A moment of stillness (64).

God’s heart. Learn to do what is good. Pursue justice. Correct the oppressor. Defend the rights of the fatherless. Plead the widow’s cause. Isaiah 1:17 Sometimes our lives lie in ruins because our sin devastated us. God’s heart beats for justice. He wants to work it on our behalf but we need to live it…

A moment of stillness (44).

From everlasting. Your throne, God, is forever and ever; the scepter of your kingdom is a scepter of justice. Psalm 45:6 The world is dark and noisy. Sin and evil take center stage and God is forgotten. Everywhere you look, it’s utter darkness. No wonder we can’t behold God! The Bible, however, is the one…

A moment of stillness (43).

Keep calm. Be silent before the Lord and wait expectantly for him; do not be agitated by one who prospers in his way, by the person who carries out evil plans. Psalm 37:7 The hardest thing is to be silent before an evil person. Psalm 37 is so full of wisdom and it instructs us…

A moment of stillness (36).

Justice is the Lord’s. After Job had prayed for his friends, the Lord restored his fortunes and doubled his previous possessions. Job 42:10 God was angry at the way Job’s friends spoke about Him. He asked Job to pray for them that He might not deal with them according to justice. Job prayed. I’m sure…