Tag Archives: Justice

IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 11

  Never Take Your Own Revenge Romans 12:14-21 Why do we have such a hard time extending forgiveness to others? Perhaps one reason is that it doesn’t seem right. Justice demands that there be repayment or punishment for wrongdoing. However, … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 23

  Sunday Reflection: The Labor of Peacemaking Peacemaking is proactive work. Seeking justice and reconciliation may require us to enter into conflict, meet needs of the hurting, or provide tangibly for those who lack. (See 2 Corinthians 9:6-8.) Other times … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 15

Eternal Life John 3:16-18 Each of us has a sin debt that we owe to God, but we’ve got no way to pay for it. None of our solutions—living a moral life, being religious, or doing more good deeds—can take … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 4

A Nation Gone Astray Isaiah 59 Though Israel had once honored the Lord, it turned away from Him during the days of the prophet Isaiah. Left to their own devices, the people found themselves in chaos and ruin. Much like … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JUNE 28

Sunday Reflection: The Promise of Justice We frequently think of justice in a negative light—as punishment or vindication—but it’s also immensely positive. In fact, the Hebrew word mishpat, which is commonly translated as “judgment” or “justice,” conveys a sense of … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JUNE 7

Sunday Reflection: The Pursuit of Lovingkindness Throughout the gospels, Jesus challenged the Pharisees to be more loving, just, and merciful. Considered the religious elite of their day, these men had hundreds of rules for living out the laws of the … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 20

Where Love and Justice Meet Romans 3:21-26 The Lord can’t have a dilemma, but if He could, it would be this: How can a loving God justly forgive sinners? Although God loves the people He created, He can’t ignore, excuse, … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 19

God’s Plan of Crucifixion Acts 2:22-36 Who was responsible for Jesus’ crucifixion? Though both the Jews and the Romans played a role in putting Him on the cross, God was the one who had already planned His Son’s death as … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: MAY 12

The Gift of Forgiveness Matthew 18:21-35 How can you lift the debt from your debtors if you don’t comprehend your own indebtedness? How can you offer that freedom if you yourself have never received it? One of the biggest obstacles … Continue reading

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