Called to Be the Voice of the Voiceless (Fri, April 23)

The word of the day is “speechless.”  Can those who have no voice get justice?  If they cannot speak, they cannot be heard.  Therefore, if their cause is to be considered, then someone must speak for them.  In keeping with this thought, in our reading of Proverbs 31:8-31, the sage writes, “Open your mouth for the speechless… Open your mouth, judge righteously, and plead the cause of the poor and needy” (NKJV vs. 31:8).  Today we learn that the Almighty expects us to defend those whose cause would otherwise be unnoticed or even purposely overlooked. The sage of Proverbs writes, “The righteous considers the cause of the poor, But the wicked does not understand such knowledge” (NKJV Proverbs 29:7).  The…