Our Substitute

“But God, who is rich in mercy, because of his great love that he had for us, made us alive with Christ even though we were dead in trespasses. You are saved by grace!” (Ephesians 2:4–5) I read a story recently of an ancient nomadic tribe in the great expanse of Siberia. The tribe had […]

Wearing Justice

“I clothed myself in righteousness, and it enveloped me; my just decisions were like a robe and a turban.” (Job 29:14) Job makes this statement in the midst of a discussion about his involvement with social justice. When he says he clothed himself in righteousness and justice, he is telling us that a social consciousness […]

Who is My Neighbor?

“He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?” (Micah 6:8, ESV) Look around and you will see injustice everywhere. Some of it is perceived…but most is very real. After all, ours […]

Justice and Grace

“When you spread out your hands in prayer, I will refuse to look at you; even if you offer countless prayers, I will not listen. Your hands are covered with blood. “Wash yourselves. Cleanse yourselves. Remove your evil deeds from my sight. Stop doing evil. Learn to do what is good. Pursue justice. Correct the […]

What is “Doing Justice?”

“He has told you, O man, what is good; And what does the Lord require of you But to do justice, to love kindness, And to walk humbly with your God?” (Micah 6:8, NASB95) There are a lot of competing theories in our world about how to “do justice.” The debate is part of the […]

Everything that can be Shaken

“But there’s far more to life for us. We’re citizens of high heaven! We’re waiting the arrival of the Savior, the Master, Jesus Christ,” (Philippians 3:20, The Message) That verse came to mind Wednesday as I watched the unbelievable images from our Nation’s Capital. Regardless of your political views, I’m sure you’d agree that our […]

God’s Justice Will Prevail (2 Thess. 1:4-10)

Life may not be fair, but eternity is. You may love God with all your heart and serve Him with all your strength, suffering a little along the way, with full assurance that you’ve made the right choice. “For God is not unjust; he will not forget your work and the love you demonstrated for his name” (Heb. 6:1).