The last few weeks I have heard some strange things from Christians. Mainly the sentence, “I hope he dies.”
First, it was Kermit Gosnell. The man charged with murder for killing babies he was supposed to abort.
Then it was Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the second Boston marathon bomber. After the long manhunt that lead to his capture I saw many relieved tweets and status updates that said, “So glad they caught him, can’t wait for him to be brought to justice” or “Hopefully justice will be served” or “Too bad Massachusetts doesn’t have the death penalty, this guy deserves justice.”
And every time I saw the word justice I couldn’t help but think this: