To Judge or Not To Judge?
- 1. Matthew 7:1 in context
- 2. When to judge?
- 3. When not to judge?
(Is. 64:6, NIV)
One of the most misused, misquoted, and misunderstood Scriptures in the Bible comes from Isaiah 64:6, where Isaiah writes, “All of us have become like one who is unclean, and all our righteous acts are like filthy rags …” (NIV).
1. Who are the angels of God?
2. The work of the angels of God.
Phil. 2:12 So then, my beloved, just as you have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your salvation with fear and trembling;
|1. Work Requested (2:12a,b)|
|2. Work Requirements (2:12c-18)
(i) Work Reverently (2:12c)
(ii) Work Confidently (2:13)
(iii) Work Willingly (2:14)
(iv) Work Blamelessly (2:15)
(v) Work Steadfastly (2:16)
(vi) Work Cheerfully (2:17,18)
John 9:1-2 KJV
(1) And as Jesus passed by, he saw a man which was blind from his birth. (2) And his disciples asked him, saying, Master, who did sin, this man, or his parents, that he was born blind?
Jesus often asked questions:
There was a great work to be done (leaving slavery in Egypt), but …
There is also a great work to be done today (saving souls from slavery to sin) …
Let’s not make similar objections today:
1Cor. 15:58 Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your toil is not in vain in the Lord.