In all this Job did not sin or charge God with wrong. — Job 1:22
This is theologically stunning. Primarily because when man encounters tragedy we go straight to questioning God. But remember it is not humanity who is on trial here. Humanity is fallen. The earth is Satan's fallen domain. Rather, Satan has put God on trial. Satan suggested that Job's faithfulness was dependent on God's blessing and dependent on the protection God had afforded him. But God knows better. The protection and blessing are removed and Satan is proved wrong — again. And while most men in this situation would have gone immediately to questioning God and charging him with wrongdoing — Job does not. Job never sins or charges God with any wrong.
After reading this, this makes me wonder if right now in our life there is a divine discussion occurring behind the scenes? If supernatural powers convene to discuss our faithfulness? And I wonder, as our protections and blessings fall if God is looking down on us with a smile as he proclaims:
"Stay in the battle brothers! Satan is furious, but the victory is mine. Let's prove this guy wrong!"
ASK THIS: What battle are you fighting today. (Share this in the comments below)
DO THIS: Prepare your heart, and take up arms against the enemy — and battle!
PRAY THIS: God, give me strength to war with the enemy and his schemes. I am weak and need your strength today!
PLAY THIS: Battle Belongs.
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