Justice Always Comes – But It Can Take a While

Jan 12, 2021 by

by Bill Muehlenberg, CultureWatch:

As injustice and darkness abound, we all wonder how long it will last:

I have been writing a lot on the topic of justice of late, and that for the simple reason that we are witnessing so much appalling injustice all around us. Whether it is what we see unfolding in the US with the elections, or the tech giants and their war on free speech, or the mini-dictatorships springing up everywhere over Covid, or the lousy anti-Christian laws being passed, there is so much injustice and evil all over the place.

So all biblical Christians will grieve over this, will be concerned about the darkness overwhelming us, and will call out to God for justice, for vindication, for deliverance. I have penned a lot of pieces on this of late. See these two for example: billmuehlenberg.com/2020/10/08/persistence-in-praying-for-gods-justice/


Both those pieces deal with the delays we often find as we wait for God to work – or at least what seems to be a delay. God is of course right on time, but often we wonder just how long evil will last. The question is: How Long, O Lord? That is a fully biblical question, one found specifically in Psalms 13:1 and 89:46 for example. There are numerous verses like this, eg:

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