Discerning, Not Condemning

Greg Laurie 90x115by Greg Laurie

“Instead, we will speak the truth in love, growing in every way more and more like Christ, who is the head of his body, the church.”

—Ephesians 4:15

It seems as though every nonbeliever knows Matthew 7:1: “Do not judge others, and you will not be judged.” Generally, it goes something like this: The Christian approaches a compromising Christian or a nonbeliever and talks about his or her need for Christ. At some point, the Christian will say that a certain thing is a sin. The other person will respond, “Who are you to judge me? Doesn’t the Bible itself say, ‘Judge not, lest you be judged’? ”

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