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Tag Archives: justice
“Wash yourselves, make yourselves clean; put away the evil of your doings from before My eyes. Cease to do evil, learn to do good; seek justice, rebuke the oppressor; defend the fatherless, plead for the widow” (Isaiah 1:16-17). This is … Continue reading
The house of Israel (Judah) was the LORD’s vineyard (Isaiah 5:1-7). The nation was to bring forth good grapes, but instead it brought forth wild grapes (Isaiah 5:2). It is in this context, six woes are pronounced. Let’s notice… 1. … Continue reading
“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
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
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
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
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
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