How could it come to this? You’ve done nothing of such high magnitude to deserve what you’re going through. In fact, you’ve done good all your life. You have been kind to those who suffer. You’ve done everything you know to do good.
But life turned sour. Situations turned for the worse. The unexpected happened. And now you are in shock over the events of your life.
This is the exact place in life that Job has come. He responds:
“Here is my signature! Let the Almighty answer me! Oh, that I had the indictment written by my adversary! Surely I would carry it on my shoulder: I would bind it on me as a crown; I would give him an account of all my steps: like a prince I would approach him” (Job 31:35-37).
But there was nothing he could do because God seemed like his adversary. So he waited – and trusted in God!
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