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?
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.
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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