Wherefore doth a living man complain? Because I’m a stiff necked, Hard-hearted, Half-eaten, Dead in trespasses and sins. A man for the punishment of his sins? Thank God that, “Surely he hath borne our griefs, And carried our sorrows: Yet we did esteem him stricken, Smitten of God, And afflicted. But he was wounded forContinue reading “Lamentations 3.39 ~ Complain”
Out of the mouth of the most High The worlds were made. Proceedeth not evil and good? Job looked out over this glade, And said, “What? shall we receive good At the hand of God, and Shall we not receive evil?”
Who is he that saith, “There is no God.” And it cometh to pass, When the Lord commandeth it not? Only a fool.
For he doth not afflict willingly, God dealeth with you as with sons; Nor grieve the children of men. For what son is he whom the father chasteneth not? To crush under his feet all the prisoners of the earth, He says to them, “Go forth.” To turn aside the right of a man, BeforeContinue reading “Lamentations 3:33-36 ~ Ponder”