Today, we hear many cries for social justice. But is it the same cry for justice heard from the ancient prophets, or is it a Trojan Horse for the state redistribution of wealth, resources, and opportunities for the purpose of achieving equal outcomes for disparate groups?
Biblical justice, on the other hand, is the application of God’s righteous standard equally to all people, places, and circumstances. The unequal application of such leads to oppression and injustice, which is why Christians should be the best and most engaged justice warriors.
Micah 6:8 asks, “What does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?”