This is part of Church Set Free’s “Kitchen Table Conversation,” a monthly “roundtable” discussion on a single subject from different perspectives by different authors. Please check out the original sites and authors.
And what does the Lord require of you?
To act justly and to love mercy
and to walk humbly with your God.
Justice is one of God’s key attributes; as such, there are so many aspects of it, so many different direction we can go in discussion it, and I suppose that’s why it is a great topic for our Kitchen Table Conversation.
For me, the more pressing aspects of Justice are those that concern the here and now, those aspects of Justice that the prophet Micah wrote about so very long ago in 6:8. For each of us to act justly, to love mercy and to walk humbly with our God is, for me, the priority in this life.
Jesus took this to a higher level when He travelled around Galilee proclaiming the Kingdom of heaven, for when He did so, there was healing, wholeness, sight and… Justice.
Justice isn’t usually…
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