Living from a Prophetic Perspective (Part 5)

Seems legit.

Out of the Fire

propheticperspectiveWhen I thought to know this, it was too painful for me, until I went into the sanctuary of God; then I understood their end. – Psalm 73:16, 17

In Psalm 73, we have the story of a man who was perplexed and discouraged by unjust things he saw going on around him. Wicked men were oppressing the weak and boasting about it. They committed violent acts, opposed God, and made life miserable for righteous people. Yet they lived prosperously, their crimes went unchecked, and it seemed to the psalm writer as if God was oblivious to what was going on.

We live in such a world today. Injustice abounds, heinous crimes against humanity are committed, perversion runs rampant and is called normal, racism and anti-Semitism are on the rise. Evil is celebrated, and goodness is declared to be evil. And God’s people are persecuted for standing for Jesus and…

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