Isaiah 40
When Life's Hardships Put God on Trial

When Hardships Put God on Trial

Imagine with me that you are 14 years old.  You live with your parents along with brothers and sisters in the ancient city of Babylon.  It’s an amazing city, the capital of the world’s strongest empire.  Babylon is cosmopolitan.  People from all over the world live there though most came unwillingly as captives of the Babylonian army.  That happened 15 years ago to your parents.  The Babylonians brought them along with thousands from Jerusalem when it fell.  Your parents set up shop in Babylon and now have a thriving business among the Jewish community...