Social Justice

In what ways does a godly presence in a society lead to social justices?

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Reflection: Scripture as International Development in Isaiah 32 and 34: Societal Chaos

by Beth Snodderly

The need for international development exists because societies and their land are in chaos to one degree or another. In Isaiah 32 societal chaos is being overcome by the intervention of God’s Spirit. In this chapter we see a metaphorical image of the consequences for societies whose people practice ungodliness, who use wicked schemes to leave the hungry empty, and who destroy the poor with their lies: “The fortress will be abandoned, the noisy city deserted; citadel and watchtower will become a wasteland forever” (Isa. 32:14).

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Reflection: Societal Chaos: Comparisons to the Middle Ages

by Mark Mihalyov, WCIU MA Student

The Church in America is being distracted and deceived on the left and on the right. The result for us is severe social chaos. The “Christian” culture displaced peoples are now exposed to is in many ways reminiscent of that of the Middle Ages; more focused on forms and traditions than on power and passion for missionary service.

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