Doing Justice & Mercy: Episode Four | A Biblical Definition of Justice Jonny Atkinson (communications director for the Immanuel Network) and Ryan Fullerton (lead pastor of Immanuel Baptist Church) sit down to discuss the biblical word mishpat and how it informs a biblical definition of justice.
On the last day I would rather stand with the orphans and the widows than with those this world honors. This simply seems to be the route more consistent with the heart of God as displayed in the ministry of Jesus. That may mean we end up less “effective” in the metrics of missiology. But does that really matter when the king returns? Rather, we would be wise to pay attention to how he characterizes the ministry of his true, known, followers: “As you did it to one of the least of these my brothers, you did it unto me” (Matt 20:40).