No Pretense

By Caitlin Pifer
Podcast Episode

Paul, Jon and Liz continue their conversation about Jesus’ honesty, looking in particular at what we can learn about Jesus and honesty from the disciples he chooses.

“Jesus is savoring that right about Nathaniel when he could have bristled at it or reacted in some other way, but instead he’s savoring the honesty of it.”

“Judging is honesty twisted – where you’ve not really taken the time to discern what’s going on in the situation.”

“The worst kind of judgment is hidden judgment. When you begin to put judgment out in a community, it’s actually helpful. I’m not saying that you go around judging people. But if you’ve been stuffing something, it’s really good for you to get that out. Sin always grows in the dark. Ideally, you’re sharing it with a friend and saying, 'am I off here?' ”