Honoring the dignity of your neighbor expresses love for him. Rightly esteeming the worth of your neighbor is justice.
Worshipping God while remaining complicit in a system that, by its very nature, devalues God’s image bearers, makes him into a ‘tribal deity.’
The integrity of the Gospel through which we have been saved places us in dynamic relationship to the triune God and His body, making us complicit with Him as we follow Him into the world.
Satan has claimed and is claiming the minds, the bodies the souls of millions of God’s image bearers. He slaps labels on them, labels that he feels devalue them, that enable him to score them on the cheap, to say “They are mine, Game Over,” drop them into his sack and head off looking for more.
A summary of instances of official corruption from the annual Trafficking in Persons report should lead us to weep, pray and GET BUSY!