Stumbling in the Street—Isaiah 58, 59

By David Faust To illustrate his culture’s moral decline, God’s prophet used a startling metaphor: “Truth has stumbled in the streets” (Isaiah 59:14).  That’s a strange word picture because truth shouldn’t stumble. Truth brings to mind stability and respectability, not someone staggering in the street like a late-night carouser who’s had too much to drink. […]