What you seek tells you who you are.
Most people spend their entire lives seeking purpose, belonging and intimacy without ever finding it. Our search defines us. This Advent season we’re going to join Matthew in the Search for a Savior who will not only fulfill our longing, but show us that all along He has been searching for us.
Watch this overview video on the book of Judges, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of thought. In Judges, the Israelites turn away from God and face the consequences. God raises judges in cycles of rebellion, repentance and restoration.
Judges For You walks you through the book of Judges, showing how the flawless God is at work in the most flawed situations and the most failing people. It can simply be read as a book, used as a daily devotional or utilized by anyone for teaching.
As we live out the justice and mercy of God, our hope is that this teaching series helps you to take a next step in your faith. In addition to these teachings, our growing library of Christ-centered resources below will help you take the next step.
Check out the resources below to dig deeper into justice and mercy, including:
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Door Creek Church’s Micah 6:8 Task Force spent several months together, reading through the entire Bible to discover what it teaches about doing justice and loving mercy. Pick up a hard copy, or download the 6:8 Devotional Journal to retrace our steps and discover its teaching for yourself.
Tim Keller offers a concise summary of the Bible’s teaching about doing justice and mercy on behalf of the poor.
In this article, Dr. Mika Edmondson provides a biblical and wise framework for how followers of Christ can discern truth as we navigate a world filled with movements like Black Lives Matter.
In this helpful book, Tim Keller explores a “life of justice empowered by an experience of grace.” Read this to see how the gospel directly connects to doing justice and loving mercy.
Dr. Alvin Sanders’ short book helps us avoid the common pitfalls well-intentioned Christians make as they begin to practice justice and mercy among people in poverty.
In Uncommon Church, Dr. Sanders shows how community transformation is possible when churches like ours work with people in poor communities instead of treating them like goodwill projects.
Dr. Jemar Tisby reveals the subtle, but deep ways racism has wounded the American church. Reading this is both painful and inspirational and will provide wisdom for improved race relations within the church.
In this short video, discover the biblical story of God’s justice and mercy for all people.
In this four-part podcast series from the Bible Project, Dr. Tim Mackie unpacks where the idea of justice comes from in the Bible and how it culminates in Jesus’ saving work on the cross.
In this podcast, Dr. Tim Mackie interviews Dr. Easau McCauley on what it’s like to wrestle through issues of racism and slavery in the Bible from a black perspective.
Dr. Amy Black is a Christian and a professor of political science. In this podcast, she talks about how to think biblically about politics and navigate polarizing political issues as a follower of Christ.
In this podcast, Dr. Mika Edmondson provides a biblical and wise framework for how followers of Christ can discern truth as we navigate a world filled with movements like Black Lives Matter.
In this free online course, you will take a deep dive into what “Biblical justice” does and does not mean. This is a helpful course for individuals and groups seeking to understand and practice biblical justice and mercy.
Part of doing justice is caring for women who face unexpected pregnancies and defending the unborn. This free online class provides a biblical and scientific introduction to abortion for those wanting to practice justice and mercy in this way.
What does practicing justice and mercy look like when it comes to people with disabilities? This free online course serves as a helpful introduction on how the church can come alongside this beautiful but often overlooked community.