Do What is Right!
According to the calendar, summer is officially here this week. Here in Maryland, we are having temperatures in the nineties so we are definitely feeling like summer is here. Does your work slow down in the summer or is summer a busy time for you?
This is what the LORD says: “Maintain justice and do what is right, for my salvation is close at hand and my righteousness will soon be revealed.”
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As I read this verse, I sort of feel like it was written for nonprofit and ministry leaders. While your organization has a mission statement that gives a snapshot of the work your organization does, I believe that the ultimate goal of nonprofits and ministries is to maintain (or bring about) justice as they seek to do what is right.
The Message says it this way, “Guard my common good: Do what’s right and do it in the right way, for salvation is just around the corner, my setting-things-right is about to go into action.
Here, we are being told to do what is right according to what God has revealed to each of us through his Word….the righteous principles of life.