Judging

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The Haste of the Hermandads

The Haste of the Hermandads

[438 words] In the 1100s, in an effort to protect travelers going from northern Spain over the Pyrenees to Santiago de Compostela in Galicia (Dogs of God, Reston, 50), a military force known as the hermandads (“the brotherhood”) was organized. Soon, these vigilantes...

Have You Ever Noticed…

Have You Ever Noticed…

[232 words] ...when the other fellow acts that way, he is ugly; when you do, it is nerves. ...when others are set in their ways, they’re obstinate; when you are, it is firmness. ...when your neighbor doesn’t like your friend, he is prejudiced; when you don’t like his,...

Expressions and Impressions

Expressions and Impressions

[449 words] Are you approachable? It is likely each of us can say, “Yes, I am approachable. Why do you ask?” It was not long ago that I heard a sister say to the preacher, “You’re approachable.” This is an interesting remark. Is the case that some in the congregation,...

An Unnecessary Exercise

An Unnecessary Exercise

[371 words] A man was hoeing his garden in a chair. Said the passerby to himself, "What laziness!" However, closer observation revealed to the passerby a pair of crutches leaning against the chair. The passerby was guilty of that unnecessary exercise called "jumping...

Fault-Finding is Easy

Fault-Finding is Easy

[353 words] Most folk are eager to confess the faults of others, while seldom confessing any of their own. Often this is prevalent among Christians, who should know that their ethical standard is in reverse when they engage in such action. Instead of gossiping about a...

Who is to Judge?

Who is to Judge?

  [245 words] Who gets to decide what is right and what is wrong? Why are some actions considered right while other actions are considered wrong? Who or what is the standard of judgment? I am not the standard of judgment. My clear conscience does not mean that I...