Tag Archives: God’s justice

Psalm 120 — Angered by the evil around us

How often do you get angered by the evil that you see around you?  That’s how the psalmist felt. What did he see around him?  Lying lips.  Deceitful tongues.  (2)  And people who not only disrupted peace, but caused war … Continue reading

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Psalm 97 — Rejoicing in our King

This is another psalm that rejoices in the greatness of our King. The psalmist starts by shouting out, The LORD reigns, let the earth be glad; let the distant shores rejoice.  (1) “Let the earth be glad.”  In a perfect … Continue reading

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Psalm 9 — The God who is just

If there is one theme in this passage, it’s God’s justice. David says of God, You have sat on your throne, judging righteously.  (4) And again, He will judge the world in righteousness; he will govern the peoples with justice.  … Continue reading

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Job 34-37 — God’s justice, our arrogance

Many people today dispute God’s goodness, if not his existence, by saying, “If God exists, and if God is good, then why is there evil in this world?  Why doesn’t he just wipe out all evil from this world?  Since … Continue reading

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Malachi 2:17-3:7 — Where’s the justice?

Many times people ask, “If God is good, why is this world so bad?  If he’s so just, where’s the justice?” It’s not a new question.  People were asking it in Malachi’s day.  God told them, You have wearied the … Continue reading

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