Contributed by Fred W. Penney on Dec 31, 2018
Mans capacity for justice makes democracy possible.
Mans capacity for injustice makes
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
David Prior wrote, Justice and kindness are essential qualities of the nature of God Himself. They do not come down from heaven wrapped in parcels. They are
Relentless for Justice
IN the parable of the widow and the unjust judge, we meet an extraordinary woman who refuses to accept her fate. She voices opposition to injustice without relenting. As a result of her persistence, even the unjust judge is prompted to act.
If even an unjust judge can
Contributed by Andrew Moffatt on Feb 16, 2011
SPIRITUALITY AND JUSTICE
Quoting Major Campbell Roberts when he spoke at the launch of this TSMP goal,
"Two hungers are emerging, a hunger for - Spirituality and a hunger for – Justice. If we can live out and help another find a relationship with Jesus that energises them to live and act
Contributed by Gene Gregory on Aug 27, 2012
A police officer stops you for speeding. Did you break the law? Yes. Is he just in giving you a ticket? Yes. Now, if He chooses to give you a break, does that mean that everyone else he stops doesn’t deserve a ticket? No. It means he showed you grace and
Contributed by Brad Henry on Jul 25, 2011
When I was 8 years old my parents took me to see the Pittsburgh Pirates play in Forbes Field. As you know with me nothing is normal. Well a foul ball came and hit me in the leg. I went down to pick it up and a big guy cam over and wrestled the ball from me. OK, there wasn’t much
Contributed by Andrew Moffatt on Jul 28, 2011
THE STORY OF JUSTICE
We all know the story; the bad guys, lead by Ugly Nasty have robbed the bank, the savings of the people of Rattlesnake Gulch have been taken to the abandoned mine. But before Jake and his henchmen left they abducted the school teacher, (the stunningly beautiful, even in
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 11, 2001
A young lady who occasionally walked through the park after work, stopped to have her picture taken by a photographer on this particular day. She was very excited about her picture being taken. As she walked out of the park, she looked at the polaroid picture in total amazement. She
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 23, 2009
JUSTICE OR MERCY
A young lady who occasionally walked through the park after work, stopped to have her picture taken by a photographer on this particular day. She was very excited about her picture being taken. As she walked out of the park, she looked at the Polaroid picture in total amazement.
Contributed by Mark Eberly on Jun 30, 2008
Let me share some examples. On my trip to Ireland, we visited Northern Ireland including a city called Londenderry. This was something because of the violence that tours would not have done ten years ago. The name of the town is significant because it became a symbol of people being marginalized.
Contributed by Andy Payne on Jan 16, 2009
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has his foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse
Contributed by Mark Eberly on Dec 3, 2008
One day, Horton the elephant hears a cry from help coming from a speck of dust. Even though he can’t see anyone on the speck, he decides to help it. As it turns out, the speck of dust is home to the Whos, who live in their city of Whoville. Horton agrees to help protect the
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Nov 19, 2009
Defense Lawyer’s Final Trick Back Fires
A defendant was on trial for murder in Oklahoma. There was strong evidence indicating guilt, but there was no body. In the defense’s closing statement the lawyer, knowing that his client would probably be convicted, resorted to a trick. "Ladies and gentlemen
Contributed by Jim Kane on Feb 28, 2010
"In my humble opinion, more mature Christians tend toward mercy as they develop. I loved the idea of Real Justice as a kid. Then I
Contributed by Noal Atkinson on Jul 8, 2010
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Contributed by Clarence Clough on Sep 23, 2011
BETTER AND WISER JUDGE
Supreme Court Justice Horace Gray once informed a man who had appeared before him in a lower court and had escaped conviction on a technicality: "I know that you are guilty and you know it, and I wish you to remember that one day you will stand before a better and wiser
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Apr 18, 2011
SADDUCEES' TRIAL METHODS
"Critics deny the accuracy of the description John gives. They cite the Mishnah requiring that trials be held in the daytime, that several days are required to try a capital crime, and that the accused not be directly questioned, among other details. However, exceptions
Contributed by Alison Bucklin on Jun 11, 2011
NOT MUCH OF A MAN...?
A weary truck driver who pulled his rig into an all-night truck stop late one summer evening in Broken Bow, NE. He was tired and hungry. The waitress had just served him when three tough looking, leather-jacketed bikers of the Hell's Angels type decided to give him a hard
Contributed by Mark Eberly on Mar 17, 2008
A family went to dine at a restaurant and the six-year-old boy was asked to say the blessing.
As they bowed their heads he said, “God is great. God is good. Thank you for this food. And I would even thank you more, God, if Mom bought us some ice cream after dinner with liberty and justice for
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 12, 2009
PREVAILING UPON MERCY
R. C. Sproul tells the story of when he was a college professor. At the start of the semester, the class of about 150 students had three papers due, let’s say, at noon on October 1st, November 1st, and December 1st. The penalty for a late paper was a zero grade.