Job declared, “He gives and takes away.” (Job 1:21) Job screamed, “Though he slay me, yet will I trust in him.” (Job 13:15) Friends, God has a revealed will, and it is presented clearly to us in the pages of Scripture. It is not vague, shadowy, foggy, hidden, or mysterious. From reading the Bible, we can … More Got Questions?
God cannot be comprehended or understood. Quite often, he is baffling. His ways are not like ours; they are often hidden and mysterious. He cannot be predicted. He cannot be figured out. He cannot be put in a box, and rarely does he grant us the specific reasons for that which he decides and does. Yes, it is generally … More How Sovereign Is Our God?
The Scripture is full of times when God watched and allowed his children to be hurt. Pharaoh and the Egyptians hurt the Israelites. Satan buffeted Job, and Saul troubled David. Saul of Tarsus hurt the church, and the Roman Empire hurt Paul. God was present; at any time he could have stopped the hurt. More than this, God … More When God “Rightly” Hurts Us