Don’t ask God for justice

When we are wronged, do we ask God for justice? Maybe we should reconsider that impulse.After descending the mountain of the Transfiguration, Jesus sent some messengers to a village to prepare for his arrival. The villagers, however, did not want Jesus around and told the messengers to, in so many words, beat it.Jesus' disciples, James and John, were indignant."Lord, do you want us to bid fire come down from heaven and consume them?" they asked.You can imagine their outrage. … [Read more...]