ANALOGIES

          

    
27. Things That Drain Your Energy And Raise Your Energy
26. Confident And Arrogant
25. Mother And Father
24. Busy Leaders And Productive Leaders
23. Busy People And Productive People
22. Critical Thinking And Creative Thinking
21. The Old Covenant And The New Covenant
20. Meddling And Helping
19. Pride And Humility
18. Critical Spirit And Caring Spirit
17. Emotional Immaturity And Emotional Maturity
16. Religion And Gospel
15. Intelligence And Wisdom
14. Teacher And Guru
13. Spiritual Gifts And Talents
12. Spiritual Gifts And Fruit Of The Spirit
11. Love And Lust
10. Live Churches And Dead Churches
9. Unbroken And Broken People
8. Children Learn What They Live
7. Man And God
6. Self-Centered Life And Self-Centered Deeds
5. Man's Way And God's Way
4. Men And Women
3. Winner And Loser
2. Competitors And Innovaters
1. Manager And Leader

 
Critical Spirit And Caring Spirit
 

No. Critical Spirit Caring Spirit
1

   Condemns the person as well as the action

   Condemns the action, but not the person

The words of the reckless pierce like swords, but the tongue of the wise brings healing - Proverbs 12:18
2

   Focuses on others' faults

   Focuses on our own faults

Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother's eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye? - Luke 6:41
3

   Ridicules others

   Encourages others

Whoever derides their neighbor has no sense, but the one who has understanding holds their tongue. - Proverbs 11:12
4

   Makes judgments based on appearances

   Makes judgments based on facts

Jesus presents this imperative "Stop judging by mere appearances, but instead judge correctly. - John 7:24
5

   Assumes the worst about others

   Assumes the best about others

Does our law condemn a man without first hearing him to find out what he has been doing? - John 7:51
6

   Tears others down without seeing their unmet needs

   Builds others up according to their inner needs

Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen - Ephesians 4:29
7

   Publicly criticizes others

   Privately confronts others

If your brother or sister sins, go and point out their fault, just between the two of you. If they listen to you, you have won them over. - Matthew 18:15
8

   Reacts pridefully when given advice

   Responds positively when given advice

Where there is strife, there is pride, but wisdom is found in those who take advice. - Proverbs 13:10
9

   Lacks mercy toward others

   Extends mercy toward others

Speak and act as those who are going to be judged by the law that gives freedom, because judgment without mercy will be shown to anyone who has not been merciful. Mercy triumphs over judgment - James 2:12-13