Biblical Justice

JUSTICE FOR THE POOR IN THE OLD TESTAMENT

In our last post we saw that, in God’s justice, he is particularly concerned with defending the rights of the most vulnerable in society. Particularly, the poor, widows, the fatherless and the immigrant. In this post we will focus on the first category, the poor. One of the most commonly held misconceptions in the history…

THE CHRISTIAN AND THE LAW OF MOSES

The first thorough treatments the Bible gives us of God’s justice are in the Law of Moses. The book of Genesis tells us many important things about God and human beings, but we are not given a lot of precise details on what God considers to be just and unjust. Abraham is a model of…

BIBLICAL JUSTICE PART 1: INTRODUCTION

Why this Series? Justice is a subject that has been under much discussion lately. Unfortunately, it has also been a subject about which people sometimes do more arguing than acting. One of the difficulties we face is the fact that different people have different ideas about what is just. They also have different ideas about…