Love your neighbor as yourself...

Where did we find the judging part? Oh, probably something about lay down with dogs and get up with fleas. Probably Paul said that. But seriously, I see Jesus telling me to love those I come in contact with...not marry them, not engage in their activity, not condone their sin, but also not exclude and not judge. God loved us when we were steeped in sin. He came alongside us in body to offer us a new life. His Spirit works in hearts to soften and open them. Jesus never got His carpenter pliers and was like, "Dude, if you don't repent now I am removing your fingernails one by one. What's it gonna be?" Well, maybe Matthew left that part out.


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