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Tag: Justice

Justice
Jane Olson

Justice

Read: Romans 12:14-21 Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good. (v. 21) There is a great debate in legal and philosophical circles about the nature of justice.

Mercy
Kelly Slaybaugh

Retaliation

Read: Obadiah 15-21 For the day of the LORD is near upon all the nations. As you have done, it shall be done to you; your deeds shall return on

Justice
Kelly Slaybaugh

Hiding Places

Read: Obadiah 1-9 The pride of your heart has deceived you, you who live in the clefts of the rock, in your lofty dwelling, who say in your heart, “Who

Mercy
Kelly Slaybaugh

False Comfort

Read: Amos 6:1-7 Woe to those who are at ease in Zion, and to those who feel secure on the mountain of Samaria. (v. 1) I knew the risk. The

Justice
Kelly Slaybaugh

True Riches

Read: Amos 5:11-15 Therefore because you trample on the poor and you exact taxes of grain from him, you have built houses of hewn stone, but you shall not dwell

Mercy
Kelly Slaybaugh

Privileged Status

Read: Amos 3:1-10 Hear this word that the LORD has spoken against you, O people of Israel. (v. 1) American Express coined the slogan, “Membership has its privileges.” This implies

Mercy
Kelly Slaybaugh

It’s Not Fair!

Read: Joel 2:28-32  . . . everyone who calls on the name of the LORD shall be saved. (v. 32) In our world, we value fairness. It seems fair to

Mercy
Kelly Slaybaugh

A New Day

Read: Joel 2:18-27 You shall know that I am in the midst of Israel, and that I am the LORD your God and there is none else. (v. 27) One

Mercy
Kelly Slaybaugh

True Repentance

Read: Joel 2:12-17 Rend your hearts and not your garments. Return to the LORD your God, for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love;