Today we see the same kinds of oppression and the people who suffer it all around us. God hears their cries and He is moved to compassion with action for justice. We see it in every ally who stands up to defend the oppressed, bring justice to the defenseless, and provide generously for the needy. We see God working through people who care for one another. He is not unmoved.
It’s become a cheesy Christian-ese trope to say “wait on God and trust in His Word” but that doesn’t make it untrue or unbiblical. I wish I could push that imaginary “get what I want now” button Tozer mentions, but I can’t. I’ve had to wait for just about everything I ever wanted.
Why don’t I have what I want and need? If God loves me, why doesn’t He help me? Has He forgotten about me? I’ve lost hope, and I feel like it’s been dashed. Like I’ve been dashed with a wrecking ball of disappointment.
He is a gentle gardener, and His loving kindness makes any correction, rebuke, or confrontation like a tender kiss.
I’ve been camped in the Psalms for the past couple of weeks, and I’m so thankful for the many points of wisdom and guidance God is providing as I spend time meditating. What have you been learning from His Word? I’d love to know. Comment below or send me an email. As I’m reading… Continue reading What to do with Injustice?