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The Cry For Justice : Putting The World To Rights

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Putting the World to Rights
One of the most popular arguments I hear about whether or not God exists is if He does, why does the world and its occupants experience all the calamities, disasters, and misfortunes that we do? And unfortunately, I do not have an answer that will suffice. That God works in mysterious ways or that our finite minds simply can neither comprehend nor understand the inner workings of His infinite mind do not seem to placate the skeptics. However, on the bright side is that skeptics do realize injustices exist in the world. The reason this is promising is that if a person who doubts religion as well as God but recognizes transgressions in the world, then you can infer that they also recognize goodness and
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That mission is to cleanse the world of its treachery and wickedness in order to harbor in a new age, a new world. A place where “He will wipe away every tear from their eyes; and there will no longer be any death; there will no longer be any mourning, or crying, or pain; the first things have passed away” (Revelation 21:4, NASB). Yet I picture my Messiah as being fun to be around. A King of Kings who not only laughed, but also cried. A Savior who was not afraid to display His emotions even at the expense of His life.
Christians and Justice Christianity and its followers always have and always will be held to a higher standard than the rest of the world. When we do something right it is overlooked or referred to as the person having an ulterior motive such as personal gain in fame or fortune. When we do something wrong, which by the way is inevitable, cries of hypocrisy or righteous sanctimoniousness are hurled our direction. Such is the way of the world. If there is one thing I have learned throughout my studies of psychology is that I can only control my behavior: no one else’s. Jesus knew we would fail from time to time so He ‘taught…a prayer which includes a clause asking God for forgiveness” (Wright, 2009, p. 12). The best we can do is to continue spreading the Good News and let others decide for themselves who they will follow.
2. The Hidden Spring 17 As I begin reading this section of
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