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Naming Injustice and Oppression in Pursuit of God’s Justice and Mercy

[In today’s guest post, Lindsay Bruehl shares her open letter of gratitude to her church, a place where she stepped out of bondage to the injustice of judgmental legalism, finding freedom to grow in God alongside God’s people.] The other … Continue reading

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The Princess Bride and the Mercy of God – fairness is overrated

[From the archives.] *** I love William Goldman’s The Princess Bride.* Most people who know the story know it from the movie. And many of them can toss off lines from it at the drop of a hat: “As you … Continue reading

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Pursuing Justice In An Unjust World

God speaks out on justice and fairness. Justice, justice shalt thou pursue … . (Deuteronomy 16:20.) We belong to the faithful Judge of all the world, the one we can can trust in his righteous judgment. Let all creation rejoice … Continue reading

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Justice and the Enforcement of Mercy

God’s mercy precedes his justice and serves as its very basis. His justice is but the enforcement of his mercy: God insists that we live by the same merciful measure wherein we have been created and redeemed. Ralph C. Wood, … Continue reading

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When The Judge Gets Cross-Examined!

[Jeannie Prinsen grilled me about faith and being a judge and justice and law and … well, here’s a sample. You can read the whole thing over at her place.] – How would you define justice in legal terms and … Continue reading

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Judges Taking Bribes

I went into a convenience store near work today. I stop in for a soda once in a while, and usually share a greeting with the woman who owns the place. Today her husband was there too and I heard … Continue reading

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