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5/6/2021

In Thunder Force, two childhood friends use science to become superheroes who can fight crime committed by miscreants who use their superpowers for bad purposes. This crime fighting duo called Thunder Force seek justice even if it puts themselves in harm’s way.

One of the core themes that runs through the Bible is justice, it is seen in Old Testament and New. God loves, seeks and enacts justice. (Isaiah 61:8 – https://bit.ly/33eiior) God also desires us, His followers to join in His work of justice too. (Micah 6:8 – https://bit.ly/3tl8eV1)

What does it mean for you today to join God in his justice mission?

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2021/03/11

Moxie

This is a movie about sexism that also touches on racism and other prejudices facing teenagers. Now to all the guys, don’t scroll past this one, this is as much for you as it is for the girls.

A shy teenager, Vivian, is inspired by her mother and new very outspoken friend, to speak up against the wrongs she is seeing and the way females are being treated by their male peers.

Speaking up against injustice is not always easy but God actually calls us to do this.
Proverbs 31:8(https://bit.ly/2lP5YFq)
PS. It doesn’t always need to be the in your face, super confrontational, kind of way.

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Your Voice.

How should we respond to protests about injustice?

Proverbs 31:8-9 (https://bit.ly/2xrft1D) challenges us to stand up and show we care about injustice, by speaking against it. God calls us to use our voice to speak for those who have no voice. The well off can defend their own rights, but nobody listens to those without influence.

Saying Black Lives Matter doesn’t mean other lives don’t matter, it is simply speaking for those who are being treated unfairly by the system and whose voice is not being heard.

How will you speak up against injustice in your community?

Lord, help me to speak up for the change you want to see.

#WordsHavePower
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Your Justice.

It’s not fair!

Often, we confuse fairness with equal actions, but giving everybody the same is unjust, some people have a head start!

1 Corinthians 12:21-26 (https://bit.ly/2B5RJXW) calls us to give special favour to those who are not valued. That balances justice, like giving shorter people a box to stand on so they can look tall people in the eye! Helping people who are mistreated because of race or background is to love like Jesus and show that all people matter. That might require radical change to society and will cost those who had a head start.

Lord, help me show that all people matter, by helping those who have less.

#WordsHavePower
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