When life is not fair.

Is God truly just? Life is not always fair. At times, it seems as if no one is watching over the affairs of this world and that our lives are filled with events we simply don’t understand. Horrible things happen and we have little or no control over them. Evil seems to have the upper…

A moment of stillness (36).

Justice is the Lord’s. After Job had prayed for his friends, the Lord restored his fortunes and doubled his previous possessions. Job 42:10 God was angry at the way Job’s friends spoke about Him. He asked Job to pray for them that He might not deal with them according to justice. Job prayed. I’m sure…

A moment of stillness (35).

Humbled by God’s power. The earth is changed as clay is by a seal; its hills stand out like the folds of a garment. Job 38:14 In chapter 38 of Job, God begins answering him after a very long silence. He showcases His work in vivid colours and paints a picture of His vantage point….

A moment of stillness (34).

We cannot fathom God. Yes, God is exalted beyond our knowledge; the number of his years cannot be counted. Job 36:26 Job’s friends accused him of being evil because of the tragedies of his life. They spat in his face with words and hurt him with their speeches. This verse is part of such speeches…

A moment of stillness (33).

The God of every detail. Does he not see my ways and number all my steps? Job 31:4 Nothing in our lives should cause us to lose sight of the fact that God sees us. He numbers our steps, the hair strands on our head, and our every heartbeat. When we fall in love with…

A moment of stillness (32).

The value of wisdom. Wisdom cannot be valued in the gold of Ophir, in precious onyx or lapis lazuli. Job 28:16 I have always been fascinated by this chapter in the book of Job. I love how he takes the time to contemplate the beauty of wisdom despite his suffering and confusion. This virtue is…