“do justice, love mercy, and walk humbly with our God” (Micah 6:8)
Jesus Christ our Lord, who said, “Love your enemies, and do good to those who hate you, and bless those who curse you, and pray for those who abuse you” (Luke 6:27, 28). He extolled a Samaritan who stopped to help a needy Jew (Luke 10:29–37). He commended the poor in spirit (Matthew 5:3) and justified a man who cried out, “God be merciful to me a sinner” (Luke 18:13). “When he was reviled he did not revile in return; when he suffered he did not threaten; but he trusted to him who judges justly” (1 Peter 2:23). I shudder to think how many churchgoers in the Bible Belt are going to hear Jesus say at the judgment day, “I never knew you; depart from me you evildoers” (Matthew 7:23).
Today in the woods of northern Alabama covered with kudzu vine, Ku Klux Klan military camps secretly train and equip…
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