DCLM Daily Manna 28 November 2023 — Crying For Justice

DCLM Daily Manna 28 November 2023 Devotional by Pastor W. F. Kumuyi — Crying For Justice

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Topic: Crying For Justice

Text: Psalms 94:1-11

1O LORD God, to whom vengeance belongeth; O God, to whom vengeance belongeth, shew thyself.

2Lift up thyself, thou judge of the earth: render a reward to the proud.

3LORD, how long shall the wicked, how long shall the wicked triumph?

4How long shall they utter and speak hard things? and all the workers of iniquity boast themselves?

5They break in pieces thy people, O LORD, and afflict thine heritage.

6They slay the widow and the stranger, and murder the fatherless.

7Yet they say, The LORD shall not see, neither shall the God of Jacob regard it.

8Understand, ye brutish among the people: and ye fools, when will ye be wise?

9He that planted the ear, shall he not hear? he that formed the eye, shall he not see?

10He that chastiseth the heathen, shall not he correct? he that teacheth man knowledge, shall not he know?

11The LORD knoweth the thoughts of man, that they are vanity.

Key Verse: “O LORD God, to whom vengeance belongeth; O God, to whom vengeance belongeth, shew thyself. Lift up thyself, thou judge of the earth: render a reward to the proud” (Psalm 94:1,2).


There are different forms of agitation and protest in different parts of the world against perceived acts of injustice, particularly those directed against the poor and less privileged. There are different forms of maltreatment being meted out to the poor, minority groups, women and girls, and people of different religious beliefs. Feeling so marginalised and unable to stand up against the oppressors themselves, people take to protest and other forms of social disobedience in order to call the attention of the world to their plight in pursuit of justice.

Rather than cry out for human help and support for vengeance and justice, the psalmist cries out to God. He laments the endless oppression of the wicked and their boastings. They feel they are untouchable and no one can hold them to justice. They do not even have any reverence for God as they despise and mock Him. But the psalmist believes God is righteous and just, and will certainly avenge the poor.

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The psalmist provides us a model to follow in responding to the different forms of oppressions and injustice that the believers face in the world today. Many believers are being oppressed in their places of work. They are denied their rights, promotion and other benefits just because they will not dance to the tune of the ungodly demands of their bosses. In situations like these, the best thing to do is to cry out to God.

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God is the final Judge and He only is to be looked up to for vengeance and justice. It is therefore inconsistent with the New Testament spirit for the Christian to be involved in destructive protests or other forms of civil disobedience in his demand for justice. A Christian does not become bitter nor desires personal revenge. Whilst he prays, he also does not wish his persecutor evil.


Look up to God alone for vengeance.

Daniel 1-2

Deeper Life Daily Manna For Today 2023 was written by Pastor W. F. Kumuyi; is the founder and General Superintendent of the Deeper Life Bible Church situated at KM 42 on the busy Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Nigeria.

1. Admit that you are a sinner. "For all [humans] have sinned, and comes short of the glory of God....[and] the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord" (Romans 3:23)
2. Repent now. "Repent ye therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out ...[for] if we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness " (Acts 3:19, 1 John 1:9)
3. Believe that God loves you and Jesus died for you. "God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet Sinners, Christ died for us" (Romans 5:8)
4. Invite Jesus into your life through prayer of faith. Jesus says, "Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me" (Revelation 3:20)