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Refusing a Critical Attitude…

Concerning critical attitudes, let me begin by saying no one is immune. We must all guard against developing and nurturing them. In Numbers, Chapter 12, God smote Miriam with leprosy. Why? Because she criticized her brother Moses. Still think having a critical attitude is no big deal? Maybe you grew up in a family that […]

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A LUXURY YOU CAN’T AFFORD…

There are times when I just want to tell someone off. I mean really go at them.  As good as I may feel at the time for doing it, it just isn’t worth it. It just cost to much to be angry at someone enough to tell them off or to allow myself to develop […]

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Refusing A Critical Attitude…

Concerning critical attitudes, let me begin by saying no one is immune. We must all guard against developing and nurturing them. In Numbers, Chapter 12, God smote Miriam with leprosy.  Why?  Because she criticized her brother Moses.  Still think having a critical attitude is no big deal?  Maybe you grew up in a family that […]

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The Cost of a Critical Attitude…

While a critical attitude doesn’t end your relationship with God, it certainly hurts your capacity to enjoy His love and presence.  Miriam and Aaron started out criticizing their brother Moses, and ended up feeling the consequences most in their relationship with God.  Why?  Because God pays attention to the way we treat each other! “But […]

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Resisting the Urge to Criticize…

When we judge or criticize another person it says more about us and our need to be critical than about the person we are criticizing. How in the world did we become so critical? I would like to say that the thoughts I have, and statements I make, are from an entirely analytical perspective, but […]

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