And righteousness like a mighty stream
AMOS 5:24 (To read the full chapter, click here)
This verse, famouly quoted by Martin Luther King, Jr during his I Have a Dream speech, is a good motto for our society. It is a call to let justice and righteousness prevail in our lives, in our communities, in our society. The metaphor is plural and I think that is terrific, as there are many ways justice can be expressed by people.
Some people volunteer at their local soup kitchen. Some people volunteer at Big Brothers Big Sisters. Some people open their doors of hospitality. The ways of expressing justice are as numerous as the giftings and strengths of personality found in people.
To read the full speech, I Have a Dream, click here.