“The process of civilization consists of the discovery by men of the laws of the universe, and of living in harmony with those laws.”
As the supreme administrator of justice, God allows mankind to determine their own destiny, both as individuals and as societies, to form various types of government, applying laws and principles in an effort to create order and produce results which are observable and desirable.
Though many people in the world may question whether God notices injustice and oppression, or question His existence at all, the scriptures teach otherwise, namely that justice is one of His primary attributes, and also that he is omniscient, omnipotent, and perfect.
When a nation or society embraces and promotes wickedness, where injustice is widespread, and when institutions of government become a tool of oppression or a mechanism of favoritism for the unjust or those who seek to rise above prescribed or natural law, God does notice, and weighs them precisely, down to the smallest and last intent.
“And God saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.”
“…for the Lord searcheth all hearts, and understandeth all the imaginations of the thoughts…”
1 Chronicles 28:9
“The eyes of the Lord are in every place, beholding the evil and the good.”
“The way of the just is uprightness: thou, most upright, dost weigh the path of the just.”
He gives incentive to all people to do good through his promises of heavenly reward for those who are merciful and who deal justly.… Continue Reading