Signs of the Times

From a Sunday School Lesson in the Farm and Dairy Salem, Ohio

Social justice is everybody's affair, not a hobby for a few. But if this is so, what can be specially religious about it?... Two facts are a vital link joining social justice and religion.

One is the fact that the irreligious man is pretty cold to what other people need and rightly want. If I can "get my cut," that's all I ask. When blessings are passed out, I want to be near the head of the line. That's the way the irreligious mind works. Such proverbs as "Look out for Number One," "Every man for himself...," express this selfishness.

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January 24, 1959

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