Out Of Context
August 12: Judge Jesus' Way
Some have said that Jesus’ words about judging are the most famous in modern America, surpassing even John 3:16. Jesus did indeed say, “Judge not!” but make sure to read the context. Jesus was not against being judgmental. Yet he was very against the hypocrisy of many judgmental people who overlooked their own flaws in a zealous attempt to point out the flaws of others. His words, clearly understood, encourage us to look in the mirror first and judge others in love afterwards.