NO LAUGHING MATTER

Saturday 08-22-20

“Why do you look at the speck that is in your brother’s eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own eye” (Matthew 6:41)?

The personality of Jesus is revealed in this laughably hyperbolic question. He utilizes humor to highlight two serious issues–the tendency of judging others while neglecting the necessity of self-criticism. To neglect the obvious flaws in one’s own life, while focusing on the minutia of someone else’s, is to make oneself a laughingstock.

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