The Sarcasm of God
Where is the way to the dwelling of light,
and where is the place of darkness,
that you may take it to its territory
and that you may discern the paths to its home?
You know, for you were born then,
and the number of your days is great! — Job 38:19-21
The point being made is this — That long before everything, there was God, not man.
This is because a Creator must exist before all things!
God existed before light and before darkness. And it was God who formed, created, and spoke light into existence. God by his own choice and power created all forms of electromagnetic radiation and the visible form that we call light. And not just light itself but how it forms and moves. It is the first thing God spoke into space and time. And still today our greatest of scientists do not fully understand it. But God understands it. And thus God enjoys the right to give Job a sarcastic response given his limited knowledge.
At no point will our age, wisdom, power, and knowledge match with God's. But for some reason, as God points out to Job, we have moments we think it does. We have these brief moments of greatness. With them come these momentary thoughts that we are great. But don't fall for the lie buried in that momentary thought. That is unless you want to hear the sarcasm of God.
ASK THIS: Do you have any momentary thoughts of greatest? (Confess them in the comments below)
DO THIS: Confess them before you hear the sarcasm of God.
PRAY THIS: God, I bring everything that is great and not great about me to you.
PLAY THIS: Great Are You Lord.
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