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Equity or Equality?

  If a king judges the poor with truth, his throne will be established forever. — Proverbs 29:14 The Old Testament provides an excellent, though rather disturbing, example of the distinction between equity and equality.  It is found in 1 Kings 3:16-28, which records the account of two mothers, both of whom are prostitutes (v. …

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A Few Words About Justice

Against the backdrop of various media reports concerning the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, and the subsequent manifold calls that his alleged killers be brought to justice, as a black Christian who has been following this developing story in background, I felt compelled to offer the following unsolicited commentary. I am of the opinion that the …

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God Has Spoken

When it comes to the matter of "social justice" - a term I personally disavow but will use for the sake of this commentary - Lev. 19:15-18 is one of the most comprehensive passages in all of Scripture. It reads: (15) "You shall do no injustice in judgment; you shall not be partial to the …

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