“But the wicked are like the troubled sea, when it cannot rest, whose waters cast up mire and dirt. There is no peace, saith my God, to the wicked.” (Isaiah 57:20-21)
Mean people hate. The wicked must enjoy iniquity to be content. Neither mean nor wicked are happy. Peace and joy eludes them. Their greatest desire, love is always beyond their grasp.
God sees. God knows. God waits for their eyes to open and their hearts to soften to reality, the reality of Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior. But until then the mean and the wicked will continue to “kick against the pricks” of life never understanding why life is so hard and miserable.
“For mine eyes are upon all their ways: they are not hid from my face, neither is their iniquity hid from mine eyes.” (Jeremiah 16:17)
The truly sad in spirit will think that God doesn’t see them and their iniquity. Some will even fool themselves into thinking that God may even approve of their actions for they see no retribution coming from Him.
“These things hast thou done, and I kept silence; thou thoughtest that I was altogether such an one as thyself: but I will reprove thee, and set them in order before thine eyes.” (Psalm 50:21)
But the real message God is communicating to the mean and the wicked that they are just not receiving is a message of love, hope and repentance.
“Have I any pleasure at all that the wicked should die? saith the Lord God: and not that he should return from his ways, and live?” (Ezekiel 18:23).
The one thing the mean and wicked truly want, love is being cut off from them by their own actions.
“But your iniquities have separated between you and your God, and your sins have hid his face from you, that he will not hear.” (Isaiah 59:2).
So they continue as the troubled sea kicking up dirt and mire, having no peace in life.
The Apostle Paul said, “Rejoice in the Lord always: and again I say, Rejoice.” (Philippians 4:4)
Jesus Christ said, “Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the world. Amen.” (Matthew 28:19-20”.
We are to be that disciple that spreads the good news of Jesus Christ. We are to be that joy of the Lord as a witness to all. We are to be the witness for all, to all.
No one can convert anyone. Only God can do that. But our active spirit within can excite the sleeping spirit within the mean and the wicked and cause their ears to hear, eyes to see and their heart to soften to the word of the Lord!
Be that active spirit and help calm the troubled seas of the mean and the wicked.