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When you sign up for daily scriptures, an email will be sent to your mailbox Monday through Friday with a brief scripture and commentary.  Here is another example:

Good Morning!

Matthew 7:1-5 “Stop judging others, and you will not be judged. 2 For others will treat you asyou treat them. Whatever measure you use in judging others, it will be used tomeasure how you are judged. 3 And why worry about a speck in your friend’s eyewhen you have a log in your own? 4 How can you think of saying, ‘Let me help youget rid of that speck in your eye,’ when you can’t see past the log in your owneye? 5 Hypocrite! First get rid of the log from your own eye; then perhaps youwill see well enough to deal with the speck in your friend’s eye. Holy Bible, New Living Translation, (Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House Publishers,Inc.) 1996.

Jesus tells us to examine our own motives and conduct instead of judging others.Usually the traits that bother us in others are problems we struggle with. So ifwe are always lying, we think others must be doing the same, and we accuse themof doing what we would do. Our bad habits and behavior patterns are the veryones that we most want to change in others. If you criticize someone for theirbehavior, check and see if you deserve the same criticism. This kind of judgingtears down others and does not build them up. Judge yourself first, and thenlovingly forgive the other person for their wrong. We need to be very carefulwhen we think that others are not living their lives or behaving correctly.First, get your own life in line with the Word of God. Then bring the situationto God. Take your direction from the Word of God. When you have done all of thisand still feel you need to criticize another Christian, then talk to a matureChristian you can trust to see if you both should talk to the offender. Manytimes, we should not. It is not a blanket statement to overlook the wrongbehavior of others but a call to be discerning rather than negative. We shouldlove and build each other up and not tear down and judge. We need to trust thatGod will be the final judge, and He will judge us with the same measure we usedto judge others.

Have a God Day!

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I would greatly appreciate being added to your e-mail daily scripture list!  I used to receive it, but I believe my children may have been playing with the computer a little over their heads!  Somehow you all got deleted.  I truly miss not receiving it.  A friend has been sending it to me and I realized I must just get it myself – it makes my day!  God Bless You All!"  In His Service,  Carol