Do Justice. Sunday, July 5, 2020

Do Justice

“He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.” ~ Micah 6:8

Christians have every reason to seek justice for everyone in every situation.

1. Lament injustice.

  • Beware of bandwagon bias.
  • Beware of selective proof-testing.
  • Beware of over-simplification.
  • “Now let the fear of the Lord be on you. Judge carefully, for with the Lord our God there is no injustice or partiality or bribery.” ~ 2 Chronicles 19:7

2. Celebrate justice.

  • “When justice is done, it brings joy to the righteous but terror to evildoers.” ~ Proverbs 21:15
  • “Here is my servant whom I have chosen, the one I love, in whom I delight; I will put my Spirit on him, and he will proclaim justice to the nations.” ~ Matthew 12:18

3. Do justice.

  • Isaiah 1:17-27, 10:1-3
  • Luke 4:14-21
  • 2 Corinthians 5:11-21

Next Step:

What will you do?