Matthew 7:1 “Judge not, that you be not judged.”
As a Believer and witness to the gospel of Jesus Christ how am I to understand this verse? If you, like me, have ever discussed or had a confrontation with someone about their eternal destiny there is a pretty decent chance they’ve used this verse in retaliation. “Don’t judge me… only ‘god’ can judge…” is what they will say.
Now what? It seems that they’ve got you just where they want you. “Oh okay, I guess that’s the end of this discussion, right?”
Of course not, because to rightly divide the word of truth we must have an answer to this sort of a common retort. Scripture in the hands of those that want to twist and manipulate is a dangerous thing. Satan used scripture when he was tempting the Lord in the wilderness and as we consider the Lord Jesus…
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