Devotional For November 13, 2023

You judge according to the flesh; I judge no one.
‭‭John‬ ‭8‬:‭15‬

In this verse, Christ encourages a shift in our perspective, urging us to move away from worldly judgment and embrace a spirit of compassion and understanding. Let’s consider how we can embody Christ’s non-judgmental love in our daily lives.

We are naturally quick to assess based on appearances. We judge according to what we see. However, Jesus challenges us to adopt a different perspective—one that reflects His grace.

As followers of Christ, our calling is not to condemn but to extend mercy, recognizing the complexity of each person’s journey. Let’s strive to mirror Jesus’ example, offering compassion instead of criticism, and understanding rather than quick judgment.


Lord, grant me the grace to see others through the lens of love. Help me to resist the temptation to judge based on outward appearances and instead cultivate a heart that reflects Your mercy. May my interactions be marked by compassion and understanding, allowing Your love to shine through me. In Jesus’ name, amen.

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