Judge Not, by Jacob Prasch

March 17th, 2007 | 6 Comments | Discernment, Teaching Judge Not, by Jacob Prasch |  Facebook

Some of you may have read this article from Jacob Prasch before, but I thought it was worth posting again as many people today have an unbiblical view of “judging” right from wrong. You can read the article at: www.moriel.org/sermons/judge_not.htm

DO NOT SPEAK AGAINST ONE ANOTHER, brethren. He who speaks against a brother, or judges his brother, speaks against the law, and judges the law; but if you judge the law, you are not a doer of the law, but a judge of it (James 4:11).

Do not speak against one another. Do not speak against your brethren. Do not judge your brother. Is that what it says? Look at verse 4 of the same chapter.

You adulteresses, do you not know that friendship with the world is hostility to-ward God? Therefore whoever wishes to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God (James 4:4).

You adulteresses!

Do not judge your brother!

From the pen of the same apostle, in the distance of a few paragraphs, in almost the same breath that he is saying “do not judge,” James calls worldly churches “adulteresses.”

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6 Responses to “Judge Not, by Jacob Prasch”

  1. I loved this article. It actually aided me in explaining what I mean by this concept dramatically. Thank you so much for finding this and posting it here Ben! Praise be to God that He teaches His servants daily.

  2. Poker says:

    And another passage from James in the last few weeks!
    By the way, the first link is slightly broken. Just thought I’d add that.

  3. Ben Davis says:

    Oops, thanks Poker!

  4. survivor says:

    I really love this blog Ben. It has opened my eyes up and showed me some things I need to work on.

    Bless you

  5. pj says:

    Jacob Prasch is a divisive man, dividing along lines that are not that important, and falsely accusing the brethren.

  6. Ben Davis says:

    I have noticed that too…

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