Tag Archives: justice

Revenge vs. Forgiveness; June 13, 2017


1 Samuel 24:12 “May the Lord judge between you and me. And may the Lord avenge the wrongs you have done to me, but my hand will not touch you.” David’s dependence on God was complete. He not only trusted … Continue reading

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February 2, 2015


Isaiah 5:16 But the Lord Almighty will be exalted by his justice, and the holy God will show himself holy by his righteousness. We like to focus on God’s love and mercy, but we ignore His justice and righteousness to … Continue reading

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March 15, 2014


1 Kings 10:9 “Because of the LORD’s eternal love for Israel, he has made you king, to maintain justice and righteousness.” The purpose of rulers is to maintain justice and righteousness. Far too many political leaders seem to forget this … Continue reading

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December 7, 2013


Isaiah 42:3 A bruised reed he will not break, and a smoldering wick he will not snuff out. In faithfulness he will bring forth justice. I’m currently reading A Culture of Honor, by Danny Silk, and it has given me … Continue reading

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May 13, 2013


2 Thessalonians 1:6-7 God is just: He will pay back trouble to those who trouble you and give relief to you who are troubled, and to us as well. It continues to be interesting just how different the English and … Continue reading

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March 4, 2013


Micah 6:8 He has showed you, O man, what is good. And what does the LORD require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God. This dearly loved verse is a beautiful … Continue reading

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September 29, 2011


2 Peter 2:9 If this is so, then the Lord knows how to rescue godly men from trials and to hold the unrighteous for the day of judgment, while continuing their punishment. We get all worked up over assorted injustices, … Continue reading

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