Friday, April 17, 2009

Judge Righteous Judgment

Sometimes in this life, Christians need to speak out against those who would label themselves as Christian, but whose actions deny true faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior.

The problem is, some people think that Christians are NEVER supposed to judge anyone, anything, or any behavior - based on what Jesus stated in the following verses:

Mat 7:1 Judge not, that ye be not judged.

Luk 6:37 Judge not, and ye shall not be judged: condemn not, and ye shall not be condemned: forgive, and ye shall be forgiven:

These verses must be taken in context. Was he actually saying that no Christian is ever to judge another?


How do I know this?

Because of these Scripture:

Luk 12:57 Yea, and why even of yourselves judge ye not what is right?

Jhn 7:24 Judge not according to the appearance, but judge righteous judgment.

The following verse points out the proper context in "not judging":

Jhn 12:48 He that rejecteth me, and receiveth not my words, hath one that judgeth him: the word that I have spoken, the same shall judge him in the last day.

Jesus is the only righteous one who can ultimately judge in eternity.

However, we are told to evangelize and spread the gospel. How could we do the Great Commission without judging what is right or wrong in this life?

Answer: we can't!

Therefore, this exposes the fallacy of the arguments of those who would call Christian believers out for "judging rightly."

1Cr 6:2 Do ye not know that the saints shall judge the world? and if the world shall be judged by you, are ye unworthy to judge the smallest matters?

1Cr 6:3 Know ye not that we shall judge angels? how much more things that pertain to this life?

2Ti 2:15 Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a workman who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly handles the word of truth.

Last night, a blogger named Euripides of Self-Evident Truths wrote this:

Cover Up
White House staff asked Georgetown University to cover up the name of Jesus that appeared on a stage where President Obama gave a speech. (CNS News) Apparently Obama, nor his staff wanted the televised speech to have any symbols that would (choose one): a) connect Obama with Christianity; b) connect Obama with any religion whatsoever; or c) upstage the media concept that Obama is the Messiah.

In response, I posted the following answer to NObama’s obvious errors:

I was originally horrified by this action from Obama. Still am. But I now realize that it is par for the course for this Muslim (or atheist) who is a Christian pretender!!

However, because Obama is lacking in any biblical wisdom, I just have to laugh at all of his faux pas that keep adding up on a daily basis.

I hate his mockery against Jesus Christ. But after all - we all know what a fool Obama is.

Psa 2:4 The One enthroned in heaven laughs; the Lord scoffs at them.

Psa 37:13 but the Lord laughs at the wicked, for he knows their day is coming.

Along with the Lord, I laugh at Obama’s foolishness!

Thanks for the laugh…I really needed that!


An “anonymous” blogger chastised me in response:

First off, Christine… I truly hope you are kidding because otherwise you are extremely ignorant for saying Obama is a Muslim pretending to be Christian. Lord only knows that the leader of a nation built on the separation of church and state might not want to be publicly recorded endorsing only one religion.

And then, anonymous also added this:

Christine: It’s not very Christian of you to judge another Christian like you are doing. “He who is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her.” John 8:7 Obama is not a Muslim. Why don’t you go do a service project and help someone in need, instead of judging just how Christian someone is?

Isn’t this just SO TYPICAL? No one is supposed to judge the obvious anti-Christian actions of another Christian? What planet does this person live on? Oh yeah…that’s right Planet Relativism.

I included the above comment over at Pastor Foster's blog Gay Christian Movement Watch: "Pastor" Obama lectures nation using Scripture

Started my comment thus:

Great post Pastor Foster!! Excellent points all around. ObamaFRAUD is so clueless about Scripture - he doesn’t even know that the “Rock” is a metaphor referring to building our “house” (where we live!) on Jesus!!

Pointing out that someone is miserably misusing Scripture is a righteous Christian act of "rightly dividing the Word of truth." It is not judging the eternal destination of the person in error. If Obama is not born again (as I and many other Christians suspect), then he has his entire life to submit to Jesus Christ before CHRIST judges him in eternity. While here on earth, when people who claim to be Christian cover up the name of Jesus in a church because of "political expediency" - one has to wonder where such a person's allegiance lies.

In the past, I have written blog posts about the doubts that MANY people have regarding Obama's claims to be Christian. The following are just a few of the over 50 posts I have done on this blog about Obama.

Is Obama Really a Christian?

Who Is Obama? Really?

Obama: Death, Deceit, and Lies

Obama is Sickeningly Extreme on Abortion

Obama's Unreciprocated Bow is Gesture of Subservience

Dr. David Jeremiah uses a metaphor and claims that God uses "carrier pigeons" - you and me - to communicate the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the world.

Has anyone ever stated or written that Obama has ever done this?

I realize that perhaps he is limited in scope to do such a thing in his current position. However, wouldn't it be strange to learn that he may have never shared the gospel of Christ with anyone, ever, in his entire life?

The true born-again, evangelical Christian life requires something that appears to be non-existent in Obama's life - self-denial.

Self-denial is what is required at the foot of Christ's Cross at Calvary. Confession and repentance of sin is what is required for the blood of Jesus Christ to wash away our sins. Inviting the Holy Spirit of God into the heart after repentance and cleansing of our sin through Jesus Christ is what happens when one is truly born again. Regeneration occurs and the born again Christian dies to self and lives for Christ. This is what Paul reiterates in 1 Corinthians 15. Notice how he makes sure that accuracy (see verse 12) is highly important when sharing the gospel.

Also note that he says we need to "die daily":

1Cr 15:31 I protest by your rejoicing which I have in Christ Jesus our Lord, I die daily.

That entire chapter has much to consider regarding our attitude towards the truth that is the Person of Jesus Christ.

The end of the chapter contains awesome hope and truth:

1Cr 15:50 Now this I say, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; neither doth corruption inherit incorruption.

1Cr 15:51 Behold, I shew you a mystery; We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed,

1Cr 15:52 In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed.

1Cr 15:53 For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal [must] put on immortality.

1Cr 15:54 So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on immortality, then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written, Death is swallowed up in victory.

1Cr 15:55 O death, where [is] thy sting? O grave, where [is] thy victory?

1Cr 15:56 The sting of death [is] sin; and the strength of sin [is] the law.

1Cr 15:57 But thanks [be] to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.

1Cr 15:58 Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord.

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1 comment:

sh007r said...

There has never been a doubt in my mind since Barry Hussein Obama said in public ( and proudly) that 'there are MANY WAYS to get to Heaven' to get to God.
Only a non-Christian would/could ever utter such a horrific thought.
He bowed to his sub-master in Saudi.
He prays/sings to a moon god, allah.
He's reached out to all muslims around the world and denigrated all Christians, all with-in 90 days.
He'll visit a mosque before he ever joins a church.

IMHO-He's a muslim with Black Liberation Theology as a policy guide.