Perhaps the most well-known, most quoted, and most taken out of context scripture: “Judge not, that you be no judged” (Matthew 7:1). When a judgment is made against another, if a person knows any little bit about the Bible, often this verse will be the response: “The Bible says to not judge me.” How dare you question me or suggest that I am wrong! Thus, this verse is used to teach that zero judgments should be made about others. Is this what Jesus meant? Does Jesus mean that we all should leave each other alone and not make any judgments regarding sin in the lives of others?
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