For many years now we’ve often heard the statement, “Don’t judge!” used illogically and unbiblically.

Did that person make a judgment to make that statement?

Of course!

What we think Jesus meant in Matthew 7:1 when He said: “Do not judge lest you be judged..” was be certain of our heart attitude in the way we judge. He meant don’t be self-righteous, hasty, unmerciful, prejudiced or condemning without cause…like the Pharisees, the religious leaders of His day.

Let’s look at the Biblical record