Why don’t many evangelicals hear the Bible telling us about justice?
In the wisdom literature God gives us a vision for how to live and thrive despite the fallenness all around us, including how to do justice.
Do justice. That might be the simplest way of summing up the teaching of the prophets.
The Christian must start, continue, and end their thinking about justice with His God.
Who or what has been your most influential teacher when it comes to justice? Is it God and His word, or is it man?
We need to read the Old Testament as Christian scripture if we hope to hear prophetic voices examining our churches for corruption to which we may be blind.
Only the gospel of Jesus Christ crucified, buried and resurrected meets every demand of justice.
We cannot hope to “do justice” as the Bible commands without understanding the various aspects of justice.
Any biblical notion of justice must include more than a sword. It must also include rewards for the righteous and restoration for the victim. Justice makes whole.
Biblical justice is an essential way of understanding what God is like, how He acts in the world, and what He expects of His people.
The inspiration, inerrancy, authority, and sufficiency of the Bible requires that our definitions, understandings, practices and pursuits of justice be framed and filled by the Bible.
America is home to two expressions of Christianity: Black and White. What will it take to live in a deeper, richer, affirming, understanding unity than the two churches have known to date?