What Does The Bible Mean That We Are Not To Judge Others?

I was reading a reblog from Brother Wally Fry’s Truth In Palmyra by Altruistico and I happened to see this one and was intrigued. It is not very many Christians who are tackling this subject today for the very reason he shares within this post. I am glad to see the Holy Spirit is raising those who are not fearful to teach the truth as directed by the Holy Spirit despite what might come their way as far as criticisms! Good work here and great message we need in this age we are living! God bless you as you continue in your obedience and service to the Lord and to each of us the Lord leads your way!!!


Jesus’ command not to judge others could be the most widely quoted of His sayings, even though it is almost invariably quoted in complete disregard of its context. Here is Jesus’ statement: “Do not judge, or you too will be judged” (Matthew 7:1). Many people use this verse in an attempt to silence their critics, interpreting Jesus’ meaning as “You don’t have the right to tell me I’m wrong.” Taken in isolation, Jesus’ command “Do not judge” does indeed seem to preclude all negative assessments. However, there is much more to the passage than those three words.

The Bible’s command that we not judge others does not mean we cannot show discernment. Immediately after Jesus says, “Do not judge,” He says, “Do not give dogs what is sacred; do not throw your pearls to pigs” (Matthew 7:6). A little later in the same sermon, He…

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About Roland Ledoux

Pastor of Oasis Bible Ministry, an outreach ministry of intercessory prayer, encouragement and exhortation of the Word of God and author of the ministry blog, For The Love of God. I live in Delta, Colorado with my beautiful wife of 49+ years and a beautiful yellow lab whom we affectionately call Bella.
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