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'Judge not, that ye be not judged.' (Matthew 7:1)

'Judge not, that ye be not judged.' (Matthew 7:1)

Only Jesus lived a sinless life. We should show compassion when others make mistakes, and we trust that others will show us compassion when we have been less than perfect.

Do you owe someone an apology?

Ask for the person’s forgiveness today.

Are you having trouble understanding someone else’s perspective?

Take time to really listen and try to understand the person’s point of view.

Need some meaningful advice about something you’re dealing with?

Help to overcome this habit by saying nice things behind people’s backs.

Gregory A Schwitzer April 2010 “Developing Good Judgment and Not Judging”.

We live in a world in which many situations require us to make judgments that are often difficult. Yet the Savior gave the commandment to “judge not” our fellowman.1   How can we do this and still exercise good judgment in a world full of deception and corruption? We must judge well when making critical decisions in each phase of our life, such as choosing friends, finding an eternal companion, or choosing an occupation that will allow us to care for our family and serve the Lord. Although the Savior asked us not to judge others, He still expects us to use excellent judgment.