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Thoughts From The Prophets: Justice, Mercy and Humility

“He has shown you, O man, what is good; and what does the LORD require of you but to do justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God?” (Micah 6:8). The prophet Micah was trying to promote … Continue reading

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God: His Attributes (Part 1)

Some people who claim to believe in God, I am convinced, have in actuality constructed their own god.  They construct a god for themselves, who does things as they thing things should be done.  Steve Lloyd has written, “I would … Continue reading

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In The News: An Open and Shut Case

James Dixon stood accused of shooting police sergeant Richard Scanlon in the abdomen during a scuffle on Chicago’s south side.  James Dixon was guilty, right?  He did shoot sergeant Richard Scanlon, right? Here’s are some facts: (1) A neighbor called the … Continue reading

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Weightier Matters

Are all Biblical commandments of equal importance before God?  Does He view all of His instructions as being of equal weight? We do know that earthly governments do not view all of their laws and ordinances exactly the same.  Murder, … Continue reading

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Eight Woes ( Matthew 23)

It had been a day of questions.  First, the Pharisees questioned Jesus about paying taxes to Caesar (Matthew 22:15-22).  Their question was not sincere, but it was designed to “entangle him in his talk” (Matthew 22:15).  Then, the Sadducees questioned him … Continue reading

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Justice

Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. served on the U.S. Supreme Court from 1902-1932. He understood that there were limits on human judges. He was once exhorted by Judge Learned Hand “Do justice, Sir, do justice.” Justice Holmes replied “That is … Continue reading

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Prophecy: Bruised Reed and Smoking Flax

“Behold! My servant whom I uphold, My Elect One (chosen ESV) in whom my soul delights!” (Isaiah 42:1a). The speaker is God. This is true from Isaiah 41:1-42:9 (Notice: 41:4, 10, 13, 17, 21; 42:5, 6, 8). The words “My servant” … Continue reading

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