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Troubling Questions

March 23, 2016

“I will say to God, ‘Do not condemn me;
Let me know why You contend with me.
Is it right for You indeed to oppress,
To reject the labor of Your hands,
And to look favorably on the themes of the wicked?'” 

Job 10:2-3, NASB

Job struggled with a misunderstanding over some aspects of his suffering. He thought God was oppressing him without cause. It didn’t make sense to Job why he, a righteous man, was being afflicted by God while the wicked were often blessed by Him. This apparent injustice led Job to demand an explanation from God, an explanation he never received. Amazingly, Job remained faithful to God in spite of the troubling questions that vexed his mind. So must we.

Adam Willingham