Lord Jesus, thank you for being a God of justice and mercy, for being a God that demonstrates justice and mercy toward us. We praise you that “righteousness and justice are the foundation of Your throne; mercy and truth go before Your face" and that You ”love justice."
Free legal services available to low-income New Yorkers are limited and often inadequate—only 20 percent of legal needs of poor New Yorkers are being met. Join us in lifting up our neighbors who find themselves in troubling legal situations to our God who is restoring creation and bringing about justice.
We have much to learn from Jesus' parable of the persistent widow about helping the unrepresented become represented by an advocate. For if a cynical judge will finally be responsive to a widow’s pleas, how much more responsive is the God who created and loves you.