The Bible is loaded with stories of when Jesus accepted those who were rejected by society. This is the ultimate showing of his unconditional love. Although we try to be as accepting as Jesus was of everyone, we often fall into the temptation to label others or quickly judge someone based on their physical appearance or actions.
Here are the best 16 Bible verses about labeling others to help you break the habit of automatically labeling others.
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Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were uneducated, common men, they were astonished. And they recognized that they had been with Jesus.
- Acts 4:13
Therefore 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 things. We know that the judgment of God rightly falls on those who practice such things.
- Romans 2:1-2
For what have I to do with judging outsiders? Is it not those inside the church whom you are to judge?
- 1 Corinthians 5:12
Do not grumble against one another, brothers, so that you may not be judged; behold, the Judge is standing at the door.
- James 5:9
Do not judge by appearances, but judge with right judgment.”
- John 7:24
Or how can you say to your brother, ‘Let me take the speck out of your eye,’ when there is the log in your own eye? You hypocrite, first take the log out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to take the speck out of your brother's eye.
- Matthew 7:4-5
The spiritual person judges all things, but is himself to be judged by no one.
- 1 Corinthians 2:15
And as they continued to ask him, he stood up and said to them, “Let him who is without sin among you be the first to throw a stone at her.”
- John 8:7
For it is time for judgment to begin at the household of God; and if it begins with us, what will be the outcome for those who do not obey the gospel of God?
- 1 Peter 4:17
Never pay back evil for evil to anyone. Reespect what is right in the sight of all men. If possible, so far as it depends on you, be at peace with all men. Never take your own revenge, beloved, but leave room for the wrath of God, for it is written, “VENGEANCE IS MINE, I WILL REPAY,” says the Lord.
- Romans 12:17-19
“Judge not, and you will not be judged; condemn not, and you will not be condemned; forgive, and you will be forgiven;
- Luke 6:37
But the LORD said to Samuel, “Do not look on his appearance or on the height of his stature, because I have rejected him. For the LORD sees not as man sees: man looks on the outward appearance, but the LORD looks on the heart.”
- 1 Samuel 16:7
Do not speak evil against one another, brothers. The one who speaks against a brother or judges his brother, speaks evil against the law and judges the law. But if you judge the law, you are not a doer of the law but a judge. There is only one lawgiver and judge, he who is able to save and to destroy. But who are you to judge your neighbor?
- James 4:11-12
Judge not, that you be not judged. For with the judgment you pronounce you will be judged, and with the measure you use it will be measured to you.
- Matthew 7:1-2
For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.
- John 3:17
Do not be deceived: "Bad company ruins good morals."
- 1 Corinthians 15:33
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