Bible Quotes Equality, Peace and Justice

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War, Violence and Pacifism

·         Matthew 5:9 “Blessed are the peacemakers for they will be called sons of god”

·         Matthew 21:12 Jesus used violence when he drove the money changers from the temple

·         Luke 6:29 "If a person hits you on the side of your face, let him hit the other side too.

·         Luke 26:51 “He who lives by the sword shall die by the sword”

·         Joel 3:9 “Proclaim this among the nations, prepare for war”

·         1 Samuel 15:2 “I will punish the Amalekites for what they did to Israel…. now go, attack”

·         10 Commandments “Thou shalt not murder”

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Crime and Punishment

·         Deuteronomy 19:21 “It shall be life for life, eye for eye ….”

·         Luke 6 “ Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you”

·         Mark 7:8 “Let any one of you who is without sin throw the first stone”

·         Genesis 9:6 “Whoever sheds the blood of man, shall his blood be shed”

·         Romans 6:12 “Do not be overcome by evil but overcome evil with good”

·         Amos 5:15 “Hate evil, love good; maintain justice in the courts”

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Social Injustice

·         Amos 2 “Let justice roll like a river, righteous like a never failing stream”

·   Amos 2 God will punish those who mistreat the poor

·   Leviticus 19 Racial inequality is wrong

·  Deuteronomy 24:17 “Do not deprive the foreigner or the fatherless of justice”

·   Hebrews 13:3 “Remember those in prison as if you were their fellow prisoners and those who are ill-treated as if you were yourselves suffering”

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Equality

·         Galatians 3 “There is neither Jew nor Greek, slave nor free, male nor female….. for you are all one in Jesus Christ”

·         Leviticus 19:18 “Love thy neighbour as thyself”

·         Acts 17 “From one man he made every nation of men”

·         Luke 10 Parable of the good Samaritan

·         John  13:34 “A new command I give you; love one another as I have loved you”

·         Acts 10:28 God has shown me that I should not call anyone impure or unclean”

·         1 Peter “Wives submit to your husbands as to the lord”

·         1 Timothy “A woman should learn in quietness and complete submission”

·         Jesus treated women equally in the bible

·         Only men were disciples

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Other Religions

John 14:6 “I am the way and the truth and the life. No-one comes to the father except through me”

·         John 14:2 “In my father’s house there are many rooms”

·         Matthew 28:18 “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations” Evangelism

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Forgiveness and Reconciliation

·         Lord’s Prayer “Forgive our sins as we forgive those who trespass against us”

·         Matthew “If you forgive men when they sin against you, your heavenly father will also forgive you”

·          Luke 6  “Forgive and you will be forgiven”

·         Luke 23 “Father forgive them for they do not know what they are doing”

·         Luke 13 “But unless you repent, you too will all perish”

·         Matthew 5:7 “Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy”

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