Thoughtful Thursday: When the Blessing is Removed; a Blessing in Disguise

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Job 29:2-5

2 “O that I could be as I was in the months now gone, in the days when God watched over me, 3 when He caused his lamp to shine upon my head, and by his light I walked through darkness; 4 just as I was in my most productive time, when God’s intimate friendship was experienced in my tent, 5 when the Almighty was still with me and my children were around me.”

Job’s pain over his loss is so tangible we can feel it.  He remembers being in a position of prominence and favor and his temporary position of scorn and constant pain seemed to be handed out by a merciless God.

The heartache over loss can be paralyzing and discouraging.  We can wonder if God abandoned us.  Why did His blessing have to be removed?  Was it Him or the blessing we…

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