Category Archives: justice

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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flogged with forty

flogged with forty Deuteronomy 25:1-3 (JDV) Deuteronomy 25:1 “If there is a dispute between men, they are to go seek justice, and the judges will hear their case. They will clear the innocent and condemn the guilty. Deuteronomy 25:2 If … Continue reading

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fair to everyone

fair to everyone Deuteronomy 24:16-17 (JDV) Deuteronomy 24:16 “Fathers are not to be put to death for their children, and children are not to be put to death for their fathers; each person will be put to death for his … Continue reading

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hand washing cow

hand washing cow Deuteronomy 21:1-9 (JDV) Deuteronomy 21:1 “If a murder victim is found lying in a field in the land Yahveh your God is giving you to take possession of, and it is not known who killed him, Deuteronomy … Continue reading

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doggedly pursue justice

  doggedly pursue justice Deuteronomy 16:18 “Appoint judges and officials for your tribes in all your towns Yahveh your God is giving you. They are to judge the people with ethical judgment. Deuteronomy 16:19 Do not deny justice or show … Continue reading

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his chosen sword

his chosen sword Deuteronomy 9:4 When Yahveh your God pushes them away before you, do not say in your heart, and this is what you say: ‘Yahveh brought me in to take possession of this land because of my righteousness.’ … Continue reading

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when justice is too much

  Psalm 38:3-8 Psalm 38:3 There is no soundness in my body because of your indignation; there is no health in my bones because of my sin. Psalm 38:4 For my violations have flooded over my head; they are a … Continue reading

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