5 Biblical Ways to Respond to Injustice

5 Biblical Ways to Respond to Injustice

Most of us will experience some form of slander or rejection during our lifetime. 

Our world is fallen. Life isn’t fair (John 16:33).(1)

Sometimes people treat us selfishly, return evil for good, tell lies to us and about us, cut off communication with us, say cruel things, have no sympathy or interest in us. 

It matters how we respond to narcissists, liars, and selfish people. We don’t want to become like them in our response (Proverbs 4:14). 

So we should:
5 Biblical Ways to Respond to Injustice
1. Always press into the Lord, not pull away from Him. It’s not His fault.
James 1:13 
See When Bad Things Happen.

2. Remember that Jesus suffered rejection, injustice, slander, and physical abuse for us.  
Hebrews 12:1-6

3. Pray for our enemies and refuse to get bitter.
Matthew 5:44, Ephesians 4:31

4. Ignore the taunts of our enemies and the lies of Satan.
Revelation 12:10-12

5. Forget the past and press on to the future.
Philippians 3:12-14
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(1) God promises that people will reap what they sow (Galatians 6:7), but that does not necessarily happen here on earth. There is a final judgment and a final punishment for all who reject Christ, and there is a loss of rewards for Christians who don’t take their Christianity seriously. See Christianity & Karma Are Not Compatible, A Trophy For Everyone, and  Why Christians Face a Final Judgment

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