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Micah 7:3 Their hands are skilled to do evil; the official and the judge ask for a bribe, and the powerful dictate what they desire; thus they pervert justice.
As Christians, we believe life is not supposed to operate like this. However, as a society, we fail to execute justice, again and again—on our own behalf and on behalf of others.
Micah’s message echoes across the ages because he believed that God’s justice is timeless and always being brought forth. Micah’s condemnation was clearly countercultural, yet he persisted—as we should today—because he believed that God’s justice would eventually prevail.
MOVING FORWARD: When have you succeeded in executing justice and using power well?