Tag Archives: judgmentalism

Courts, Due Process and Getting it Right

[From the archives] *** I have the only job Jesus ever explicitly prohibited: “Judge not.” (Matthew 7:1, Luke 6:37.) Yet every day I put on a robe (I call it my black muumuu) and sit on the bench judging. It’s … Continue reading

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Boosting Cars, Smoking Dope, and Being a Child of God

[From the archives.] Boosting Cars, Smoking Dope When our kids were young, my wife insisted on never telling them they were a good little boy or good little girl. You see, my wife knows what Jesus said in Mark 10:19 … Continue reading

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Don’t Judge A Book By Its Cover – a guest post by Marlena Graves

[Today’s guest post is from Marlena Graves. We didn’t plan it this way, but her post is a great follow-up to my series last week on judging, judges, law and legalism. (Here are Parts One, Two, Three, Four and Five.) Follow … 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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