Do not Judge! (Matthew 7:1-6)

In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus addressed the issue of judgment. He said to His disciples: “Do not judge, so that you won’t be judged.” We must be extra cautious in how we understand this verse because it has been greatly misused over the years. Let us consider: Stop Judging One Another Jesus toldContinue reading “Do not Judge! (Matthew 7:1-6)”

Selfishly Criticizing God (Malachi 3:13-18)

In the previous section of our study of Malachi, the Lord told His children to “bring the full tithe into the storehouse…and thereby put Me to the test.” If they would trust Him, He would “rebuke the devourer for you, so that it will not destroy the fruits of your soil, and your vine inContinue reading “Selfishly Criticizing God (Malachi 3:13-18)”

Who Are You to Judge? (James 4:11-17)

Did you know that one of the most misunderstood verses in the Bible is so misunderstood that people rarely quote the entire verse! It is Luke 6:37 and many times only the first three words are quoted: “Do not judge…” Non-Christians will use this verse as a weapon to seek to silence Christians from sharingContinue reading “Who Are You to Judge? (James 4:11-17)”