they should be ashamed of themselves? I have. I’ve felt the urge to call someone out for their shameful behavior, and admit that sometimes I’ve not only felt the urge but followed … Continue reading

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A Trial Court Judge On The Ins And Outs Of Judging

If you were in my courtroom and a person there was charged with driving a stolen car, you might hear evidence like this: An officer pulled a car over for a burned out tail light. Upon contacting the driver, the … Continue reading

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Judging Others and Judging Ourselves – a lesson from Longfellow

We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Kavanagh: A Tale (1848)

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Rush to Judgment

[This is a piece I first wrote as a guest post for Rachel Stone last May. She and I were talking about courtroom processes, and one thing led to another until I got this down in writing and then (since … Continue reading

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