The conditions God pointed out in Israel through through the prophet, Isaiah, in Isaiah chapter 59, were hauntingly like the headlines we find in the New York Times today.
- feet that run to do evil, shedding innocent blood (vs. 7)
- hoping for light, but only finding darkness (vs. 9)
- groping along the wall like blind men (vs. 10)
- The absence of justice (vs. 11)
- Truth that has stumbled int he streets (vs. 14)