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Why Is Justice Important From A Biblical Perspective? - Part 4
by Cheryl Angel on January 27th, 2022
Blog By Pastor Brian BellIn Amos 5:21-24, the people were “playing religion.” They thought the formula was, “religious activities + generous gifts to God = A happy God.” But they were wrong. I believe the scathing rebuke in verses 21-23 might’ve helped them hear verse 24, where Amos said poetically, “But let justice roll down like waters, and righteousness like an ever-flowing stream.” God wants j...
Why Is Justice Important From A Biblical Perspective? - Part 2
by Cheryl Angel on January 12th, 2022
Blog By Pastor Brian BellJustice is basically care for the vulnerable. Why should we be concerned about the vulnerable ones? Because God is concerned about them. The most basic meaning of justice is to treat people equitably (fairly). It means, “giving people what they are due, to some that will be punishment, for others it will be protection or care.” God identifies with the powerless and takes u...