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Everyone is Judgmental | Romans 14

Welcome to Real Life . Am I a  judgmental Christian? “If someone isn't what others want them to be, the others become angry. Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.”  ― Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist Everyone is judgmental. We all make judgments, every day, on what we believe to be right and wrong.  Being judgmental is not always bad.   There are many things we should make judgments on. The Bible is clear, white and black, on thousands of issues. However, we face millions of choices over a lifetime. Many are disputable as to whether they are right or wrong . Disputable: not established as fact, and so open to question or debate. In Romans 14, Paul cites food, drink, and the observance of sacred days as disputable matters. But, before I discuss disputable, what is indisputable? For a Christian, an excellent baseline of indisputable truth is the Nicene Creed (325/382 A.D.). In fact, it was drafted by t