You must be in fellowship prior to your Bible study, so that the spiritual information you receive can become a source, of blessing to your soul and produce spiritual growth.
[dio] thou art [ei] inexcusable [anapologetos], O [o] man [anthropos], whosoever [pas] thou art
that judgest [krino]: for [gar] wherein [en] [hos] thou judgest [krino]
another [heteros], thou condemnest [katakrino] thyself [seautou]; for [gar] thou that judgest [krino]
doest [prasso] the same things [autos]. KJV-Interlinear
you have no excuse, O man, every one of you who judges. For in passing judgment
on another you condemn yourself, because you, the judge, practice the very same
And now we get into the issue of judging and blaming. Even though there are people out there that are obvious in their transgressions against truth and God and society in general, you do not have the right to judge them.
The right of judging others is not given to us.
Our priority is ourselves and the monitoring of what we do or do not do within our own spiritual growth process.
We do not have the right to judge others or even to point out their sins or failures.
Judging is a sin.
Therefore, when you judge others, look down your nose at them, criticize others, mock others, rag and nag others, and so forth, you are in effect condemning yourself.
God did not give you the right to be opinionated, or to otherwise set up a standard by which you think others should live.
Everyone makes their own choices in life, and it is God who brings the truth of their error before them, not you.
Jesus sat with sinners and was criticized for that. But as it was said, He did not come into this world to save the righteous only, but to save sinners. Which by the way, includes us all.
Judging is a sin. Just as murder or lying is a sin. A sin is a sin and a transgression is a transgression. Regardless of the magnitude of the sin, any sin is sufficient to block you from access to God.
So, spend less time on fixing others, and more time on fixing yourself.
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Study to show thyself approved (mature) unto God, a workman that needs not to be ashamed, rightly dividing (studying/discerning), the Word of truth.