Criticism, amongst believers
Most Relevant Verses
"Do not judge so that you will not be judged.
"Do not judge, and you will not be judged; and do not condemn, and you will not be condemned; pardon, and you will be pardoned.
Now accept the one who is weak in faith, but not for the purpose of passing judgment on his opinions.
Do all things without grumbling or disputing;
Do not speak against one another, brethren He who speaks against a brother or judges his brother, speaks against the law and judges the law; but if you judge the law, you are not a doer of the law but a judge of it.
In this case, moreover, it is required of stewards that one be found trustworthy.
Therefore no one is to act as your judge in regard to food or drink or in respect to a festival or a new moon or a Sabbath day--
"If your brother sins, go and show him his fault in private; if he listens to you, you have won your brother.
A gentle answer turns away wrath, But a harsh word stirs up anger.
Then the commissioners and satraps began trying to find a ground of accusation against Daniel in regard to government affairs; but they could find no ground of accusation or evidence of corruption, inasmuch as he was faithful, and no negligence or corruption was to be found in him.
taking precaution so that no one will discredit us in our administration of this generous gift;
in all things show yourself to be an example of good deeds, with purity in doctrine, dignified,
A fool rejects his father's discipline, But he who regards reproof is sensible.
Faithful are the wounds of a friend, But deceitful are the kisses of an enemy.
"Yet you were not willing to go up, but rebelled against the command of the LORD your God;
O LORD, You have deceived me and I was deceived; You have overcome me and prevailed I have become a laughingstock all day long; Everyone mocks me.
But it greatly displeased Jonah and he became angry.
The oracle which Habakkuk the prophet saw.
"Your words have been arrogant against Me," says the LORD. "Yet you say, 'What have we spoken against You?'
You will say to me then, "Why does He still find fault? For who resists His will?"
You turn things around! Shall the potter be considered as equal with the clay, That what is made would say to its maker, "He did not make me"; Or what is formed say to him who formed it, "He has no understanding"?
"Woe to the one who quarrels with his Maker-- An earthenware vessel among the vessels of earth! Will the clay say to the potter, 'What are you doing?' Or the thing you are making say, 'He has no hands'?
Why do you say, O Jacob, and assert, O Israel, "My way is hidden from the LORD, And the justice due me escapes the notice of my God"?
How long, O LORD? Will You forget me forever? How long will You hide Your face from me?
My God, my God, why have You forsaken me? Far from my deliverance are the words of my groaning.
I will say to God my rock, "Why have You forgotten me? Why do I go mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?"
Arouse Yourself, why do You sleep, O Lord? Awake, do not reject us forever.
How long, O God, will the adversary revile, And the enemy spurn Your name forever?
O LORD God of hosts, How long will You be angry with the prayer of Your people?
Have not You Yourself, O God, rejected us? And will You not go forth with our armies, O God?