Which commandeth the sun, and it riseth not; and sealeth up the stars.

The dust settled around Job as he gazed at the ground. He had lost everything. His family, save his wife, his livestock, property; all his wealth! He was devastated. All he had lived for and done had been literally vaporized in seconds. It was too much to bear, at least, that it what is seemed like for Job’s wife.

“Curse God and die,” she yelled at him, sobbing. She had taken the blow of the family extremely hard and turned that sadness into anger against the one who created her.

Of course, Job couldn’t do that. He had much to be thankful for. He might not have a family, livestock or wealth but he did have God, and that is all that mattered right now.

Most people are familiar with Job’s story of trial; actually, he is quite famous for it. Many, many books have been written about him and his patience with God and the circumstances he  . . . go read the rest of this article >>>

About Jacob Howard

A writer and Christian, I thank God for letting me see the Salvation offered by His Son and I am eternally grateful for the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, the Son of God!

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