When it comes to the matter of “social justice” – a term I personally disavow but will use for the sake of this commentary – Lev. 19:15-18 is one of the most comprehensive passages in all of Scripture. It reads: (15) “You shall do no injustice in judgment; you shall not be partial to the
As I compose this commentary, there remain segments within the American evangelical church that continue to advance and propagate the principles and tenets of the “gospel” of social justice. Increasing numbers of evangelical churches, pastors, and ministries are buying into what I consider merely a new presentation of an old soteriology: salvation by social activism.
“Once we are reconciled to God, the estrangement and hostility is over. The peace is sealed for eternity.” – Dr. R.C. Sproul, Sr. (1938-2017) Enmity. It is a word that has all but disappeared from our contemporary lexicon. Think about it for a moment. When was the last time you used the word enmity in a