Justice

The heartache of protecting bad behaviour

Ever since Genesis ch 3, bad behaviour defines humanity. We are startled by the first obvious expression of it in little children; we perfect it in ourselves; we mourn its effect on others; and well into old age we seem to be fluent in bad behaviour. By observing the criminal extremes of bad behaviour, Ecclesiastes […]

Justice is an emergency service

When we think of emergency services, we think of the police, paramedics, armed response, and things like that. The reason why we consider these emergency services is because they all require as speedy a process as possible, because if there is even the slightest unnecessary delay, the consequences would escalate quickly. If an ambulance is […]

Mourning the oppression of the helpless

Because of the existence and abundance of sin, this world is scarred and disfigured by horrific acts of the powerful against the helpless. Be it large-scale war among nations destroying their own citizens, or intimate disembodiment of a baby in the mother’s womb, we mourn the oppression of the helpless. It is no surprise then […]

God’s perfections are our counsellors

“Pick five of God’s attributes and write down their relevance to your situation.” That was the instruction from a seminary professor to a group of men only starting to sense the superior nature of Biblical counsel over every worldly alternative. Add you own circumstantial details, but the basic exercise can look something like this. The […]

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