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Speck in his eye? God should judge, not Man

There's a wonderful adage in the Bible: "Don't judge another person when he has a speck in his eye, because you have a log in your own." I read a line like that and set it alongside the stuff of my life and come to the conclusion that judgment is not our job. It's God's job to sort that stuff out.

And let's not forget that justice doesn't always happen here on earth. When we think in our own minds that somebody is getting away with something he shouldn't or that a certain punishment wasn't severe enough to fit the crime, we get frustrated. Sometimes we see justice on this side of the grave, but I have the faith to believe that the ultimate judge, the highest judge, will bring justice in the long run.

But that's justice--sometimes now but many times later.

Source: Every Other Monday, by John Kasich, p.212 , Jun 15, 2010

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