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Heart-Wrecking Words and Letting Go

“Who is this who darkens counsel 
by words without knowledge?  Now prepare yourself like a man; 
I will question you, and you shall answer Me.” Job 38:2 (NLT 341)

Copr. Jennifer Upton
Copr. Jennifer Upton

Heart-wrecking words spoken by God to Job after Job lost his children and his fortune.  Job spoke harshly of his circumstances, but he refused to curse God.  Only Elihu spoke of God’s goodness, justice, mercy, and grace.  Even what Elihu spoke, in chapters 32-37, to Job was prophetic in what came when God showed up face-to-face with Job. Continue reading Heart-Wrecking Words and Letting Go