Tag Archive: judging

Romans 14-16, Strengthening Your Weakest Link

Downloaded from: http://brosimonsays.wordpress.com/2013/03/09/romans-14-16-strengthening-your-weakest-link/ ELDER DALLIN H. OAKS: “As a General Authority, it is my responsibility to preach general principles. When I do, I don’t try to define all the exceptions. There are exceptions to some rules. For example, we believe the commandment is not violated by killing pursuant to a lawful order in an armed conflict. But don’t ask me to give an opinion on your exception. I only teach…
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Hypocrisy – What’s on the Inside Matters

Object Lesson

I used this object lesson to teach about hypocrisy to my Seminary class. First, I printed chewing gum inserts on card stock.  Each insert was 140mm x 18mm and fit inside a Juicy Fruit wrapper. On each was written the following references and words: “Thou Whited Wall” Acts 23:3 and  “Full of Dead Men’s Bones”  Matthew 23:27. After cutting them out, I put the “fake” gum in the center section…
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Don’t judge a Kiwi by it’s cover

Object Lesson

Pass around the kiwi fruit. Make the point that the kiwi has a rough, unpleasant, hairy, tasteless exterior. Ask the students the following questions: 1) What makes the kiwi fruit seem unappealing? (It’s exterior.) 2) What are some outward features by which we judge others? 3) Who might be “kiwi people” around us? When the fruit has been examined by everyone, peel off the skin, and slice up the inside…
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Speaking Negatively about others or Being Judgemental

Object Lesson

Talk about how when we only focus on the negative aspects of a person that is all we see, we can’t see the good things about them. This is why it is dangerous to talk negatively about a person to others. This might form a wrongful negative opinion of that person in the minds of others. Also you could talk about not judging others before you know all the facts…
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