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City Church Boise Sermons

Jan 5, 2020

As the right judgments of Jesus toward us flow from his proven love for us, rightly judging one another is a supreme act of love toward each other.

Matthew 7:1-6 ESV
"Judge not, that you be not judged. For with the judgment you pronounce you will be judged, and with the measure you use it will be measured to you. Why do you see the speck that is in your brother's eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own eye? Or how can you say to your brother, 'Let me take the speck out of your eye,' when there is the log in your own eye? You hypocrite, first take the log out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to take the speck out of your brother's eye. "Do not give dogs what is holy, and do not throw your pearls before pigs, lest they trample them underfoot and turn to attack you.

Taking the log out of your own eye in order to judge others rightly means:

  1. Remember we’re all equal at the foot of the cross
  2. Remember we’re all in (His) process
  3. Remembering each of us has the capacity to commit every sort of sin. The difference between “us” and “them” is often circumstances.
  4. Ensure we are motivated by love for the person