Tag Archives: injustice

Life May Be Good…

Life may not be fair but it can still be good Taking the moment to savor food and drink The embrace of a friend or the lover’s kiss To enjoy the quest for knowledge and wisdom Or to delight in … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastes 8 Wisdom in an Unjust World

Ecclesiastes 8 1 Who is like the wise man? And who knows the interpretation of a thing? Wisdom makes one’s face shine, and the hardness of one’s countenance is changed.  2 Keep the king’s command because of your sacred oath. … Continue reading

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Psalm 10: Calling Upon God to Be God

 Psalm 10 1 Why, O LORD, do you stand far off? Why do you hide yourself in times of trouble? 2 In arrogance the wicked persecute the poor— let them be caught in the schemes they have devised. 3 For … Continue reading

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Psalm 7- The God who Judges

Psalm 7 <A Shiggaion of David, which he sang to the LORD concerning Cush, a Benjaminite.>  1 O LORD my God, in you I take refuge; save me from all my pursuers, and deliver me,  2 or like a lion … Continue reading

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Rhetorical Overkill: Jeremiah 2: 20-37

Jeremiah 2: 20-37 20 For long ago you broke your yoke and burst your bonds, and you said, “I will not serve!” On every high hill and under every green tree you sprawled and played the whore. 21 Yet I … Continue reading

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