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When does our judgment toward others reveal the evil in our own hearts?

July 19, 2011

Reflecting on A.W. Tozer’s description of someone with a contentious spirit, Ray Ortlund comments:

When negativity about someone else pours out of our mouths, could we  be exposing, without realizing it, our own evil?  If that irony dawns on us, we are ready to hear the gospel at a deeper level.  We are ready to see God’s wrath unleashed not against the person we despise, nor against us, but against Christ on the cross.  And then we are ready to become honest about ourselves and generous toward the other sinner.

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