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In the book of Deuteronomy, the Lord God defines the type of justice he delivers, and expects of the Jewish people. His justice is a perfect and just weight, that does not show partiality or prejudice. Even though our system says justice is blind, we know that because of men’s heart’s it is not. Satan knows that power, money, and greed are all inter-related, and even the justice system can be corrupted. However, the Lord God said that the Judge’s were given an awesome responsibility, and not to ever take it lightly.

In Chapter 25, verse 1-3, we see that, even though the wicked were to be condemned (except in cases of execution), they were not to be humiliated, and that the Judge had to watch the punishment (this would provide insight into the effect his punishment would have):

“{25:1}If there be a controversy between men, and they come unto judgment, that [the judges] may judge them; then they shall justify the righteous, and condemn the wicked.
{25:2} And it shall be, if the wicked man [be] worthy to be beaten, that the judge shall cause him to lie down, and to be beaten before his face, according to his fault, by a certain number.
{25:3} Forty stripes he may give him, [and] not exceed: lest, [if] he should exceed, and beat him above these with many stripes, then thy brother should seem vile unto thee.”

Next, we see the Lord God’s admonition about having TRUE justice and what he thinks of those who are within the system of justice who are corrupt:

“{25:13} Thou shalt not have in thy bag divers weights, a great and a small.
{25:14} Thou shalt not have in thine house divers measures, a great and a small.
{25:15} [But] thou shalt have a perfect and just weight, a perfect and just measure shalt thou have: that thy days may be lengthened in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.
{25:16} For all that do such things, [and] all that do unrighteously, [are] an abomination unto the LORD thy God.”

See, God does not have one type of justice for the rich, and another for the poor. You, no matter your lot in life, are precious to God, and he demand’s fairness in any type of trial(s) you may go through.

“{10:13} There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God [is] faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear [it.]”
–1st Corinthians

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