Being Job

We all have experienced pains and sufferings in our life..And at any point of time we curse god for that.We ask him "why me? or how can you do it to me who has faith in god ?When we go through worse situations in life,we feel god has fogotten us.It wont take us much time to complaint god for our problems.But it takes us time to start praying for that.I too complainted  god several times whenever i pass through any trial.And finally god gave an end to my complaints by letting me know more about job,A person whom god loved the most..A person Inspite of all the problems he faced, never cursed god or commited sin.Job was a blessed man who lived righteously.He served god and lived a happy life.Job's trial started when god's praises about him prompted satan to challenge him.When god said to satan“There is no one on earth like him; he is blameless and upright, a man who fears God and shuns evil” (Job 1:8), satan wanted to prove  that Job serves God simply because he protects him and has given him all blessings. Satan dares god " Take away Job’s many blessings and you’ll find that he’s no friend of yours. “Stretch out your hand and strike everything he has,  and he will surely curse you to your face.”And God removed Job's protection, allowing Satan to take his wealth,children, property , good name,friends,  his health and everything he had. Satan wanted to tempt Job to curse God. But despite his difficult circumstances, job did not curse God . “Though he slay me, yet will I hope in him,” Job cries out in despairing belief (Job 13:15). Still trusting in God as his Advocate, Job insists, “I know that my Redeemer lives”(Job 19:25).We know God is much pleased and concerned about him. No matter that God has temporarily suspended Job’s protect ion,there  was  a reason .Job affirmed that God was still God and always worthy of our love, reverence and worship. That was the test that job passed. He vindicated both himself and God by remaining faithful. Job proved it is possible for humans to love God unconditionally.Job is an example to us.Trials  and sorrows may come in our lives. Because God needs to know something about a faithful servant (Genesis 22:1-12). Job’s suffering had such an intent.To prove whether he would love God in spite of everything...Trials and suffering provide spiritual enrichment and build a relationship between us and God..Can we love god inspite of every trials and hardships?If we cannot, we are allowing satan to win and if we can, Satan is the loser! "He that spared not his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how shall he not with him also freely give us all things?(Romans 8:32)

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