The main theme of my book is that the gospel of grace will turn anyone who truly believes it into a person who does justice for those in need. Doing justice includes not only the righting of wrongs, but also generosity and social concern, and a willingness to live a more modest lifestyle in order to be generous to the church and to the poor. This kind of life reflects the character of God (Deuteronomy 10:17-18; Psalm 146:7-9). We have the Biblical and spiritual resources to overcome the superficiality of our culture and become what the spiritual descendents of Abraham should be – a true blessing to our city and to the poor (Genesis 12:1-3; Galatians 3:7).
Friday, November 19, 2010
Tim Keller whose forthcoming book is called Generous Justice, explains Justice and Generosity: