SUNDAY, MAY 16
Scripture: Isaiah 59:11b-16
This passage shows us how Jesus feels when there is no justice. It starts in 11b by, “We look for mish-pawt/justice, but there is none; For salvation, but it is far from us.” Verse 14-16 says, “Mish-pawt/justice is turned back, And righteousness stands afar off; For truth is fallen in the street, And equity cannot enter. So truth fails, And he who departs from evil makes himself a prey. Then the LORD saw it, and it displeased Him That there was no mish-pawt/justice.” When Jesus sees a society where the church is not demanding covenant justice, He is utterly displeased, grieved to the core and starts looking for a people who will yield their hearts to Him. He looks for a people who will demand covenant justice! Are we that people? If we are not, then the Spirit will pass us by and go to others. I trust we are!