Dangers of Playing God

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What I Knew Before I Started: Fat. Ugly. WeIrd. Different. TALL. short. Freak. Some of the few words that go through peoples’ minds when they are judging others. What do I know about judging? Judging is something we all do, even if we don’t like to admit it. I wish that I didn’t judge others, but I’d be lying if I said I didn’t. The image that people portray to the public is what most people are going to judge them for. People judge based on looks, lifestyle, your house value, car worth, job description, the way you act. Do people actually have all the facts to judge others? If you judge someone, then you have given others the right to judge you, am I not correct? There is a difference between bullying and judging. The term “bullying” gets thrown around a great deal these days, and sometimes people use it as an excuse to the real issue they have. From the Bible, in Matthew 7:1, it says, “Do not judge.” However, in Matthew 7:2, it says, “ For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged.” So what does this mean? Does it in fact say to never judge others? This is only what I know so far, shall we dig deeper? What I Want To Find Out: What is the meaning of judging? Does it really say to never judge anyone? Is there such a thing as good or bad judging? What do people get out of judging others? What are the consequences of the way you portray yourself to others? When are we entitled to judge others? Are there different types of judging and how are they different?
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