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Job replied to the Lord, “You asked, ‘Who is this that obscures my plans without knowledge?’ Surely I spoke of things I did not understand, things too wonderful for me to know." - Job 42:3 (NIV)

Job was one of the most upright men in the Bible, but in the face of unbearable trials, he cursed the day he was born and begged God for death. God responded with a barrage of questions, asking Job if he knew how vast God’s power was. Humbled, Job realized...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, remind us that your silence is not abandonment. Give us faith to trust in you for the things that are too wonderful for us to understand. Amen.

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Job 42:1-4

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