4 Times Christians Should Judge

Despite a popular error, there are 4 times when Christians should judge. #BibleLoveNotes #Bible #Biblestudy

It's never popular to use the "J" word. 

Even non-Christians like reciting "Judge not!" 

But there are 4 times to judge:
1. Personal examination: 
"Examine yourselves to see whether you are in the faith; test yourselves" (2 Corinthians 13:5). 

2. Helping deceived Christians:
"If someone is caught in a sin, you who live by the Spirit should restore that person gently." (Galatians 6:1)

3. Judging false teachers and false beliefs: 
"Watch out for false prophets ... A good tree cannot bear bad fruit...Thus, by their fruit you will recognize them" (Matthew 7:15-20). 

4. Exposing evil:
"Have nothing to do with the fruitless deeds of darkness, but rather expose them" (Ephesians 5:8-17). 

Let's avoid hypocritical judgment, but embrace Biblical judgment which gives us discernment, protects us from error and qualifies us to help others.
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Despite a popular error, there are 4 times when Christians should judge. #BibleLoveNotes #Bible #Biblestudy

9 comments:

  1. Your points are well taken that there are times when we can and should Judge with discernment. Bringing about righteousness - -
    The criticizing type of Judgment is not what we should be doing.

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    1. Yes, Hazel. When we judge for no purpose except to criticize or gossip, we are not judging Biblically.
      thanks for stopping by.

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    2. We christians are good putting everything in one box. Music is one of them. Not all music we are listening is evil. I can even tell you that if i listen to a love song i can hear God speaking to me. And its not even a Christian song.

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  2. Gail, I'm so glad you left a comment on my blog. I wouldn't have seen this fantastic resource. I will be linking to you from my blog, The Inspired Day soon. Have a blessed day!

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    1. Melanie,
      Thanks for the kind comments. And thanks for recommending BLN as a resource.
      Bless you,
      Gail

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  3. Amen, Amen, and Amen. Thank you for sharing this.

    ~Katie
    www.simplefoody.org

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    1. Thanks, Katie, for chiming in with a confirming "Amen."
      Gail : )

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  4. I appreciate you presenting times when judgment is the appropriate action.

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