Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Is it good unto thee that thou shouldest oppress, that thou shouldest despise the work of thine hands, and shine upon the counsel of the wicked?
Is it good
For Job says, 'I am innocent, but God turns away my right.
He does not take his eyes off the righteous; but with kings on the throne he seats the righteous and exalts them forever.
"Will the one who contends with the Almighty correct him? Let the person who accuses God give him an answer!"
He drove me into captivity and made me walk in darkness and not light.
For the Lord listens to the needy; he does not despise his captive people.
You will call and I -- I will answer you; you will long for the creature you have made.
who shows no partiality to princes, and does not take note of the rich more than the poor, because all of them are the work of his hands?
The Lord avenges me. O Lord, your loyal love endures. Do not abandon those whom you have made!
Yet, Lord, you are our father. We are the clay, and you are our potter; we are all the product of your labor.
1 Peter 4:19
So then let those who suffer according to the will of God entrust their souls to a faithful Creator as they do good.
"Surely, God does not reject a blameless man, nor does he grasp the hand of the evildoers.
Lord, you have always been fair whenever I have complained to you. However, I would like to speak with you about the disposition of justice. Why are wicked people successful? Why do all dishonest people have such easy lives?