Who will be our Protector from injustice!


Banks, Credit card companies, the food industry, lists go on and on about how the average person around the world is taken advantage of.  I just saw a segment on Good Morning America about how the working man earnings compared to those in Management over time. 
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So we see as in so many areas, Injustice and the age old habit of taking advantage of the poor and working man is again on the rise.
Does God care?
Lets see What His word says:
Micah 2:
 1 Woe to those who plan iniquity, 
       to those who plot evil on their beds! 
       At morning's light they carry it out 
       because it is in their power to do it.
 2 They covet fields and seize them,
       and houses, and take them.
       They defraud a man of his home,
       a fellowman of his inheritance.
8 Yet to this very hour
      my people rise against me like an enemy!
   You steal the shirts right off the backs

      of those who trusted you,
   making them as ragged as men
      returning from battle.
9 You have evicted women from their pleasant homes
      and forever stripped their children of all that God would give them.
Micah 3 (LT)
 1 I said, “Listen, you leaders of Israel!
      You are supposed to know right from wrong,
 2 but you are the very ones
      who hate good and love evil.
   You skin my people alive
      and tear the flesh from their bones.
 3 Yes, you eat my people’s flesh,
      strip off their skin,
      and break their bones.
   You chop them up
      like meat for the cooking pot.
 4 Then you beg the Lord for help in times of trouble!
      Do you really expect him to answer?
   After all the evil you have done,
      he won’t even look at you!”
 9 Listen to me, you leaders of Israel!
      You hate justice and twist all that is right.
 
10 You are building Jerusalem
      on a foundation of murder and corruption.
 
11 You rulers make decisions based on bribes;
      you priests teach God’s laws only for a price;
   you prophets won’t prophesy unless you are paid.
      Yet all of you claim to depend on the Lord.
   “No harm can come to us,” you say,
      “for the Lord is here among us.”
 
12 Because of you, Mount Zion will be plowed like an open field;
      Jerusalem will be reduced to ruins!
   A thicket will grow on the heights
      where the Temple now stands.
This does not sound like God dismisses this behavior!  Read all of Micah and many of the prophets.  God HATES unjust actions.  
Do not worry People of God!  God will intervene for you in His time.  He upholds you and will sustain you through the times ahead.  He never fails to care for His true children. Those who have changed their course in life, and surrendered their will to Him.  
Even tho this was written at a time long ago, God does not change!  These actions will be punished when we oppress unjustly those around us.  
God wants all men to CHANGE, the punishment is for hearts to change, not to retaliate.  But if one does not change what is left for that person?
thankfully,  Jesus came with the GOOD NEWS of the coming Kingdom of God, and a little preview:
Micah 4
The Lord’s Future Reign
 1 In the last days, the mountain of the Lord’s house
      will be the highest of all—
      the most important place on earth.
   It will be raised above the other hills,
      and people from all over the world will stream there to worship.
 2 People from many nations will come and say,
   “Come, let us go up to the mountain of the Lord,
      to the house of Jacob’s God.
   There he will teach us his ways,
      and we will walk in his paths.”
   For the Lord’s teaching will go out from Zion;
      his word will go out from Jerusalem.
 3 The Lord will mediate between peoples
      and will settle disputes between strong nations far away.
   They will hammer their swords into plowshares
      and their spears into pruning hooks.
   Nation will no longer fight against nation,
      nor train for war anymore.
 4 Everyone will live in peace and prosperity,
      enjoying their own grapevines and fig trees,
      for there will be nothing to fear.
   The Lord of Heaven’s Armies
      has made this promise!

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