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REFLECTIONS ON SUFFERING

There must be a reason for all the suffering in the world, and I reasoned that the reason is hidden in Job. Something caught my eye in Job Chapter 1 that made me pause and wonder. Satan put on his … Continue reading

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Follow Me: No Condemnation

Observations as I follow God through the Chronological Bible Job 38-42[1] After God and Satan’s discussion about Job, Satan brought Job to poverty, killed all of his children and then destroyed his health. God accepted the blame for everything Satan … Continue reading

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Follow Me: Spare His Life

Observations as I follow God through the Chronological Bible Job 2[1] On another day, the angels[2] presented themselves to God. God spotted Satan among them and started another conversation with a familiar question. “Where have you come from?”[3] Satan responded … Continue reading

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Follow Me: Do Not Lay a Finger

Observations as I follow God through the Chronological Bible Job 1[1] The year Job celebrated his 60th birthday he became the subject of a conversation between God and Satan. The result of that conversation produced tremendous suffering in the life … Continue reading

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Crusts of Hearsay, Crumbs of Rumor

The last time I studied Job, Hurricane Katrina blew through town creating “Job experiences” for many. I recently studied Job again, and I’m hoping disaster will not follow. My goal is to understand why God allows suffering in the lives … Continue reading

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A Dark Time

by Kathy Baker and Teena Myers Our strong willed seventeen year old son had moved out a month before Christmas. He wanted to live his life his way. His disregard for our choice to live in a manner that honored … Continue reading

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