God Is Righteous, Immutable School of Theology Series: Lecture 13
Praying for Bad Things to Happen to Bad People
Should you pray for bad things to happen to bad people? This article looks at imprecatory psalms. It shows how they call believers to love and seek God's justice, and how this should shape our prayers.
Belgic Confession Article 20: Justice and Mercy
Loving and Seeking Justice for the Unborn
In their fight against abortion, Christians must learn to seek justice that is informed by the gospel. This article explains what this justice looks like and draws three implications for Christians.
Justification and Justice: An Edwardsean Proposal
What is the relation of justification by faith to justice? Otto argues that it was for the purpose of establishing justice that Jesus] sacrificed himself. The [[work of Christ was and is focused on the justice of God. This has tremendous implications for the Christian life.
"Sell Everything You Have and Give to the Poor": The Old Testament Prophetic Theme of Justice as the Connecting Motif of Luke 18:1-19:10
In this article Hays argues that the theme of justice is the central theme and motif of Luke 18:1 to Luke 19:10. Hays notices Luke's use of the Old Testament prophets and the theme of justice to be found in the prophets as it is connected to the coming messianic era. He then notices the socio-economic context of the first-century Palestine. Finally, Hays demonstrates how the theme of justice runs through Luke 18 to 19.
"Great Is the Lord"
This article considers some of the attributes of God, namely, his power, justice, and wisdom, all of which are infinite.
The Righteousness of God
What is the meaning of the righteousness of God? God’s righteousness means that God always acts in accordance with what is right. He himself is the final standard of what is right. This article shows how this righteousness is revealed in God's Word and in Christ, which gives the believer assurance of the justice of God.
What are the Communicable Attributes of God?
What are the communicable attributes of God? After defining communicable attributes, this article explains the holiness, love, goodness, justice and righteousness, and wisdom of God and how they relate to knowing God.
The True Meaning of Justice in the Workplace
How should Christians conduct themselves at work? This article looks at how Christians should apply justice and be generous at the same time in their workplace. They exist for the good of others.
Isaiah 1:18 – Declaration, Exclamation, or Interrogation?
What does the Lord teach his people in Isaiah 1:18? Culver argues that the main focus in this text is on the righteousness and justice of God.
Embracing Economic Liberty: A Commitment to Justice and Mercy
Embracing free enterprise and economic liberty promotes human dignity and provides the institutional structure in which economic justice and mercy will most likely flourish. However, entrusting the good of society to government coercion leads to despotism and tyranny, which destroy society’s original object. This article explains.
God’s Justice: Love Tells the Truth
Reaction to the Terrorist Attacks
Which Law for the Christian Lawyer?
Ecclesiastes 3:16-22 - Judgment and the Estate of Men
This article is an exposition of Ecclesiastes 3:16-22. Here the author discusses the realities which testify against mankind. Death for mankind is certain, and man will leave this world with nothing in his hand. In addition, God's justice will expose all wrong-doings and judge the actions of men.
The Only Way of Salvation
This article is an exposition of Lord's Day 5 of the Heidelberg Catechism. Understanding the justice of God and the satisfaction such a justice requires leaves man hopeless in his attempt to satisfy it. However, it also leaves man with only one option for satisfaction: Jesus Christ.
The Old Testament and Christian Life
Jesus Paid It All
Did God fail to administer justice when he forgave Saul, even though he persecuted the church? This article shows that through Christ's work full payment was made for all sins, and in him God's justice was fulfilled.
This article shows how God's justice and love are displayed through Jesus' suffering on the cross working out our atonement.
God & Government: A Biblical Perspective on the Role of the State
This article gives a biblical perspective on the role of government. The authority of the government is derived from God, and the state is tasked with promoting justice and righteousness within the limits assigned to it. In this way, the government is the servant of God.
The Problem Of God And An Eternal Hell (Part 2)
This article shows that some objections to the doctrine of God sending people to hell rest on the concept of total depravity. If man cannot do good by nature, is it fair to send him to hell? The author answers this question by looking at the relationship between free will and the justice of God, arguing that God is just in sending people to hell.
Does God Command Genocide?
Is God Love?
The Elder as Preserver and Nurturer of Life in the Covenant: What the Bible Says
A Canticle and Descant: A Lament for the Children
Restitutional Justice Balancing the Rights of Victims and the Rehabilitation of the Offender
Means of the Redemption Through Declaration of Justice and Mercy of God in Christ Article 20: Belgic Confession
Christian Social Action
Why Was There Such Cruelty in the Old Testament?
March for lLfe
Restorative Justice Christian or Non-Christian?
Grant me Justice...!
Towards Victim-Friendly Justice
On Capital Punishment
Martin Luther and Civil Disobedience
Did Christ Die for Us or for God?
What is the innermost meaning of Jesus' crucifixion? What problem was God solving through the death of Christ? This article on Romans 3:25-26 maintains that the most basic purpose of the death of Christ is to demonstrate God's righteousness and justice.
The Bible on the Problem of Evil
This article on the problem of evil also focuses on suffering and justice and mercy, suffering and God as Lord, and evil and salvation.
Storkey provides a guide to resources for further study and action in relation to justice. He offers a review of evangelical and other Christian literature surrounding the theme. Our Christian approaches to justice have often been partial or limited. Having a fuller perspective is a requirement of our Christian calling. This essay includes a number of opinions which really need more debate and is an aid to those who want to engage with the justice of God more deeply.
Paul and Christian Social Responsibility
Social responsibility is highly regarded by many Christians today. Biblical motivation for social responsibility is often found in the Old Testament or in Jesus' teaching. This author maintains that the apostle Paul's theology also includes the concepts of justice, care for the oppressed, and care for creation.