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The greatness of God. These are but the fringes of his ways; how faint is the word we hear of him! Who can understand his mighty thunder? Job 26:14 Creation reveals but a tiny degree of God’s unexplainable greatness. We cannot fathom the majesty of God but that should cause us to relate to Him…

A moment of stillness (30).

The darkness will not overtake you. Yet I am not destroyed by the darkness, by the thick darkness that covers my face. Job 23:17 Sometimes life feels like a raging tornado. Job felt perplexed by the chaos that surrounded him. He fought defeat a million times. The amazing thing, though, is that in the midst…

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When this trial is over. I will see him myself; my eyes will look at him, and not as a stranger. My heart longs within me. Job 19:27 God was not a stranger to Job, though His ways seemed confusing to him. Job found no hope from anyone and he made a resolve- to hope…

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Walk a mile in someone’s shoes. If you were in my place I could also talk like you. I could string words together against you and shake my head at you. Job 16:4 We tend to be so quick in giving someone advice or even judging them before we hear the whole story. Job’s friends…

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Never lose hope. Even if he kills me, I will hope in him. I will still defend my ways before him. Job 13:15 Life brings with it wonderful joys but also moments of deep despair. I believe the book of Job is in the Bible for us to be able to cling to hope when…

A moment of stillness (26).

Joy is coming. He will yet fill your mouth with laughter and your lips with a shout of joy. Job 8:21 In the book of Job, his friends didn’t always speak in kindness to him but this verse is an exception. Pain is real in this life and it often reveals hidden places in our…