Piety and Justice

photo courtesy of shalom in the city

This section of Isaiah has already led us to consider God’s blessing of peace—shalom, well-being, everything as it ought to be. And yet it opens with a command to “maintain justice” (56.1). How do those two ideas relate—the promise of peace and the promotion of justice?

Today’s passage reveals the connection in a truly hard-hitting way.

Title: Piety and Justice

Text: Isaiah 58


  • hypocrisy
  • social concern
  • Christlikeness


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