Tag Archives: Justice

Justice, Discipline, and a Heart for the Poor

Giving up my comfort and complacency to serve the poor and needy will demonstrate a heart for God which will favour and not discipline.  Today we look at Isaiah 10, in which Israel was caught on the wrong end of … Continue reading

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Reflecting on the Hand of God

I heard this week that the situation is not about the situation.  The situation is about what God is doing in us through the situation. Oftentimes, our circumstances display God working in us and through us to his glory in … Continue reading

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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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