Because God is both loving and just, Mennonites feel called to try to live lives that reflect justice in all of life, confronting the current issues of the day and recognizing the interconnected world in which we live.
The land must not be sold permanently, because the land is mine and you reside in my land as foreigners and strangers. Throughout the land that you hold as a possession, you must provide for the redemption of the land. — Leviticus 25:23-24 (NIV)
Consecrate the fiftieth year and proclaim liberty throughout the land to all its inhabitants. It shall be a jubilee for you; each of you is to return to your family property and to your own clan. — Leviticus 25:10 (NIV)
He (Aaron) is to lay both hands on the head of the live goat and confess over it all the wickedness and rebellion of the Israelites—all their sins—and put them on the goat’s head. He shall send the goat away into the wilderness… — Leviticus 16:21 (NIV)