Christian Radio Host Advises People Not To Fight Social Injustice, Per The Bible
Christian radio host Todd Friel advised people not to fight social injustice on Nov. 30 because, according to Friel, the Bible never says to do so:
On Nov. 29, Friel tweeted similar advice:
The Biblical response to oppression? Be holy, love one another, submit to one another, and if you are a pastor, shepherd your flock well (1 Peter 1-5). Not a word about fighting injustice.— Todd Friel (@ToddFriel) November 30, 2018
People tweeted back that he was wrong biblically:
The Biblical response to oppression?— Todd Friel (@ToddFriel) November 29, 2018
Strengthen your heart.
Judgment is coming.
(James 5:7-11) Not a word about tearing down the oppressor.
You mean all those quotes from various prophets talking about God's heart for justice for the oppressed and downtrodden? *drily* so much for Biblical inerrancy. This is a perfect example of how Evangelicals pick and choose what they believe.
— (((Deana "No Children in Tent Camps" Holmes))) (@mmmirele) December 3, 2018
Justice is mentioned in the Bible 125 times, 125! In 25 different books. How can someone be that wrong!— Stephen Wigmore (@stephen_wigmore) December 2, 2018
"Cease to do evil, learn to do good, seek justice, correct oppression, bring justice to the fatherless, plead the cause of the widow." Isaiah 1:16-17
— the library haunter ��❄ (@SketchesbyBoze) December 1, 2018
Isn’t salvation itself all about justice? God’s justice?
— M Rees (@knowingRM) December 2, 2018
"Defend the weak and the fatherless; uphold the cause of the poor and the oppressed" Ps. 82:3
— Sarah Baker (@SarahSgbaker) December 3, 2018