"No, no, we are not satisfied and will not be satisfied until justice rolls down like water and righteousness like a mighty stream."
Martin Luther King Jr. found inspiration from the prophet Amos as he anticipated a mighty work of God in his generation. Amos wrote a fearsome warning to those who refused to live in God's just and peaceable kingdom, but King saw these words as one who was the victim of injustice and thus found them a triumphant rallying cry.
It's all about perspective, I suppose.
We pray each week that God's kingdom would come and his will would be done. The answer to this prayer is certain. Are we ready for it? God's justice will flood the earth, and if we are not careful it might roll over us. Let us therefore learn to follow a righteous King that we may celebrate and not mourn on the great Day of the Lord.