Only God Can Judge You

Welcome to the weekend edition of Library66, courtesy of a quote by Mother Teresa and the English Standard Bible.

“If you judge people, you have no time to love them.” —Mother Teresa. Aspirational, and Biblically inspired, this quote reminds me of John 8:7.

And as they continued to ask him, he stood up and said to them, “Let him who is without sin among you be the first to throw a stone at her.”

In this verse, I can almost picture Jesus half smirking as He challenges the scribes and Pharisees to be as hard on the sinful woman as they want Jesus to be on her.

Better yet, He simply wanted them to show her the same love and forgiveness that they expected from God. So let’s put the stones away and take a page out of Mother Teresa’s book.

—Ray

The Bible, Simplified