by Mike Ratliff
36 Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful.
37 “And do not judge, and you will not be judged; and do not condemn, and you will not be condemned; pardon, and you will be pardoned. 38 Give, and it will be given to you. They will pour into your lap a good measure–pressed down, shaken together, running over. For by your standard of measure it will be measured to you in return.” Luke 6:36-38 (LSB)
Before we go into the consequences of improper judging of others, I need to clear up a point. When a Christian apologist, preacher, or teacher presents a case against false teachings or unbelief according to God’s will they are not guilty of improper judging. In fact, scripture directs us to do this. Continue reading