ALL TWISTED UP--PART II
SERMON TITLE: DO NOT JUDGE
SERMON THEME: WATCH OUT FOR YOUR HYPOCRISY
SERMON TEXT: MATTHEW 7:1-2

INTRODUCTION: YOU HAVE NO RIGHT TO TELL ME HOW TO LIVE MY LIFE.
MATTHEW 7:1-2, MATTHEW 6:2; 5; 16, MATTHEW 7:3-5

HOW JOHN WESLEY SUGGESTED YOU READ SCRIPTURE

1) REASON: UNDERSTANDING THE CONTEXT AND WHAT DOES IT MEAN?

2) EXPERIENCE: HOW DO OTHER PEOPLE UNDERSTAND THE SCRIPTURE.

3) TRADITION: APPLYING WHAT YOU AND OTHERS HAVE LEARNED.

FOUR THINGS THE BIBLE SAYS ABOUT JUDGING

I) JESUS TEACHES THAT WE SHOULD NEVER JUDGE BY APPEARANCE.
JOHN 7:2, JAMES 4:12

II) JESUS TEACHES THAT WE SHOULD NEVER JUDGE HYPOCRITICALLY.
ROMANS 2:1; 4, I CORINTHIANS 11:31

III) JESUS TEACHES THAT WE SHOULD NEVER JUDGE NON-CHRISTIANS WITH
       CHRISTIAN STANDARDS.  I CORINTHIANS 5:12-13, PROVERBS 27:17

IV) JESUS TEACHES THAT WE SHOULD ALWAYS HELP OTHER BELIEVERS     
       WHO HAVE FALLEN TO BE RESTORED.
GALATIANS 6:1-2, GALATIANS 5:25-26

CONCLUSION: THE GRACE AND TRUTH OF JESUS SETS PEOPLE FREE.
JOHN 1:14, JOHN 8:32