Matthew 7:1-2: “Judge not, that you be not judged. For with what judgement you judge, you yourself will be judged…”
Jesus cautions us about judging, but also gives us instruction on how to judge: I must start with myself.
Consider some questions and come back Sunday night to discuss more on this message:
Have you ever been judged by someone? How did you react?
Have you ever judged someone? On what basis did you judge them?
Why is Christ harsher in His criticism of hypocrites than pagans?
What are some examples of people who judged?
How might both Biblical and unbiblical judgement be observed in the Church today?
Why would Jesus use “hogs’ and “dogs” to describe people in verse 6?
What is the difference between judgement and discernment in this passage?
What are some of the effects on yourself and others when you judge?
Is is wrong to talk to someone about someone else?
How do you help someone who is judging or being judged?