Should Christians Judge Others?

It seems that every non-Christian knows at least one bible verse- "Judge not, that ye be not judged."  But did Jesus truly mean that we are never to judge, or do we need to look at this verse in its greater context?
We are sometimes afraid to point out righteousness and sin because in doing so, we fear that we are in fact sinning by judging others. Our PC society today can heap great amounts of judgement on the person they believe is being judgmental. We can be stopped in our tracks when we hear, "you're judging me!".  But wait, didn't the person who just said that make a judgment?  

Here is a short teaching that gives context and I hope a clearer meaning to Matthew 7:1...and maybe, we won't be silenced next time we are told that we are "judging". -W.E.


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