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Joey Elsky-“Help My Relationships” Less Critical, More Kind.
February 14, 2021

Joey Elsky-“Help My Relationships” Less Critical, More Kind.

February 14, 2021

“Help My Relationships”

 

Less Critical, More Kind

 

Big idea is kryptonite to relationships.

 “Do not . Matthew 7:1

“Do not , Matthew 7:1

Judge – KRINO

Analyze or evaluate………………………..…condemn or attack

 “Stop judging by mere appearances, but instead .” John 7:24

 “Do not Judge, or you to will be judged. For in the  you judge others, you will be judged, and with  you use, it will be measured to you.” Matthew 7:1-2 

In relationships, we generally judge…

• Others by their .

• Ourselves by our .

“Why do you look at the  of sawdust in your brother’s eye and pay no attention to the  in your own eye? Matthew 7:3-5

How can you say to your brother, ‘Let me take the speck out of your eye,’  a plank in your own eye? Matthew 7:3-5

  have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God.” Romans 3:23 

A person is someone who makes light of their and spotlight on the .

You hypocrite,  take the plank out of your , and  you will  to  the speck from your brother’s eye.” Matthew 7:3-5 

Jesus uses this masterful story to tell us:

  1. Silence is not the

 judge” does not mean “ ADDRESS.”

It means address with mercy and kindness, not condemnation.

“Mercy triumphs over judgment.” James 2:13 

2. Be forewarned, judgment has a  affect.

The of judgement you give others will be the level you receive back.

3. The  step in correcting well is to see and remove our sin .

4 correction is done with kindness, gentleness, and humility.

CHALLENGE:

The next time I critique someone I care about I will:

1.  my own sin.

2. Correct with .

3. Make my  restoration, not condemnation.

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