Don’t Judge a Book by Its Cover
Therefore judge nothing before the time, until the Lord come, who both will bring to light the hidden things of darkness, and will make manifest the counsels of the hearts: and then shall every man have praise of God. ~1 Corinthians 4:5
One of our oldest idioms is the title of this morning’s devotion. It is a reminder that what you see on the outside does not mean that the same is on the inside. Judging is when we form a strong opinion about someone else based on external appearance. In many cases, being judgmental reflects a narrow and bigoted conclusion without having all the facts.
There is the camouflage.
“And why beholdest thou the mote that