Sermon Notes

Matthew 7:1-5                         July 26, 2015


Jesus On. . .Tolerance

Pastor Scott Suskovic


I.  E Pluribus Unum

Confirmands: What does that mean?

 A. Core value of the United States

B. But what does tolerance mean?

Confirmands: Give a short definition


 C. How BIG is your tent?


II. Matthew 7

Do not judge, so that you may be judged. For with the judgment you make you will be judged. . .why do you see the speck in your neighbor’s eye but do not notice the log in your own eye?. . .you hypocrite, first take the log out of your own eye and then you will see clearly to take the speck out of your neighbor’s eye.

A. How are we NOT to judge?

B. Examples of Jesus’ tolerance and intolerance towards individuals

Confirmands: How did Jesus show both tolerance and intolerance towards the same person?



III. Charleston and Tolerance

A. Do we, should we judge Dylan Roof?

B. God alone will judge Dylan. You don’t have to.


IV. The Intolerance of God

A. Towards _____________________

B. How BIG is God’s tent?

Confirmands: What is the main point?