Jobâ€™s Trail- Godâ€™s Victory part 2 Job 2:10 But he said559 unto413 her, Thou speakest1696 as one259 of the foolish women5036 speaketh.1696 What?1571 shall we receive6901 (853) good2896 at the hand4480, 854 of God,430 and shall we not3808 receive6901 evil?7451 In all3605 this2063 did not3808 Job347 sin2398 with his lips.8193 JOBâ€™S RESPONSE WAS THE ULTIMATE PICTURE OF HUMILITY , REVERENCE AND LOVE Job 2:13 So they sat down3427 with854 him upon the ground776 seven7651 days3117 and seven7651 nights,3915 and none369 spoke1696 a word1697 unto413 him: for3588 they saw7200 that3588 his grief3511 was very great.1431, 3966 JOB INDEED WAS LAMENTING HIS PAIN BUT NEVER HIS GOD. AS HIS FRIENDS APPROACHED WHAT DO YOU THINK THEIR PROPER RESPONSE SHOULD HAVE BEEN? -GODâ€™S WORD GIVES THIS ADVISE Rom 12:15 Rejoice5463 with3326 them that do rejoice,5463 and2532 weep2799 with3326 them that weep.2799 Mat 5:4 Blessed3107 are they that mourn:3996 for3754 they846 shall be comforted.3870 A BROTHER IN THIS KIND OF PAIN SHOULD BE MET WITH AN HEART OF UNDERSTANDING AND WITH WORDS OF LIVE AND COMFORT- HOW DO YOU THINK HIS â€œFRIENDSâ€ REACTED? THEIR LACK OF LOVE AND UNDERSTANDING BECOME MORE AN MORE APPARENT AS THEY TRY TO WEAR HIM DOWN INSTEAD OF BUILDING HIM UP- HOW WOULD YOU REACT? WILL YOU BE THE ONE WHO BRINGS HIS HEALING LOVE AND COMFORT OR WILL YOU BECOME RELIGIOUS AND JUDGMENTAL? Job 3:20 Wherefore4100 is light216 given5414 to him that is in misery,6001 and life2416 unto the bitter4751 in soul;5315 Job 3:21 Which long2442 for death,4194 but it cometh not;369 and dig2658 for it more than for hid treasures;4480, 4301 Job 3:22 Which rejoice8056 exceedingly,413, 1524 and are glad,7797 when3588 they can find4672 the grave?6913 HERE WAS A MAN WHO WAS PAST THE LIMITS OF HIS STRENGTH- WHY WAS LIGHT (ILLUMINATION, LIFE) GIVEN? NO MATTER HOW BAD IT GETS GODâ€™S GRACE AND MERCY ARE STRONGER STILL. Job 7:17 What4100 is man,582 that3588 thou shouldest magnify1431 him? and that3588 thou shouldest set7896 thine heart3820 upon413 him? Job 7:18 And that thou shouldest visit6485 him every morning,1242 and try974 him every moment?7281 WHAT IS MAN IN GODâ€™S SIGHT- HOW MUCH DOES HE CARE ABOUT YOU? HOW MUCH WOULD HE GIVE TO SAVE YOU AND BRING YOU BACK INTO FELLOWSHIP WITH YOU? THE ANSWER TO THIS QUESTION IS THE BASIS FOR OUR ENTIRE CHRISTIAN FAITH- Joh 3:14 And2532 as2531 Moses3475 lifted up5312 the3588 serpent3789 in1722 the3588 wilderness,2048 even so3779 must1163 the3588 Son5207 of man444 be lifted up:5312 Joh 3:15 That2443 whosoever3956 believeth4100 in1519 him846 should not3361 perish,622 but235 have2192 eternal166 life.2222 Joh 3:16 For1063 God2316 so3779 loved25 the3588 world,2889 that5620 he gave1325 his848 only begotten3439 Son,5207 that2443 whosoever3956 believeth4100 in1519 him846 should not3361 perish,622 but235 have2192 everlasting166 life.2222 Joh 3:17 For1063 God2316 sent649 not3756 his848 Son5207 into1519 the3588 world2889 to2443 condemn2919 the3588 world;2889 but235 that2443 the3588 world2889 through1223 him846 might be saved.4982 WHAT IS MAN TO GOD- HE LOVES US ENOUGH TO PAY THE ULTIMATE PRICE FOR US- HE WOULD HOLD NOTHING BACK UNTIL HE COULD HOLD US CLOSE AGAIN!