Remembering the goodness of the Lord cuts through all of the negativity around us.
Just as the prophets compel Israel to work justice in its ranks, so the church, beginning with its members, is called to work justice among its own and among all.
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Thabiti expounds Galatians 2 with an eye toward the ethnic tensions in the text.
A justified life looks like mercy and justice to ethnic, religious and foreign “others.”
We maintain that injustice is inhumanity.
We believe the central, supreme and inexhaustible subject of revelation is God.
Every generation of Christ followers must mark out the path of righteousness and justice in its day.
The world seems to be very good at diagnosing problems, but often gives solutions that do not work. Christians have the message that is powerful enough to change hearts. So why is it that nonbelievers are at least willing to talk about racism, but many churches like to sweep it under the rug?
Imagine that we are members of a local church having a cookout, and the honored guests are Black characters from the Bible. I’d dare say that many of us would be surprised by who shows up.