Do not judge so that you will not be judged. For in the way you judge, you will be judged; and by your standard of measure, it will be measured to you. 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? Or how can you say to your brother, ‘Let me take the speck out of your eye,’ and behold, the log is 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.
The natural human tendency is to observe and criticize the mistakes and shortcomings of others. Most people are trying to place blame on the sidewalk in front. How comfortable is blaming others! However, one must be very brave or being touched by the Spirit of God to acknowledge mistakes and own shortcomings. What are hard to pronounce the words “I was wrong”!
Jesus teaches us that we look first to our faults before taking into account our neighbor. Many problems would be avoided if before lifting our accuser finger against others recognize our own share of the blame. Thus, it would be easier for the other to recognize himself or herself in what would have failed as leading by example.
Every human being is imperfect. In a way, we all have our own factory defects. And I do not just mean physical defects, which are sometimes noticeable, but those hidden things that nobody can see. If I’m trying to bring others to the knowledge of the truth of the Bible, I must be the first ministering to myself with this message and fulfill myself a self-analysis.
I must admit that although many times I try to overcome my weaknesses, I really marked the good and bad features of my melancholy temperament. In this regard, I constantly fight against my spirit of criticism that project both made those around me as I did myself, why I use to feel very unhappy with myself. Besides that, I am very sensitive and picky; sometimes I’m also moody, depressed and antisocial.
Continuing my self-analysis, I am intolerant and impatient with those who do not see things as I do. Being an idealist, sometimes I tend to be impractical and too theoretical. I get angry easily and have very sudden emotional changes. I hate to be interrupted when I focus on something I consider important. Other of my defects include being pessimistic, hypochondriac, introspective, proud and egotistical. And worst of all is my pleasure to give a picture of suffering.
As you can see, I, Tony Tejada, who every day bring you these messages, I am an imperfect being and have found not one but many logs in my eye. With all humility, I invite you now who read or hear this message that you apply yourself, what our Lord said in Matthew 7:1-5. I know it might work a little difficult, because the human tendency is to try to save his own image before others. But I tell you, if you do, your image will emerge before God. I wish many blessings for you.