Judgmental Christianity

The very thing most Christian’s complain about. (Government imposing laws that are against what they believe,Getting judged,etc..) they are doing to non believers. The bible specifically says we are not to judge the world.1 Corinthians 5:12 It isn’t my responsibility to judge outsiders, but it certainly is your responsibility to judge those inside the church who are sinning.
There are alot more important issues we as Christians should be rallying against . Child slavery, sex slavery, feeding the homeless, reaching the lost,loving people and each other. But instead we are focused on something that doesn’t matter in the scope of eternity.In doing so we turn people off to Jesus. I have heard time and time again from non believers about Christians judging them and their lifestyles and it is a huge turn off to them. I mean why would they want to be a Christian and then sit there and turn their proverbial nose up and judge everyone. its not enticing to anyone. As a Christian we cannot be upset when the world acts like the world,but when the kingdom acts like the world then we must take a stand and judge.
Most people Christians and Non-Christians alike will misquote this scripture Matthew 7:1 “Judge not, that you be not judged. When you quote scripture you have to quote it in context. The whole part of that scripture is Matthew 7:17 “Judge not, that you be not judged. For with the judgment you pronounce you will be judged, and with the measure you use it will be measured to you. Why do you see the speck that is in your brother’s eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own eye?
What Jesus is saying here in context is : If you have a problem with a certain sin(Porn,adultery,cussing,greed,thievery,etc) then you cant tell someone else that they need to stop while you still doing it. BUT once you overcome the sin you can help walk your brother/sister through overcoming their sin. It needs to be done in love and not in a judgmental way.
Also when they say “Only God can judge me” if they aren’t a born again Christian they are 100% totally correct. but if they are a born again Christian church goer, they are opening themselves up to judgement by their fellow Christians. If a believer sees another believer sinning, it is his Christian duty to lovingly and respectfully confront the person with his sin. Most people what they mean is “Don’t tell me anything about the way I behave”
Matthew 18:15-1715 “If your brother sins against you, go and tell him his fault, between you and him alone. If he listens to you, you have gained your brother. 16 But if he does not listen, take one or two others along with you, that every charge may be established by the evidence of two or three witnesses. 17 If he refuses to listen to them, tell it to the church. And if he refuses to listen even to the church, let him be to you as a Gentile and a tax collector.
We judge situations everyday and we also judge people everyday. the Bible also exhorts us to beware of evildoers and false prophets and to avoid those who practice all kinds of evil. How are we to discern who these people are if we do not make some kind of judgment about them? We are to “judge” sin, but always with the goal of presenting the solution for sin and its consequences—the Lord Jesus Christ
John 7:24  Do not judge by appearances, but judge with right judgment.”
There is a difference between judging and condemning we are to judge a righteous judgement but without condemnation. Most Christians get this wrong, I, myself get this wrong alot of times. When we judge it is always to bring a fellow brother or sister closer to God and further from sin. It is not to be superior christian or Mr Holy Roller. As Christian you will be judged, get over it. Until the day you die you will be judge here on earth. Christians will judge you and non christians will judge you. I think as a Christian we need to be more loving and caring in our walk and be mindful that the people around us have a very good chance of spending eternity in Hell, and we should do all that we can to make sure that we can help as many people as possible spend eternity in heaven worshipping God and not in eternal Damnation.

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