Social Justice Project #11

What does the Bible say about justice?Part 7: The Minor Prophets: MicahIn the Hebrew Scriptures, prophets spoke for God, delivering His message to the two nations of Judah and Israel. They called the people to return to God and described the future penalty for failure to do so.Sixty-two times in the seventeen prophetic books justice … Continue reading Social Justice Project #11

Social Justice Project #7

What does the Bible say about justice?Part 5: The Prophets: JeremiahIn the Hebrew Scriptures, prophets spoke for God, delivering His message to the two nations of Judah and Israel. They called the people to return to God and described the future penalty for failure to do so.Sixty-two times in the seventeen prophetic books justice is … Continue reading Social Justice Project #7

Social Justice Project #5

What does the Bible say about justice?Part 3: Poetry and WisdomThere are five books under the classification poetry and wisdom in the Hebrew Scriptures. Together there are fifty references to justice in those books.Of the friends of Job, young Elihu speaks most about justice. His concern is lifting up God and His righteousness where justice … Continue reading Social Justice Project #5

Social Justice Project #4

What does the Bible say about justice?Part 2: HistoryBooks of history comprise twelve books of the Hebrew Scriptures. In seven of those book the word “justice” is used in the HCSB.In several instances, the expression justice refers to the administration or application of law. The sons of Eli the judge perverted justice (I Samuel 8:3). … Continue reading Social Justice Project #4