Tag Archives: Justice

Character, Reputation, and Settling Accounts

Today we see the character and reputation of Job and the character and reputation of God working together.  And we see that in terms of God’s justice, the accounts do not always settle at the end of each business day.  … Continue reading

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Relief in God’s Timing

God’s judgment is right and he is just.  Sometimes our endurance under our struggles, whether threat or bullying or persecution will not be resolved in our timing.  We often have to look upward in faith and proclaim: I’ll leave it … Continue reading

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Haman’s Justice

Through the life and anger of Haman, we are reminded of Jesus’ teaching to exercise caution in judging other people – the same measure of justice will be used back on us. Be careful what you ask for.  As God’s … Continue reading

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Balancing Justice and Mercy

Much to our dismay, God will often not judge those we would judge, choosing mercy.  He also holds high standards in cases where we probably wish he was more lenient.  The heavenly balance of justice stretches our minds and challenges … Continue reading

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Oh Mercy

Mercy is one of God’s key tools in fashioning his people.  We are imperfect followers of the perfect king and God shows mercy when we would consider it undeserved.  We should soak it in and pass it on, even when … Continue reading

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City of Refuge

The ancient practice of the cities of refuge was created to protect people who committed murder accidentally.  And today, we reflect on how justice in the eyes of God works, and how when we are in Jesus Christ, God’s justice … Continue reading

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God’s Justice Our Love

We are to overcome evil with good.  Not with evil.  Not with revenge.  Leave that to God.  Are you able to do that?  Can you exercise enough self-control and faith to leave it alone?  God has kept justice for himself … Continue reading

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