Tag Archives: Injustice


The tragedies in Baton Rouge, Falcon Heights, and Dallas have brought us all to tears, and in light of events like these, a psalm like this can come off as trite, meaningless, or perhaps even escapist and cruel. But in … Continue reading

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The Suffering Servant’s Silence

Our study of the Fourth Servant Song takes a turn in today’s passage. While the Servant’s suffering and death are still in view, in verses 7–9 the focus shifts to his innocence. But if he is innocent, then why is … Continue reading

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The King and His Anger

Is divine anger justified? If so, what hope do we have that we won’t face it? Our text solemnly asserts the reality of God’s wrath against all injustice. And it points to the only hope unjust people like us have … Continue reading

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Preparation for Worship (12/27/14)

Scripture to consider: Isaiah 9.8–10.4 8 The Lord has sent a message against Jacob;     it will fall on Israel. 9 All the people will know it—     Ephraim and the inhabitants of Samaria— who say with pride     and arrogance of heart, 10 “The bricks have fallen down, … Continue reading

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