- 1 What does the Bible say about speaking out?
- 2 What are the forbidden sins in the Bible?
- 3 What does the Bible say about confronting injustice?
- 4 Does the Bible say judging is a sin?
- 5 What does Jesus say about hypocrites?
- 6 Can Christians defend themselves?
- 7 Is lying a sin?
- 8 Is it a sin to wear different fabrics?
- 9 Does the Bible say not to eat pork?
- 10 What does the Bible say about the just and unjust?
- 11 What does it mean to say God is just?
- 12 What does the Bible say about mercy?
- 13 Does God say to love everyone?
- 14 Why do we judge others?
- 15 What is the meaning of Matthew 7 1?
What does the Bible say about speaking out?
Proverbs 31:8-9 (NIV)
“Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy.”
What are the forbidden sins in the Bible?
According to the standard list, they are pride, greed, wrath, envy, lust, gluttony, and sloth, which are contrary to the seven heavenly virtues.
What does the Bible say about confronting injustice?
“Learn to do good; seek justice, correct oppression; bring justice to the fatherless, and please the widow’s cause,” (Isaiah 1:17). “He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?” (Micah 6:8).
Does the Bible say judging is a sin?
Bible Gateway Matthew 7:: NIV. “Do not judge, or you too will be judged. For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.
What does Jesus say about hypocrites?
“Woe to you, teachers of the law and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You are like whitewashed tombs, which look beautiful on the outside but on the inside are full of dead men’s bones and everything unclean.
Can Christians defend themselves?
Correia often invokes Scripture to argue that in the event of an attack, a Christian has a right to self-defense. He pointed to the book of Nehemiah, contending that the biblical figure encouraged private citizens to arm themselves in self-defense while rebuilding the wall of Jerusalem.
Is lying a sin?
One of the Ten Commandments is “thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour”; for this reason, lying is generally considered a sin in Christianity. The story of Naboth in 1 Kings 21 provides an example where false witness leads to an unjust outcome.
Is it a sin to wear different fabrics?
The relevant Biblical verses (Leviticus 19:19 and Deuteronomy 22:11) prohibit an individual from wearing wool and linen fabrics in one garment, the blending of different species of animals, and the planting together of different kinds of seeds (collectively known as kilayim).
Does the Bible say not to eat pork?
Bible Gateway Leviticus 11:: NIV. You may eat any animal that has a split hoof completely divided and that chews the cud. And the pig, though it has a split hoof completely divided, does not chew the cud; it is unclean for you. You must not eat their meat or touch their carcasses; they are unclean for you.
What does the Bible say about the just and unjust?
That ye may be the children of your. Father which is in heaven: for he maketh. his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.
What does it mean to say God is just?
Just – God is fair to all and he forgives those who say sorry for their actions. The Psalms say, God is fair and just (Psalm 25:8). Omniscience – God knows everything. Christians believe that God knows every person’s inner thoughts as well as knowing all that has happened and all that will happen in the future.
What does the Bible say about mercy?
“I desire mercy, not sacrifice. For I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners.” Perhaps most significantly for Christians, Jesus shows us what it means to be merciful: He healed the sick, welcomed the stranger and pardoned those who persecuted and killed him.
Does God say to love everyone?
John 15:12-13. “My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.”
Why do we judge others?
Judging is a way for us to perceive the world and figure out where exactly we fit in. When we form opinions of others, we are able to recognize what we like and aspire to be, as well as what we don’t like and want to avoid.
What is the meaning of Matthew 7 1?
In this verse Jesus warns that one who condemns others will themselves be condemned. The rest of the Bible, including the very next verse, make clear that all manner of judgment is not being condemned.