Honesty With God

Scripture “I am weary of my life; I will complain freely without restraint; I will speak in the bitterness of my soul.” ~Job 10:1, NLT Quote Thank You Father, that we can come to You when we are distressed and confused because our life has become difficult. ~Billy Graham {Wisdom For Each Day, p.322} I don’t do if often…

Facing Adversity

Scripture When three of Job’s friends heard of the tragedy he had suffered, they got together and traveled from their homes to comfort and console him. ~Job 2:11, NLT Quote With friends like Job’s; who needs enemies? ~Ya’akov Charles Stanley mentioned facing suffering and rejection in his October 5th entry in EVERY DAY IN HIS…

Wishing For Wings

Scripture I wish I had wings like a dove, so I could fly far away and be at peace. ~Psalm 55:6, CEV Quote Is avoiding adversity paramount to avoiding life? ~Ya’kov Job’s wife, whatever her name, was a piece of work. She encouraged Job to escape his adversity by committing suicide spiritually and physically. I like his answer:…

God Way Is Perfect

Scripture As for God, His way is perfect: The LORD’s word is flawless; he shields all who take refuge in him. ~Psalms 18:30, NIV Quote Jesus Christ is not valued at all until He is valued above all. ~Augustine In Psalm 18:6, David said, “In my distress, I cried to the LORD.” The Hebrew word…

Good With Bad

Scripture Job’s wife said to him, “Are you still continuing to be faithful to the LORD? Speak evil things against him and die!” Job replied, “You are talking like a foolish woman. We accept good things from God. So we should also accept trouble when he sends it.”  ~Job 2:9-10, NIRV Quote When it seems like everything…