All of us, then, who are mature should take such a view of things. As I said yesterday, commentators believe Psalm 9 and 10 were one big psalm because there is no attribution to David in Psalm 10 when it is in the middle of others that are attributed to him. They decide to leave the kids on their own. When did we see you a stranger and invite you in, or needing clothes and clothe you? Those who hope in him will stand before him in a glorified perfect body (Job 19). “Never again” is a phrase and/or ideology that sometimes refers to never allowing a holocaust to happen again, yet there have been at least 10 genocides since the Holocaust. (Romans 8:20-23). The same Jesus who hung on an old Cruel Cross to die for the sins of mankind will one day sit in Judgment against man. It requires submission to the indwelling Spirit of God to respond to wrongs by doing what is right. Not a Fan Resources were created to help you move from being a fan to a follower of Jesus. He sent His young and innocent Son to die on the cross so that death would be no more. That’s exactly what we have done. Jesus was making the wrong things right. Stay away from people like that! (Luke 4:18-19), It was like Jesus was announcing, “Things are wrong, and I have come to make things right. God is Good Because We Can Worship Him with Our Minds Part 3. Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com. God comes to his world to make the wrong things right. a) His Return in Judgment will be spectacular. And in this is a most amazing spiritual power. Kolkata, India. It’s his world, but he decides to leave it to his kids. Evil happens to us and through us. Lastly, we see in the scriptures that God will right all wrongs. In fact, you are quite lucky if you experience minimal injustice in your life. Evil happens when we choose to hurt people with our words and actions when we are angry. There is a backlash now against so-called affirmative action, because white males are claiming that their rights have been infringed upon. Jesus Christ, the only begotten of the Father, took upon himself the form of man, and offered unto Divine Justice that which was accepted as an equivalent for the punishment due to all his people.” Charles Spurgeon, “We instinctively tend to limit for whom we exert ourselves. They will act religious, but they will reject the power that could make them godly. Animals do not make free choices — their genes and environment dictate what they will do. A promise is a promise as indeed Paul articulated in 2 Cor 1:20 For all the promises of God in Him are Yes, and in Him Amen (so be it), to the glory of God through us. In the first chapter of Isaiah God says “”learn to do good; seek justice, correct oppression; bring justice to the fatherless, plead the widow’s cause.“ Jesus very first sermon reads out of Isaiah 61 saying “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. (Exodus 20:4-5). 1-3a) Isaiah gives this message especially to all who are poor or oppressed: God is holy, just and good. It’s all in God’s plan of what must take place before the second coming of His Son. * Not only so, but we ourselves, who have the first fruits of the Spirit, groan inwardly. Author Profession: Author. Everyone sins, and all of our sins have messed up God’s world. Tertullian once wrote “The blood of martyrs is the seed of Christians.” because he perceived so much Christian persecution was giving the church momentum. Proverbs 14:12 - There is a way which seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof [are] the ways of death. God is a jealous God. God teaches us how to forgive someone because he forgives us. Jesus will have none of that. I was surprised by his response. I asked him, “What would you do if you were the husband?” He said, “Well, I’d go downstairs. But if you do what is wrong, you will be paid back for the wrong you have done. God will make right all that is wrong, He will take away the lingering effect of sin and what's not right in our lives. 1) (Vv. Mom and Dad are going on a trip. And if on some point you think differently, that too God will make clear to you. For he looks up to God as the righteous Judge, the avenger of the wrongs of Israel as well as the punisher of her sins. Look at the reason God gives, in the Ten Commandments, for why we shouldn’t worship anything other than him. Still, he loved his life and wanted to stay married. Hugs and kisses, mom and dad leave, and everything goes wrong. Free will is a blessing and a curse. I’d go over to the man’s house. You shall not make for yourself an image in the form of anything in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the waters below. Just last week, I picked up a current issue of a Christian magazine and read a report concerning two Christian organizations that are both involved in smuggling Bibles behind the Iron Curtain. He was returning things to the way they are supposed to be. Evil happens because of selfishness, self preservation, hatred, retribution, greed, and often times because of a general failure to act. It’s his world, but he decides to leave it to his kids. Nothing made purely of matter can be free. God, of course, desires that we choose to be like Him, meaning that we choose to obey His commands. The story of humanity goes something like this…. She had to make a choice. Meanwhile, less than half of those violent crimes are actually cleared by police and referred to prosecution. The story of humanity goes something like this… God creates the world. Nope. When did we see you sick or in prison and go to visit you?’ “The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’, The Bible also makes clear that Christians are not immune to injustice. Maybe there’s a party, perhaps wild animals infiltrate their home, who knows what happens, but the result is the same. Links. According to a 2015 UNHCR report there are 65 million refugees worldwide currently. Even something as wrong as death matters when we see it as an opportunity to remember that all things will one day be made right. And then everything goes wrong. 3 May our God come and not keep quiet. The wife had been unfaithful. (Mathew 12:36, Mathew 5:22,28, 1 Chronicles 29:17, Revelation 20:12) Our God is good, so He is just, and every transgression will be punished with perfect justice. When I was in high school, some close friends of my parents were going through a divorce. No, Are you a Small Group Leader? Psalm 89:14 says “Righteousness and justice are the foundation of your throne.” God has a special heart for the afflicted. God is Good Because He is Going to Right All Wrongs. 2 God shines from Zion, perfect in beauty. If you disagree on some point, I believe God will make it plain to you. Everyone sins, and all of our sins have messed up God’s world. As free moral agents—created with free will—how we live is our choice. His jealousy is demonstrated not just in the offense he takes at our idolatry, but also in his pursuit of our hearts. He does what is right. Lastly, we see in the scriptures that God will right all wrongs. LINK: Psalm 10 (read it in all three versions!) He teaches us how to give grace to others and how to pray to God for help. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. He trusts them with it, but provides some rules: don’t sin, love each other, I expect the place to stay the same. Why do you make me see iniquity, and why do you idly look at wrong? * It corrects us when we are wrong and teaches us to do what is right. When we rely on God to be our strength and using His Word, he makes the task of righting the wrongs in your life easier and less of a burden (Matthew 11:28-29). Jesus says that those who follow him will suffer. He is jealous. We live in a day when everyone is pushing for their rights: civil rights, womens rights, consumers rights, labor rights, gay rights, childrens rights and every other minority groups rights. There will be perfect unity among mankind as all nations stand united in him. Date of Birth, Gender He knows how painful life in this world can be. We see this in the sixth chapter of Micah “He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God.“ Jesus in the Book of Mathew gives us a parable on how to treat those in need “Then the righteous will answer him, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you something to drink? Nothing we do or say will stop it. He will make us clean from all the wrongs we have done. Why did God give people, including Adam and Eve, free will if He knew that we would mess up, make the wrong decisions, and ultimately reject Him? There will be an accounting for every transgression, every evil action, every word, and  even our thoughts. You’ve made a mess of things, but I’m here to restore things to the way they should be.”. *, Forgot your password In verse 5 God says, "Behold, I make all things … For the creation was subjected to frustration…its bondage to decay…We know that the whole creation has been groaning as in the pains of childbirth right up to the present time. God sets before us all life and death, good and evil, blessing and cursing. Now you can expect to see God’s goodness right every wrong that you have experienced! For God has no favorites. God’s act of restoring rightness in human beings carries through to acts of righteousness and justice between human beings. God also saw death as an opportunity. There can not be choice without the possibility of evil. Photographer: DeepanjanGhosh, “God in his infinite mercy has devised a way by which justice can be satisfied, and yet mercy can be triumphant. : Last year – neighbours kids – golf in garden – ball over fence a few time – warned of breaking a window – run ins with them before – full of cheek and abuse – sure enough a window was broken –… We go to great lengths to prove that we w… We can trust God. The Bible says we are to worship our Creator God, but instead, we tend to worship created things. Username Part 2. Jesus came to clean up the mess. But someday God will intervene …. There will be an accounting for every transgression, every evil action, every word, and even our thoughts. The truth is there is a lot of injustice everywhere. One of the flags from the American Revolution shows a snake with the motto, Dont tread on me! Another thing we see from the scriptures is that God hates injustice. ( Log Out /  God created a world where the stakes are high. 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