Joseph Addison wrote, “Justice discards party, friendship, and kindred, and is therefore represented as blind.” In this respect justice must be blind.  But it is definitely not deaf or mute. God hears the cry of the helpless and He cries out to us all on behalf of justice. He stands against and will intercede against man’s inhumanity to man. When we pervert justice, we are without excuse because God has made His will perfectly clear. It’s inbred in our very nature of being created in God’s image.  It’s right there! It’s in front of you and ever present as the nose on your face. Micah 6:8 says, “God has told you, O man, what is good…” He has made it perfectly clear. It is something that is undeniable. The framers of our constitution put it this ways, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”

Alexander Hamilton said, “The sacred rights of mankind are not to be rummaged for among old parchments or musty records. They are written as with a sunbeam, in the whole volume of human nature, by the hand of divinity itself; and can never be erased or obscured by mortal power.”

Paul tells us that all creation announces the Glory and nature of God and pronounces that those  who pervert the revealed truth are without excuse because He has made it perfectly clear. The creation not only announces God’s glory and power but also his standards. There is a sense also in which creation makes clear the rights of each individual under God. Psalm 50:6 says, “Then let the heavens proclaim his justice, for God himself will be the judge.”


“He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the LORD require of you but to do justice, love mercy and walk humbly with your God.” Micah 6:8