Category Archives: justice

appealing for justice

appealing for justice Joshua 21:1-3 (JDV) Joshua 21:1 The Levite family heads approached the priest Eleazar, Joshua son of Nun, and the family heads of the Israelite tribes. Joshua 21:2 At Shiloh, in the land of Canaan, they told them, … Continue reading

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until he is tried

until he is tried Joshua 20:7-9 (JDV) Joshua 20:7 So they designated Kedesh in the hill country of Naphtali in Galilee, Shechem in the hill country of Ephraim, and Kiriath-arba (in other words, Hebron) in the hill country of Judah. … Continue reading

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rescue, rule, retribution

rescue, rule, retribution Psalm 66:5-7 (JDV) Psalm 66:5 Come and see the wonders of God; his achievements for humanity are awe-inspiring. Psalm 66:6 He turned the sea into dry land, and they crossed the river on foot. There we celebrated … Continue reading

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a permanent throne

a permanent throne Psalm 45:6-7 (JDV) Psalm 45:6 Your throne, God, is permanent and always; the scepter of your kingdom is a scepter of justice. Psalm 45:7 You love righteousness and hate wickedness; therefore God, your God, has anointed you … Continue reading

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stripped city

stripped city Jeremiah 52:12-30 (JDV) Jeremiah 52:12 On the tenth day of the fifth month – which was during the nineteenth year of King Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon – Nebuzaradan, the captain of the guards, entered Jerusalem as the representative … Continue reading

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the devourer, devoured

the devourer, devoured Jeremiah 51:20-35 (JDV) Jeremiah 51:20 You are my war club, my weapons of war. With you I will smash nations; with you I will bring kingdoms to ruin.Jeremiah 51:21 With you I will smash the horse and … Continue reading

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caring for lives

caring for lives Deuteronomy 27:25 (JDV) Deuteronomy 27:25 ‘The one who accepts a bribe to kill an innocent throat is afflicted with a curse.’ And all the people will say, ‘Amen!’ caring for lives A soldier in an unjust war, … Continue reading

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getting away with it

getting away with it Deuteronomy 27:24 (JDV) Deuteronomy 27:24 ‘The one who secretly kills his neighbor is afflicted with a curse.’ And all the people will say, ‘Amen!’ getting away with it The murderer who gets away with it might … Continue reading

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supporting the marginalized

supporting the marginalized Deuteronomy 27:19 (JDV) Deuteronomy 27:19 ‘The one who denies justice to a guest, a fatherless child, or a widow is afflicted with a curse.’ And all the people will say, ‘Amen!’ supporting the marginalized God loved the … Continue reading

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fair is faithful

fair is faithful Deuteronomy 25:13-16 (JDV) Deuteronomy 25:13 “Do not have differing weights in your bag, one heavy and one light. Deuteronomy 25:14 Do not have differing dry measures in your house, a larger and a smaller. Deuteronomy 25:15 You … Continue reading

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