10 Bible Verses about Criticizing Others, Criticism, & Not Criticizing: Think Twice Before Criticizing Others!

10 Bible Verses about Criticizing Others, Criticism, & Not Criticizing: Think Twice Before Criticizing Others!
10 Bible Verses, Scriptures, Quotes & Passages about Criticizing Others, Criticism, & Not Criticizing.

What does the Bible say about Criticism? What does the Bible say about Criticizing Others? I pray these thought provoking scriptures are a blessing and an encouragement to us all.

10 Bible Verses about Criticizing:

1. Don’t judge others.
Matthew 7:1-4, NLT Do not judge others, and you will not be judged. For you will be treated as you treat others. The standard you use in judging is the standard by which you will be judged. And why worry about a speck in your friend’s eye when you have a log in your own? How can you think of saying to your friend, ‘Let me help you get rid of that speck in your eye,’ when you can’t see past the log in your own eye? Related: 5 Things we should not worry about.

2. Don’t jump to conclusions – You may have misunderstood the situation.
Proverbs 25:8, MSG Don’t jump to conclusions – there may be a perfectly good explanation for what you just saw.

3. Don’t speak evil against each another.
1 Peter 3:10b, NLT keep your tongue from speaking evil…
James 4:11-12, NIV Brothers and sisters, do not slander one another. Anyone who speaks against a brother or sister or judges them speaks against the law and judges it. When you judge the law, you are not keeping it, but sitting in judgment on it. There is only one Lawgiver and Judge, the one who is able to save and destroy. But you – who are you to judge your neighbor? Related: Gossip Kills

4. Do everything in love. (1)
1 Corinthians 16:14, ESV Let all that you do be done in love.

5. Do everything in love. (2)
1 Corinthians 13:1, NLT If I could speak all the languages of earth and of angels, but didn’t love others, I would only be a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. 10 Bible Verses about Living a Life of Love

6. Speak Words of Life, Not Death.
Proverbs 12:18, GNT Thoughtless words can wound as deeply as any sword, but wisely spoken words can heal. 9 Bible Verses about Speaking Encouraging Words

7. Make it your goal to HELP, not HURT.
Hebrews 10:24, NLT Let us think of ways to motivate one another to acts of love and good works.
Romans 14:13, NIV Therefore let us stop passing judgment on one another. Instead, make up your mind not to put any stumbling block or obstacle in the way of a brother or sister. (Help us Lord!)

8. Leave it to God – We are all accountable to God!
Romans 14:4, NIV Who are you to judge someone else’s servant? To their own master, servants stand or fall. And they will stand, for the Lord is able to make them stand.

9. Always Remember: I don’t know best, God knows best.
Proverbs 3:5-6, NLT Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. Seek his will in all you do, and he will show you which path to take. See also: 7 Bible Verses about God Knowing Best; Trusting God one day at a time.

10. Final Encouraging Scripture Reminders:
James 1:19-20, NIV My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, because human anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires.
Ephesians 4:29, ESV Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear.
2 Timothy 2:24, NIV And the Lord’s servant must not be quarrelsome but must be kind to everyone, able to teach, not resentful.

May God help us all, Amen.

Thanks for reading, Dear Friends!
Have a wonderfully blessed, stress-free, productive, and joyful day!
Much Love & Blessings,
Bomi Jolly ~ JollyNotes.com

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