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About This Book

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He has shown you, O man, what is good; And what does the Lord require of you but to do justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God.  ~Micah 6:8

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ISBN 978-1-931425-04-9 
205 Pages

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Justice = Righteousness

I have shown you in every way, by laboring like this, that you must support the weak. And remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that He said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’  (Acts 20:35)

Justice is both a reality and a dream. It is a source of hope and of frustration. Justice, like a mountain, affords many perspectives depending upon which side one is viewing. For persons who are well-established in life, justice is a wall of protection. For persons struggling with obstacles or battling mistreatment, justice is a door through a wall. The appropriate interaction between biblical justice and civil justice is difficult to define. There is also the term “social justice” which is controversial due to misunderstanding its biblical application. In the Bible, the words justice and righteousness have the same essential meaning.


The goals of this book are to shine a bright light of insight and educate readers by increasing understanding of both scriptural and unbiased lessons from history. It is also the aim of this book to bring matters related to racial minorities out of the historical shadows. In a world of false narratives and low information, it is essential that we have a firm grasp of facts, both historical and contemporary. This book will present many insights and opinions, which I will offer as one man's perspective. I trust you will find these insights relevant, reliable, valid, and useful to your life and our times.

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Bryan Hudson has a passion to serve God's purpose in ministry, community, missions to Africa, and digital media. As a senior pastor with more than 40 years experience, empowering people through Bible teaching and practical wisdom is his mission. As an author of 10 books and host of the Firm Foundation Podcast and Blog with over 1600 articles, Bryan is a thinker and commentator on the key issues of our time. Bryan has earned degrees in Bachelor of Theology, Bachelor of Science in Media Arts & Science, Master of Science in Instructional Design, and Doctor of Ministry.

He has been recognized for contributions to the State of Indiana and youth mentoring. For 20 years Bryan conducted multimedia empowerment programs for youth to equip the next generation of digital media producers. For 45 years, Bryan has been married to Patricia Ann Hudson (M.S.), a re inner-city public school educator. They have raised four children, have three grandchildren, and reside in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Table of Contents

  1.  What is Biblical Justice?

  2.  Social Justice and Church Engagement

  3.  Social Justice and Preparedness to Act

  4.  The Reign of Narratives

  5.  A Nation Founded on Christian Principles?

  6.  Christianity v. Christ

  7.  Dr. King’s Concept of Justice

  8.  May 25, 2020 George Floyd

  9.  Perceptions, PTSD, Incarceration, & Re-Entry

  10. Blessings of Education and Perils of Mis-Education

  11. Race Relations, Ten Suggestions

  12. In the Words of John Wesley, “Thoughts On Slavery”

  13. The Myth of The Monolith    

  14. What Can We Do?

  15. Success Stories

  16. Justice and Governing Authorities


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Glossary of Civil Justice


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