“When you take a stand for truth in love, you can bring life to others.  If you and I just go around condemning people, that’s not of God.  God wants all men to be saved and come to the knowledge of His truth (1 Tim 2:4).  We are forbidden by God to judge others (Mt 7:1).  If we do choose to judge others, all we are going to do is keep them away from God.  They will run away from us.  If we love them enough and speak the truth in love as Paul says, then we can bring them to salvation.  Simply saying, ‘I’m right, you’re wrong,’ is not using the gift of fortitude.”

— Fr Larry Richards, Be a Man!: Becoming the Man God Created you to Be, p. 83.

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