PROP: Since God is the only lawgiver and judge, we must not speak evil against one another.
1. When we speak evil against one another, we exalt ourselves above God’s law.
“The argument here is meant to deliver us from mind games which tell us it’s okay to be judgmental because we are so spiritually sensitive and insightful, or because we have the Kingdom’s good as the motivation behind our judgments. God says this is stupid arrogance of cosmic dimensions.”—Kent Hughes
2. When we speak evil against one another, we exalt ourselves above God.