Social Justice: Social Gospel?

VOL 20; ISSUE 5

09/01/2011

Articles

Mercy Ministry and Social Justice

Thursday, 01 Sep 2011

Remember, "distinction without separation." Although the Great Commission itself does not include social justice as part of the church's mandate, "teaching everything I have commanded" includes the New Testament's moral instruction as essential to that substance that the church communicates in making disciples. Although Scripture does not tell us which causes or political candidates to support, its gospel brings renewal as well as forgiveness, and its law guides us, corrects us, and provides wisdom for relating to our neighbors and the wider creation. In other words, through Scripture, God gives us ...

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