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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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The Battlefield of the Mind

If I were to ask you where Jesus ranks among your life's priorities, what would be your response? Would your first impulse be to give a "spiritual" answer? That is, would you be inclined to say what you think you're supposed to say as a Christian? Or would you respond with what you know in …

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