And why do you look at the splinter which is in your brother's eye, but the beam in your eye you do not consider?
Or how can you say to your brother, Let me remove the splinter from your eye, and behold, the beam is in your eye?
As the kingdom people, living in a humble spirit under the heavenly ruling of the kingdom, we must consider the log in our own eye whenever we look at the splinter in our brother’s eye. The splinter in our brother’s eye must remind us that we have a log in our own eye.
The Lord’s word in verses 3 and 4 is very deep. His intention here is not to charge us to take care of ourselves; it is to charge us to take care of others.