2042 Jesus Christ, justice of
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The teaching and lifestyle of Jesus Christ show him to be just and impartial in his judgments and dealings with people. At the end of the age, God has appointed Jesus Christ to judge and rule with justice.

Justice was a quality displayed in Jesus Christ's life

Matthew 12:18-21 See also Isaiah 42:1-4

Jesus Christ was just and impartial in his dealings with people

John 4:9 with Samaritans; John 4:27 with women; Matthew 9:10-12 pp Mark 2:15-17 pp Luke 5:29-31 with tax collectors and those classed as “sinners”; Matthew 15:21-28 pp Mark 7:24-29 with the Gentiles

Justice in the teaching of Jesus Christ

Matthew 23:23 pp Luke 11:42 See also Matthew 5:17-48; Matthew 7:1-5 pp Luke 6:37-42; Luke 12:58-59; Luke 14:13-14; John 7:24; John 8:7

Parables which teach justice

Luke 18:1-8 See also Matthew 20:1-16; Matthew 25:14-30 pp Luke 19:12-27; Luke 16:19-31

Jesus Christ will judge the nations with justice

Acts 17:31 See also Psalm 72:1-2 a Messianic psalm; Isaiah 11:4; John 5:30; John 8:15-16; Revelation 19:11

Jesus Christ will rule the nations with justice

Isaiah 9:6-7 See also Isaiah 2:2-4 This prophecy refers to the Messianic age when Jesus Christ will rule the world as king; Isaiah 32:1

“Branch” is a Messianic title:

Jeremiah 23:5-6; Jeremiah 33:15-16 Micah 4:1-3; Revelation 19:11-16

See also

1310  God as judge
2027  Christ, grace & mercy
2072  Christ, righteousness
2309  Christ as judge
2312  Christ as king
2363  Christ, preaching & teaching
2372  Christ, victory
5360  justice, God
5882  impartiality
6689  mercy of Christ
9145  Messianic age
9240  last judgment

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