Three ways we can fall into judgmentalism. We can judge God. This is the way of self justification. We can judge others. This is the way of self righteousness. We can judge ourselves. This is the way of self condemnation.
There are two kinds of judgmentalism. The first involves judging others as if I’m perfect when I am not. The second involves judging God’s standards as if they’re unimportant when they are. Both are based on arrogance.
Here’s a question I just want to put out there for discussion, that sorta came up in a recent conversation: is it judgmental to be discerning? Can you correct someone without condemning them (and thereby falling into the Splinter Plank trap)? Now, I am presuming that many of you will answer in the negative, that it’sContinue reading “Is it judgmental to be discerning?”