Take Off the Judicial Robes

'Take off the Judicial robes, God doesn't need your help.'

Jesus made it very clear, He really did not leave us any 'wiggle room.'

"Stop judging." (Matthew 7)

It's really risky business, it's like walking on thin ice...eventually, we will crash through the shaky foundation of our wrong assumptions.

It's really sneaky, isn't it? We tend to judge another Christian in two areas - their MOTIVES and their CHARACTER. Amazingly, we tend to do this with very few facts!! We know 10% of what is true, but we judge like we know 90% of the truth.

All Christians stumble at times and all Christians have tough days and all Christians have times in which we are certainly not a good witness for our Father. Ok, do you want to spiritually demote them when you see this happen? Throw them out of God's family? Question if they are truly saved? Assume that their faith is weak? Voice disappointment in them? Use a Bible verse as a spiritual hammer? Wow, no wonder Jesus ordered us to take off our Judicial robes....Can you imagine the damage done, in God's family, by judging?

Let's get off the thin ice, ok? If we are going to make a mistake, let's err on the side of love. God's love is very practical how it shows itself.....one very loving act is verbal silence, refusing to judge.:

"Do not judge, or you too will be judged. For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measured to you."
Matthew 7: 1-2 (No Wiggle Room)

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