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Jesus Is for Losers In this essay, Shane Claiborne argues that "Folks are hungry for a Christianity that mirrors Jesus, not the judgmentalism that has done more to repel than to woo..." Resource type: Article Source: The Christian Reflection Project Author: Shane Claiborne Judgment and Love If there is one absolute in our secular culture today it is non-judgmentalism. How should we navigate the ways of judgement and love? A sermon from Bishop Robert Barron. Resource type: Sermon (Complete) Source: Word on Fire Author: Bishop Robert Barron Learning Discernment from the Desert Monastics An article by L. Roger Owens about applying desert monastics' wisdom and discernment in a modern context. Owens tells of a classroom exercise that revealed discernment as a "learned gift" that requires the absence of judgmentalism. Resource type: Article Source: Faith and Leadership Author: L. Roger Owens Prayer of Confession: Hoarding God's blessings Christine Longhurst presents a prayer of confession inspired by Joshua 5:9-12. It asks mercy for our self-centeredness, self-righteousness, and judgmentalism. Resource type: Element of Worship Source: Re-Worship Author: Christine Longhurst The Arrogance of Our Religion "O Lord...We pout in our prosperity when you distribute your generosity so 'unjustly.'" A prayer of confession by Bill Wesner, based on Psalm 145, Matthew 20:1-16, and Philippians 1:21-30, that contrasts our judgmentalism with God's mercy. Resource type: Element of Worship Source: Re-Worship Author: Bill Wesner In Defense of a Civil Tongue On one hand, sin and evil should not go unchallenged. On the other hand, to challenge evil can quickly degenerate into judgmentalism. This article challenges us to civility in our prophetic role to call out injustice. Resource type: Article Source: Working Preacher Author: Nathan Aaseng True Fasting Asking God to keep us from dry religion, legalism, judgmentalism, personal piety, selfishness, and lifeless worship, John van de Laar's prayer asks God to teach us "true fasting" that reflects God's love with compassion and service. Resource type: Element of Worship Source: Sacredise Author: John van de Laar A Piece of Jesus' Mind This exegesis of Luke 7:36-50 explores how and why Jesus’ presence at Simon the Pharisee’s table brings peace to the sinful woman but turmoil to the judgmental Pharisees. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis Source: Patheos Author: Alyce McKenzie How We Should Deal With the Sins of Others...And How We Usually Get It Wrong Commenting on Luke 17:3-4, Mark Roberts discusses Jesus' approach to dealing with the sin of a fellow Christian: "the messy middle between judgmental criticism and passive acceptance." We are to confront with the goal of forgiveness. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis Source: The High Calling Author: Mark D. Roberts Welcome the Weak in Faith This devotional on Romans 14:1 suggests that we examine our own feelings and actions when we become judgmental and divisive in our attitudes toward other Christians. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis Source: The High Calling Author: Mark Roberts Earthly Rewards, Blaming the Refs, Tim Tebow, and What to do When the Root Beer is Gone News items for sermon illustrations (October 2012). Useful for discussing heroism and compassion, judgmentalism and blame, spiritual blindness and repentance, media bias, marriage and love, evangelism and gospel outreach. Resource type: Sermon Illustration Source: Preaching Today Author: Matt Woodley Getting Serious In this written sermon, David Galloway preaches on Mark 9:38-50, emphasizing our need to find commonality within our various Christian denominations and practices. Resource type: Sermon (Complete) Source: Day1 Author: David Galloway Full Text Hymns on Judgmentalism The Great Judgment MorningPD
Day of Judgment, Day of WondersPD
And Must I Be to Judgment Brought?PD
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The Plumb Line and the Samaritan Worship planning resources for Psalm 82, Amos 7:7-17, Luke 10:25-37, and Colossians 1:1-14. Themes include God's justice and showing compassion to others. Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline Source: Discipleship Ministries The Ones We Long For Expressing our world's divisiveness, exclusion, and judgmentalism, John van de Laar's prayer asks that God give us the courage to be people who can fulfill society's longing for healing, restoration, unity, and inclusion. Resource type: Element of Worship Source: Sacredise Author: John van de Laar Pentecost: Celebrating the Coming of the Holy Spirit. This full worship planning resource is for celebrating the coming of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost, the fiftieth day after Easter: a day for celebrating the fullness of the Spirit's work in and through us. Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline Source: Discipleship Ministries Author: United Methodist Church - Discipleship Ministries All You Gotta Do Is Call. Maybe. In this Groundwork podcast by Scott Hoezee and Dave Bast, they explore the apparent contradiction in Romans 10:13 and Matthew 7:21. They unpack how one is speaking about the power of preaching, the other about hypocrisy. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis Source: Groundwork Author: Scott Hoezee Bible Belt to New Monastic This video interview explores themes of the Gospel, judgmentalism, and grace as Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove reflects on his journey from a "Bible belt Christian" to a follower of new monasticism. Resource type: Audio/Video Source: The Work of the People Author: Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove Day of Pentecost Pentecost, celebrated fifty days after Easter, is about the fullness of the Spirit's work in us. A collection of preaching and worship planning resources for Psalm 104; John 15:26-16:15; Acts 2:1-21; and Romans 8:22-27. Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline Source: Discipleship Ministries Ethics Shiao Chong draws out the differences between being judgmental and holding someone accountable or being being discerning. Being judgmental arises from our sinful desire to avoid our own faults by focusing on another's. Resource type: Article Source: The Banner Author: Shiao Chong Armageddon and the “Kings from the East” This article considers the Apocalypse from a Catholic perspective, focusing on the meaning of strife, and finding hope in the Church in the midst of the modern turmoil and darkness. Resource type: Article Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review Author: Scott Pauline
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