Category: Justice

Together we can Change our World

When I was young, Jim Reeves used to sing a song with the words: “This world is not my home, I’m just a-passin’ through My treasures are laid up somewhere beyond the blue The angels beckon me from heaven’s open door And I can’t feel at home in […]

Immigrants or Settlers

Immigration is a hot issue in the United Kingdom right now. Some time ago I picked up a copy of the Daily ? (a paper that I don’t normally read) and the story on the front page was going on about immigrants and basically implying that we should […]

Hunger and Thirst for Righteousness

Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled. (Matthew 5:6 NIV) I have never known true physical hunger, but I am well aware that millions of children go to bed every night desperately hungry. My life has never been threatened by thirst, but I can […]

Social Justice (Worldwide)

When it comes to human relationships, love, compassion and justice must go hand in hand. In talking about social justice I am not talking about justice as retribution or punishment but as justice in the way we treat our fellow-man. When people are wronged, they may cry out for justice […]

Social Justice (UK)

Social Justice is vital if a country claims to be morally as well as economically developed.  The measure of a country is how the government and the people of that country treat the disadvantaged members of society. The Bible criticises those who exploit their workers, ignore the poor or do not […]

Love and Justice

“LOVE WITHOUT JUSTICE IS SENTIMENTALITY JUSTICE WITHOUT LOVE IS LEGALISM.” God’s love in Action… For many years the strap line for Kingscare (the former name of  Karuna Action) was, “God’s love in action”. Love is voluntary, and is an excellent motive for giving. We need to be sure […]

Aid Dependency: Good or Bad

Dependency has become a bad word in the charity business. Fighting poverty is good, but meeting the needs of people in poverty can produce dependency, which is not regarded as a good thing. But before we “throw the baby out with the bathwater”, consider our children. A newborn […]