Job, by all accounts, was a pretty good man. He is described as "blameless and upright." He feared God and shunned evil. Even after God allowed Satan to plunder all that Job had, he still didn't curse God. It is hard to understand why God would allow this kind of thing. Job didn't understand it either, but he was convinced that God was good and therefore continued to trust Him.
1. Have you suffered wrongs you didn't feel you deserved?
2. What (if anything) did you learn from that experience?
Challenge: How in the world are we supposed to look for the good in the most tragic of circumstances? The illness or death of a child, a mass shooting, a fatal car crash? We need to remember that God's ways are not our ways. He has a much different perspective than we do. Read Isaiah 55:8.
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