To Judge or Not to Judge (Part 3)

In part one we found that judging is appropriate when the source of a judgment is God and not self.  Part two suggested ways we might know whether a judgment is from God.  Knowing whether a judgment is from God or not is a good start but it isn’t the whole picture.  We can know…

To Judge or Not to Judge (Part 2)

Previously, we explored the subject of judging and the confusion it can cause.  We discovered that judging in itself isn’t wrong but that it does matter who the source of a judgment is.  If God is the source, we are called to express that judgment.  If self is the source, our judgment is wrong. The…

To Judge or Not to Judge. That Is the Question…

For many Christians, judging is a confusing subject.  “Do not judge, so that you won’t be judged” is an ever-ready verse in discussions about judging (Matt. 7:1).  Yet being a Christian automatically involves a person in judgments.  Christianity claims Christ is the only way to God and calls a number of socially acceptable behaviors sinful…