Sermon – Do Not Be Quick To Condemn

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Date: June 10, 2012

Speaker: Pastor Dennis Sallas

Notes:

But Jesus bent down and started to write on the ground with his finger. When they kept on questioning him, he straightened up and said to them, “If any one of you is without sin, let him be the first to throw a stone at her.” Again he stooped down and wrote on the ground. (John 8:6-8)

Jesus straightened up and asked her, “woman, where are they? Has no one condemned you?” “No one sir,” she said. “Then neither do I condemn you,” Jesus declared, “Go now and leave your life of sin.” (John 8:10-11)

Be slow to speak. (James 1:19) (Proverbs 13:3)

Even a fool is thought wise if he keeps silent, and discerning if he holds his tongue. (Proverbs 17:28)

Be slow to condemn. (Psalm 37:30)

Do not condemn and you will not be condemned. Forgive and you will be forgiven. Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.” (Luke 6:37-38)

Be generous with your praise and cautious with your criticism. (Luke 17:3)

But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere. (James 3:17)

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