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Jesus never got involved in social justice issues. You can bet that soldiers were beating and unfairly arresting people during Jesus’ ministry years, yet we hear nothing in the New Testament about it. Jesus warned his followers (that would be us) that we would be unjustly imprisoned and likely also beaten and killed, but he didn’t say to fight against it. He just advised us not to worry about our defense in court because God would give us the words we would need when it was time to defend ourselves.
In other words, there would be no #BelieverLivesMatter under Jesus’ watch.
Why is that? Why was Jesus so adamantly NOT a “social justice warrior”? (more…)