Contributed on Jul 23, 2003
In a world of injustice, it is appropriate to pray a prayer of anguish; God gives us memories of His grace to sustain when He seems absent, and may force us to rock bottom so that we can heal fully.
There is very little justice in the world. But that’s old news. People have felt from time immemorial that they were not being treated fairly. Just about everybody thinks that they deserve a better deal than they’re getting. There is very little justice in the world. But that’s old news. ...read more
Contributed on Jul 10, 2004
When unworthy people get good things, prayer helps us discover that we too do have good things, that the issue is not goods but our feelings, and that ultimately God is just and gracious.
There is, indeed, very little justice in the world. But that’s very old news. We established that last week. Last week we talked about that age-old problem of what you do what bad things happen to good people. We thought about how, when good people get into tough times, it just feels as though ...read more