At the time and throughout the ages much has been thought and said about Job. His name means hated or persecuted. His story reveals alot about humanity, the evil one and ultimately God. So let us listen to a summary of God’s dialogue with Job and hear the heart of God.
In this world of inequality and injustice, chaos and confusion, thoughts and fears, isolation and loneliness, there is a battle taking place. It is a battle that has already been won. A victory that is to be possessed and appropriated.
Out of nothing, God You created. At Your Word the universe came into existence. You spoke and it was so. At Your word comes revelation and salvation, wisdom and understanding, reconciliation and protection. It’s life giving and life transforming. For as You speak it, it is so.
As we journey through this life, many things happen. If certain events or a person does not live up to our expectations, we can loose perspective and become unsettled. Yet God is there with us and draws us ever so close.
If someone who has a reputation of being unfaithful gives you a promise, how much value would you give to that promise? Or if someone who has a reputation of being faithful gives you a promise, how much value would you give to that promise? Discover the value of a promise.
Everyone is searching for something. It has been said that the ends of life are these three: truth in knowledge or wisdom, life in devotion or emotion and justice in good deeds or works. Another will say the meaning of life is found in truth, beauty and goodness. Yet another will say that truth is relative.