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Category Archives: Church discipline
“He who answers a matter before he hears it, it is folly and shame to him” (Proverbs 18:13). “The first one to plead his cause seems right, until his neighbor comes and examines him” (Proverbs 18:17). These verses are cautioning … Continue reading
“C’mon man” (come on man) is a phrase used on Monday Night Football in response to shockingly bad decisions, inappropriate decisions, poor execution, and bloopers. I have heard, through the years, brethren say things which completely shocked me. Things that … Continue reading
“Judge not that you be not judged” (Matthew 7:1; Luke 6:37). “He who is without sin among you, let him throw a stone at her first” (John 8:7). “There is one Lawgiver… who are you to judge another?” (James 4:12). … Continue reading
There are well over a million lawyers in the U.S.A. (1,143,358 as of the end of 2007. Source: wiki.answers.com). There are more per capita here than anywhere. There are only about 954,000 physicians (www.wsj.com). There are also many lawsuits in … Continue reading
“Sin is sin,” we are sometimes told. Thus, it is concluded that all sins should be dealt with the same way. But is this true? I think not. Let’s notice: 1. Personal, Private Matters between Two Brethren (Matthew 18:15-17). Step … Continue reading