(Landon Schott) Judgment is a part of grace. When you experience true grace with repentance, you don’t have to fear biblical judgment. “Don’t judge me,” has to be the most oft-used response when it comes to Christianity and any behavior the Bible refers to as sinful. I have jokingly said, “‘Don’t judge me’ is the Facebook Christian’s favorite verse to partially quote.”

Most people don’t understand Jesus, grace or judgment, so they end up patching together their partial understandings to create their own version of the truth. It is true the Bible warns of the dangers of judging. Matthew 7:1 says, “Judge not, that you be not judged.” But you can’t stop there; you must continue to read the teaching of Jesus. Matthew 7:2 says, “For with what judgment you judge, you will be judged. And with the measure you use, it will be measured again for you.” Jesus is instructing us to not judge impartially or hypocritically, but too many believers have interpreted this to mean don’t judge at all. READ MORE