Category Archives: Judging

Exposition of 1 Corinthians 5:9–13 Drawing a line in the sand

1 Corinthians 5:9–13 9 I wrote to you in my letter not to associate with sexually immoral people — 10 not at all meaning the people of this world who are immoral, or the greedy and swindlers, or idolaters. In … Continue reading

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Exposition of Romans 2:21–23 Talk the talk; walk the walk

Whether true or not, one common charge made by non-Christians is that Christians are hypocrites — those who say one thing and do another. While this charge is often a flimsy excuse for not dealing with God, there is, sad … Continue reading

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Exposition of Romans 2:14–16 Conscience-judged behavior sometimes pleases God

The fact that all people are sinners does not mean they are as bad as they could possibly be. Sometimes conscience — given by God in creation — may guide even the unsaved to meet God’s requirements in limited situations. … Continue reading

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Exposition of Romans 2:1–3 Don’t try to condemn those others!

A woman in authority once said, “Nobody likes to be told their baby is ugly.” In like manner, nobody likes to be told that their conduct brings them before God’s judgment seat without any reasonable defense. But there is incredible … Continue reading

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Craig Blomberg on Church Discipline

Church discipline is a widely neglected practice in our evangelical churches. Craig Blomberg has some excellent observations on what the key passage (Matt. 18:15–17) means. Because Blomberg always begins with the biblical text, he finds things that others miss entirely. … Continue reading

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Books: The Path to the Cross — Chapter 5

          Available at Amazon.com      Chapter 5 The Last Word Jesus limits judging others Just after a national election, a defeated senator complained about the opposition of certain Christian groups to his candidacy. The senator … Continue reading

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Exposition of Genesis 1–11: Genesis 3:14–15

Genesis 3:14–15 The LORD God said to the serpent, “Because you have done this, cursed are you above all the wild beasts and all the living creatures of the field! On your belly you will crawl and dust you will … Continue reading

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