We judge people by age, weight, race, height, color of eyes, big hair, no hair, from the city, from the country, from the North, from the South, from the east side, from the west side, from this side of the border or that side of the border, from “our church”, from “that church”, from no church. We judge by music style, by accent, by neighborhood, by upbringing, by vehicles driven, by jobs done, by work schedules, by x, y, and z. Why? because we can always make ourselves feel better by running someone else down. But in the end, it was those who relied on such tactics for whom Jesus reserved his harshest criticism…yet “in His name” we keep judging. And we suffer the deepest deceit when we think this makes us “good Christians” or “great Americans.” It makes us Pharisees.
If you’re tired of this merry-go-round and seek a better way, join us tonight for a Bible study & open conversation about how we can be truly better by dropping all these judgments and masks.
6:30 Wednesdays at the Early Church of Christ