The most misquoted verse in the Bible: judge not!

Judge not, that you be not judged” (Matthew 7:1) is probably the most misquoted verse in the Bible.  This verse is being quoted many times by those who are for same-sex partnerships.  The typical comment on Facebook is: “Who are you to judge?  After all didn’t Jesus say, Judge not lest ye be judged.”  The assumption is that Jesus says we should never condemn another’s lifestyle as we are in no position to judge or evaluate.

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Poisonous greed and religious hypocrisy

God doesn’t loose his temper like us, but he certainly gets angry.  Many times the Bible speaks about God’s wrath or anger.  God’s anger is his steady, consistent, personal, divine revulsion to evil and his personal opposition to it.  God gets angry over sin, especially in those who claim to be his people.

 

 It should not surprise us then that Jesus got angry; angry enough to overturn tables and chairs in the temple precinct. 

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