Their participation with injustice meant either they didn’t know their own heavenly Father or they didn’t love Him.
Distributive justice is protecting the rights of law abiding citizens
Retributive justice is ensuring that the guilty get what they deserve.
Amos 5:10-13, 21, 23-24
The Hebrew words for justice and righteousness are almost interchangeable, both indicating a conformity to God’s standards of holiness or moral excellence.
God commands economic protection.
God gives judicial protection.
God gives foreigners protection.
God gives work protection.
God gives provision protection.
“Whatever we do, we must keep God in the forefront. Let us be Christian in all of our actions. But I want to tell you this evening that it is not enough for us to talk about love; love is one of the pivotal points of the Christian face, faith. There is another side called justice. And justice is really love in calculation. Justice is love correcting that which revolts against love.”