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Matthew 20:31 The crowd sternly ordered them to be quiet; but they shouted even more loudly, “Have mercy on us, Lord, Son of David!”
The sort of shouting that’s exalted in scripture is the kind that begs for mercy, the kind that praises God and proclaims justice and love in the face of oppression and hatred.
Our shouts won’t produce great soundbites, and they won’t win arguments, but they will be heard on high. If we remain silent about those things that really ought to matter most, the stones themselves will cry out.
MOVING FORWARD: Ask God to help quiet your anxiety and build you up to shout for the right things in this world.