Read THIS ARTICLE by John Piper. Though this article is a few years old, it takes an interesting (and perhaps unpopular) look at God’s justice, including the Scripture we’re using in this session. Consider using this topic or article with your students. Many of your students will likely have strong opinions on the topic of Osama Bin Laden’s death, which can make for great conversation. However, be sure to guide to the conversation in a way that is God-honoring and brings you back to the lesson—that God is just. After reading the article, answer the following questions:
Piper proposes that God does and does not delight in the death of the wicked. What does he mean? Do you agree? Why or why not?
What does Piper teach us about God’s justice?