Faith of a mustard seed

Barbara A. Woods-Washington

Barbara A. Woods-Washington

“But now the justice of God has been manifested apart from law, although the law and the prophets bear witness to it, the justice of God through faith in Jesus Christ for all who believe.” (Paul)

“What we have in us of the image of God is the love of truth and justice.” (Demosthenes)

“This is faith: a renouncing of everything we are apt to call our own and relying wholly upon the blood, justice and intercession of Jesus” (Newton)

“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for you tithe mint and dill and cummin, and have neglected the weightier matters of the law, justice and mercy and faith;” (Jesus)

“Yes, if you want to say that I was a drum major, say that I was a drum major for justice; say that I was a drum major for peace; I was a drum major for righteousness. I want to leave a committed life behind.” (M. L. King, Jr.)

“Man perfected by society is the best of all animals; he is the most terrible of all when he lives without law, and without justice.” (Aristotle)

“Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valor of the brave” (Muhammad)

“So the law is slacked and justice never goes forth. For the wicked surround the righteous, so justice goes forth perverted.” (Habakkuk)

“A superior man in dealing with the world is not for anything or against anything. He follows righteousness as the standard.” (Confucius)

“Academic chairs are many, but wise and noble teachers are few; lecture-rooms are numerous and large, but the number of young people who genuinely thirst after truth and justice is small.” (Einstein)

“Perfect wisdom has four parts, viz., wisdom, the principle of doing things aright; justice, the principle of doing things equally in public and private; fortitude, the principle of not flying danger, but meeting it; and temperance, the principle of subduing desires and living moderately.” (Plato)

“Do horses run upon rocks? Does one plow the sea with oxen? But you have turned justice into poison and the fruit of righteousness into wormwood” (Amos)

“Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other’s welfare, social justice can never be attained.” (Helen Keller)

“In the absence of justice, what is sovereignty but organized robbery?” (Augustine)
“As a Christian I have no duty to allow myself to be cheated, but I have the duty to be a fighter for truth and justice” (Hitler)

“To those people in the huts and villages of half the globe struggling to break the bonds of mass misery, we pledge our best efforts to help them help themselves, for whatever period is required, not because the Communists may be doing it, not because we seek their votes, but because it is right. If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich.” (J. F. Kennedy)

“And if Christ be in you, the body is dead because of sin; but the Spirit is life because of justice” (Apostle Paul)

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