Tag Archives: Oppression

Justice, Discipline, and a Heart for the Poor

Giving up my comfort and complacency to serve the poor and needy will demonstrate a heart for God which will favour and not discipline.  Today we look at Isaiah 10, in which Israel was caught on the wrong end of … Continue reading

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Pharaoh’s Prophecy

How long, oh Lord, will my enemy triumph over me?  David’s faithful cry is to trust in God’s unfailing love, even from the position of weakness and oppression and threat.  God hears his people and he will not tolerate evil … Continue reading

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Psalm 82 – Calling for God to Rise Up

Asaph is calling out for God to render judgment on the gods of his age.  These kings who oppress and take advantage of the poor and weak need to get their due, and so Asaph calls for God to act.  … Continue reading

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Occupy Jesus

If Jesus was on earth today, he might have lived in a tent as part of the Occupy movement which swept through our major cities in 2011-2012.  Through the apostle James, he says to the rich and powerful, “you have … Continue reading

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