Did Jesus Really Say That? Matthew 5–7. Did Jesus Really Say? “Judge not, that you be not judged.” Matthew 7:1(ESV)

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  • Did Jesus Really Say That?Matthew 57

  • Did Jesus Really Say?Judge not, that you be not judged.Matthew 7:1(ESV)

  • This principle must take into account both the immediate context as well as the broader Biblical context. Otherwise it teaches that no one can ever declare that anyone or anything is right or wrong, true or false, helpful or hurtful.

  • This principle must take into account both the immediate context as well as the broader Biblical context. Otherwise it teaches that no one can ever declare that anyone or anything is right or wrong, true or false, helpful or hurtful.Context will show that Jesus is not making a blanket statement that has no exceptions.

  • This principle must take into account both the immediate context as well as the broader Biblical context. Otherwise it teaches that no one can ever declare that anyone or anything is right or wrong, true or false, helpful or hurtful.Context will show that Jesus is not making a blanket statement that has no exceptions.Context will show that He does not want His disciples being Pharisaical in their judging. Context will show that He is speaking of a specific type of judging hypocritical judging.

  • Additional teaching in both the Old and New Testament will demonstrate that God has given the responsibility of judging certain people at specific times to God-appointed individuals or groups.

  • Today Satan has instilled the philosophy in our world that it doesn't matter what a person believes. If a person truly believes something and is sincere, one is being judgmental if he questions the other person's beliefs. Many people today would have us believe we should not pass judgment on a sincere, well-meaning person, even if his beliefs fly squarely in the face of the Word of God. That is an unbiblical philosophy, and it absolutely is not the meaning of this Scripture.

  • Dont judge more harshly than Gods gracious judgment, or that will be the standard God will use for you!

  • Dont judge more harshly than Gods gracious judgment, or that will be the standard God will use for you!

    Hypocritical judging is judging more harshly than we judge ourselves. Dont do it!

  • Christ uses a humorous over-the-top illustration concerning seeing properly to make his point hypocritical judging is absurd, it just doesnt work and is usually detected by others!

  • Judgments that are hypocritical (Matt 7:3-5; Rom 2:1-2,21-22)

  • Judgments that are hypocritical (Matt 7:3-5; Rom 2:1-2,21-22) Judgments that are harsh, without mercy (Matt 7:2; Luke 18:9-14)

  • Judgments that are hypocritical (Matt 7:3-5; Rom 2:1-2,21-22) Judgments that are harsh, without mercy (Matt 7:2; Luke 18:9-14)Judgments that are based on mere appearance or selective facts, not on the whole truth/facts (John 7:24; Luke 7:36-50)

  • Judgments that are make too quickly or prematurely (Prov 18:13; 1 Cor 4:3-5)

  • Judgments that are make too quickly or prematurely (Prov 18:13; 1 Cor 4:3-5)Judgments that go beyond Scriptural teaching into the area of a believers legitimate liberties (Rom 14:3-4,10,13)

  • Judgments that are make too quickly or prematurely (Prov 18:13; 1 Cor 4:3-5)Judgments that go beyond Scriptural teaching into the area of a believers legitimate liberties (Rom 14:3-4,10,13)Judgments on someone for whom you have no authority to judge or in an area that you have no authority to judge (Gal 6:1; Rom 12:19)

  • Do not be nave, do not fail to be discerning, or unwise in your treatment of others

  • Do not be nave, do not fail to be discerning, or unwise in your treatment of others-in the context of judging others non-hypocritically

  • Some treasures/truths must only be given to those able to appreciate and value them

  • Some treasures/truths must only be given to those able to appreciate and value themSpiritual truth and confrontation can cause some to become enraged careful!

  • Climatic Teaching on How The Disciples Could Live Out The Teachings in This Sermon (7:7-12)Help for the Task Ahead (7:7-11)

  • Climatic Teaching on How The Disciples Could Live Out The Teachings in This Sermon (7:7-12)Help for the Task Ahead (7:7-11)Ask (7:7a)

  • Climatic Teaching on How The Disciples Could Live Out The Teachings in This Sermon (7:7-12)Help for the Task Ahead (7:7-11)Ask (7:7a)Seek (7:7b)

  • Climatic Teaching on How The Disciples Could Live Out The Teachings in This Sermon (7:7-12)Help for the Task Ahead (7:7-11)Ask (7:7a)Seek (7:7b)Knock (7:7c)

  • Climatic Teaching on How The Disciples Could Live Out The Teachings in This Sermon (7:7-12)Help for the Task Ahead (7:7-11)Ask (7:7a)Seek (7:7b)Knock (7:7c)Good as determined by the Father, for the purpose of living as followers of Jesus Christ (7:9-11)

  • Climatic Teaching on How The Disciples Could Live Out The Teachings in This Sermon (7:7-12)General Principle for the Task Ahead So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law, and the Prophets (7:12)

  • Climatic Teaching on How The Disciples Could Live Out The Teachings in This Sermon (7:7-12)General Principle for the Task Ahead So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law, and the Prophets (7:12)

  • As we follow Jesus, lets not be hypocritical in our treatment of others; rather lets treat people the way wed like to be treated, knowing that there is help available from our Heavenly Father so we can be discerning and act in a way that would honor the One before whom each of us will stand someday.