"Jesus compass" Tagged Sermons

Facing the Truth Liberates Us for a Life of Mercy and Justice

Facing the Truth Liberates Us for a Life of Mercy and Justice Amos, in the name of the Lord, accuses the Israelites of trampling on the poor, taking bribes, and pushing aside the needy in the gate. And he also tells them that they will not have the opportunity to enjoy their ill-gained riches for very long. We can understand this as a threat, or as a consequence. In the long run, no society can function if it is not…