Have you ever been guilty of judging others?
And when you find out you were wrong, how did you feel?
Absolutely! I would not believe anyone who claims to have never judged anyone! We all do.
I think it is important to distinguish being judging and discerning. I think it gets mixed up a lot today. To discern is to "judge" if someone's actions are wise or not so wise. Are his actions morally OK or not so OK? If I decide to drink a lot and drive snot faced drunk then my friend might discern that my decision is unwise and morally wrong. I might crash my car and hurt someone or myself, I might get a DUI, I might damage someone's property... yep!
Judging someone in a bad way is to condemn someone for their actions. That is not my job. I happen to believe that is God's job.
I have rightly discerned some behavior as being wise or unwise and have engaged in both!
I have also wrongly condemned others for their actions. I ought not to do that but I have done it. I was wrong and I have said I am sorry a number of times. I hope I condemn less and less and less. It makes me feel sad when I catch myself engaging in critical, judgment behavior. Shame on me!
I have been and are guilty. Like Mary Start says, and I quote; "Absolutely! I would not believe anyone who claims to have never judged anyone! We all do). The feeling of knowing I have wrongly judged others, is too much and embarrassing. Due to those feeling I have been good on working my way out as much as possible not to make the same mistakes. By judging less my heart feels free and clean...and I prefer this feeling.
by backporchstories 5 years ago
Morally, we understand that judging others is a sin, but is it still a sin when we judge silently?We have been taught that when we let judgment of others roll off our tongue, we have committed a great sin. However, we all have opinions! Some, we keep in our heads and to ourselves. ...
by SandCastles 4 years ago
From what I've read in the bible, we are to identify wrong behaviours and speak up but we are not to play judge because that makes us prideful and reluctant to take the beam out of our own eye. Many Christians insist that it is their duty to judge and they end up judging everyone about everything....
by Scott S Bateman 14 months ago
Can a Christian render judgment?If God created us, and we have the ability to judge, then God gave us judgment and the power to use it.As Jesus said in Matthew 7:1-3, "Judge not lest ye be judged". He did not forbid us to judge. He asks us in other passages to judge ourselves first and...
by Julianna 8 years ago
Write a hub about judging others
by AdsenseStrategies 8 years ago
One topic I have never seen mentioned on these threads is that of religious guilt.Isn't that one of the reasons that people leave their religions behind, however?Does religion make you feel guilty a lot? Did you belong to a religion and left it because of the guilt
by My Inner Jew 9 years ago
So I was driving home late last night and I came across a church sign that said "You will be judged according to your judging." It made me stop and think wow...How often do I judge people. NOt on big issues, but little issues like how they dress and how they walk and...
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