Brothers, if anyone is caught in any transgression, you who are spiritual should restore him in a spirit of gentleness. Keep watch on yourself, lest you too be tempted. Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ. For if anyone thinks he is something, when he is nothing, he deceives himself. But let each one test his own work, and then his reason to boast will be in himself alone and not in his neighbor. For each will have to bear his own load.
Verses 3 and 5 were the two verses I wanted to write about, but as I read them I realized it would be best to post these verses in the context of which Paul had written them. Now let me break out both verses and give you my thoughts, with each verse standing on its own. Continue reading