“Let us therefore no longer pass judgement on one another, but resolve instead never to put a stumbling block or hindrance in the way of another.” Romans 14:13
With what is going on around the world, and us, it is very easy for anyone to blame the next person for whatever happened.
We love to point fingers at another person during our moment of troubles. We don’t want to accept that part of what happened to us is our fault. Rather, we blamed those people closer to us as if they are responsible.
Apart from this, we are likely to derive joy when something happened to someone, and there, we joyfully judge this person as if it is in our power to do so. Often we may not even realise that we have gone this far in passing out our judgement.
This is why the bible is there for us to learn, for us to understand and acknowledge the ways of God.
The bible says, we SHOULD stop judging others. I have been guilty of this several times and you can’t deny this either. As Christians, we are forever under the tutelage of God. He instructs us about his laws and love and we must behave to others people even if they are not Christians like us.
Many people who are being judged by you are likely to find their lives in more miserable situation than before. They may lose hope after listening to how you judged them. They may end up committing suicide because through your judgement, they may felt that they are actually irresponsible as you called them.
And if this happened to them, then you have sinned by putting a stumbling block in their ways, which prevented them from changing their lives and accepting Christ.
Are you getting this?
God does not teach us to treat unbelievers like goats. He instructs us to love them and care for them. Also He reminds us through His word that we MUST NOT JUDGE!
I implore you from now on to please stop judging others. God alone has the power and the authority to Judge. You and I don’t have the right to do this and please stop it!