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Are We Guilty of Slander?

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Do you remember Mean Girls, the 2004 teen comedy hit starring Lindsay Lohan and Rachel McAdams? In the movie, there was one object pivotal to the plot—the Burn Book.

Mercy Begets Mercy

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I love reading and writing. Because words affect me so deeply, I know how much they can heal or hurt. So I used to be very judgmental toward people who were careless—and thus, hurtful—with their words.

I Can't Stand Judgmental Christians

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I used to think like this: Judgmental? Not me! I can’t stand people who judge others. The contradiction was right there in the statement, and somehow I was oblivious to it.

ODB: You Missed the Chance

I heard the saddest words today. Two believers in Christ were discussing an issue about which they had differing opinions. The older of the two seemed smug as he wielded Scripture like a weapon, chopping away at the things he saw as wrong in the other’s life. The younger man just seemed weary of the lecture, weary of the other person, and discouraged.As the exchange drew to a close, the olde

Did Jesus Really Tell Us Not to Judge?

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“Do not judge, or you too will be judged.” We’ve all read Jesus’ words in Matthew 7:1. It’s a popular verse that’s often used to rebuke Christians for judging the lifestyles, practices, or values of other people.

Simply Love

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This may be one of the most popular verses out there. In fact it is so popular that I was familiar with the verse before I read it in the Bible. While it is a very powerful and meaningful verse that does deserve the popularity it has, I personally believe that it is popular largely due to an unpopular reason.

Be Careful about Judging Others

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Do not judge, or you too will be judged.  For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.

ODB: First Impressions

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As I shopped for groceries one day, I was perceived as a thief by one person and a hero by another.As I exited the supermarket, an employee said, “Excuse me, Sir. There are too many unbagged items in your cart.” This is evidently a strategy used by shoplifters. When he saw that they were products too big to be bagged, he apologized and sent me on my way.In the parking lot, a woman glanced at m

Did Jesus judge the woman caught in adultery?

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This video is based on John 8, when Jesus went to the Mount…