From The Flood To The Fire (6 of 7) by Jeff Schreve
This content is part of a series.From The Flood To The Fire (6 of 7)
Series: The Days of Noah
2 Peter 3:1-10
Back in the day, in the late 60's won the Heisman Trophy in 1968, had an NFL career from 1969 to 1979. He's the first man to ever rush for 2,000 yards in a season, others have done it but they didn't do it in 14 games like O. J. did. An amazing athlete, after his football career he went on to be a broadcaster and then an actor, he was so beloved, until 1994, when there was an horrific murder of his ex-wife Nichole Brown and her friend, Ronald Goldman, and O. J. was accused of that crime. All the evidence as those of us who were around then, watching him in the white Bronco, driving away from the police on this wild goose chase with a gun threatening to kill himself, all the evidence pointed to O. J. being guilty. Yet he was found not guilty in criminal court, found guilty in civil court and ordered to pay millions of dollars in damages.
In recent history we've had Casey Anthony and her case with the murder of her little baby and how she died and this young mom lied to the authorities about her death and what happened. And she was accused of murdering her little baby, two year old. And she was acquitted. There was an uproar; a human cry how does that happen? By all means, it looks like she did that, all the evidence looked like she did that just like all the evidence pointed to O. J. being the killer of Nichole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman, and you know we look at things like that and there's just something within us, that says, ''Where's the justice?''
Now you can argue with me about the guilt or innocence of those two people but here's the point, as it says in the book of Malachi, ''Where is the God of justice?'' There are people in our world and we see them and it looks like they're getting away with wrong, it looks like they're getting away with sin, it looks like in some cases, they're even getting away with murder. And for a person who has a sense of righte ...
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