Life *Job 10:12

You (God) have granted me life and favor,
And Your care has preserved my spirit. (NKJV)
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You (God) gave me life and showed me kindness,
and in Your providence watched over my spirit. (NIV)
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Great verse to meditate on.
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https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Job+10%3A12&version=NKJV;NIV

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Beyond *Job 9:10

Only YHWH can do beyond, past finding out, wonders, miracles, things we cannot fathom that are so grand that words cannot even express them. If you need something in your life, go to YHWH in the name of Jesus Christ and bring forth your petition, request, and problem. Only He can do wonders far beyond our expectation.
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10 He (God) does great things past finding out,
Yes, wonders without number. (NKJV)
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10 He (God) performs wonders that cannot be fathomed,
miracles that cannot be counted. (NIV)
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https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Job+9%3A10&version=NKJV;NIV

Appeal *Job 5:8-9

Do you need a miracle in your life? Do you need something done, a change, help that isn’t humanly possible? Bring your appeal to God. Only He can do great things, and unsearchable, marvelous things without number. However, do not become discouraged if your answer does not come right away. Sometimes it does and sometimes it does not. God’s timing is perfect. Waiting is hard, but God is merciful and gracious and will respond to your appeal. Job had to wait a very long time for his answer; however it was worth the wait. God blessed Job beyond what he could have ever thought, dreamt or imagined.
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8“But if I were you, I would appeal to God; I would lay my cause before Him. 9 He performs wonders that cannot be fathomed, miracles that cannot be counted.
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These are great verses to meditate on. Fill your mind with these thoughts.
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https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Job+5%3A8-9&version=NKJV;NIV

Once More *Job 2-3

This is a great example of strong faith mixed with fear. Job has already lost a great amount of material wealth and all 10 of his children, and now his body is covered with painful sores. Yet, Job holds fast to the truth that God is good even though he has once again been greatly afflicted. What is Job’s response to his wife and the excruciating pain he was experiencing?
9 His wife said to him, “Are you still maintaining your integrity? Curse God and die!”10 He replied, “You are talking like a foolish woman. Shall we accept good from God, and not trouble?” In all this, Job did not sin in what he said. (2:9- 10)
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Job was an upright, honest man who loved God with all of his heart, however there was an open door for Satan to walk into Job’s life. There were actually two sins. The first is fear: Job said, “What I feared has come upon me; what I dreaded has happened to me.” (3:25) This one little verse is usually overlooked, but needs to be acknowledged. Job was not full of trust; he had lots of fear. Fear opens the door for the evil one to walk right in and rake havoc – not only in the person’s life, but that of the family as well. God truly is good and allowed all this to happen to Job for a very good reason. God loved Job so much that He wanted to heal Job completely by removing all fear and replace it with peace and total trust. God did not want Job to live his whole life in fear, worry, or anxiety. NO, God wanted to set Job free from all this.
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Further on we will see that pride is the second sin that needs to be dealt with as well.
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We only see in part, and our feelings rule a good portion of who we are and how we deal with our experience in life. Since God is God and we are not, His ways are far above our ways and His thoughts above ours.
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Now we can see God’s ways are far above what we could ever think, believe, or imagine. All we have to do is hold onto “God is good, and faithful. and His love for us endures forever.”
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https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Job+1-2&version=NKJV;NIV

No Warning *Job 1

Devastation was so great that it is hard to comprehend. This righteous man, Job, was living his life “as usual” when out of nowhere he gets report after report of disaster happening to him. If that’s not bad enough, the last report was that his 10 children, whom he dearly loved, all died at once – no warning, just perished. How much pain and trauma can one person take all at the same time!?
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What was the first thing Job did when he heard all this?
20 At this, Job got up and tore his robe and shaved his head. Then he fell to the ground in worship 21 and said: “Naked I came from my mother’s womb, and naked I will depart. The LORD gave and the LORD has taken away; may the Name of the LORD be praised.” 22 In all this Job did not sin nor charge God with wrong.
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This is a great example for us. Our lives cannot compare to this massive invasion of trauma and intense grief. Losing material things is one thing, but Job lost all of his 10 children at once; not just one, or some, or most, but all 10. How devastation is that!!! But the first thing Job did and the first thing out of his mouth is worth repeating: 20 At this, Job got up and tore his robe and shaved his head. Then he fell to the ground in worship 21 and said: “Naked I came from my mother’s womb, and naked I will depart. The LORD gave and the LORD has taken away; may the Name of the LORD be praised.” 22 In all this Job did not sin nor charge God with wrong.
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Lord, give us the strength, hope, and faith that Job had in You. Like Job, may we hold fast to trust You and praise Your Name no matter what takes place in our lives. In Jesus Name.
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https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Job+1&version=NKJV;NIV