Summary: Jesus is not asking the Jews to become expert judges of one another– far from it. He is instructing them (and us) to know who it is we should worship; and when we worship, to do so properly without our own views inserted.
Summary: If Jesus’ authority to not only interpret the Sabbath but also to work on the Sabbath indeed comes from God, then Jesus is making a messianic claim. This claim opens the way to questions concerning His origins—divine origins. Is He the Christ?
Summary: Spiritual understanding is not produced solely by learning facts or procedures, but rather it depends on love for God & obedience to known truth. Obedience to God’s known will develops discernment between falsehood & truth.
Summary: It is good for Christians to judge--the right way.
The modern understanding of "do not judge" is merely relativism. If there are no rights or wrongs, naturally one cannot judge. But there are rights and wrongs, and there is a right and wrong way to judg