Posts Tagged: God’s grace

Deepest Darkness to Blinding Brilliance

It’s easy for us to forget the astounding grace of God.  We who live in America and are part of western civilization have been so blessed and – frankly – have lives that are generally free from true hardship, that we take for granted all that God has given us.

Job 28:20 – From Where Does Wisdom Come?

Why does wisdom seem so elusive?  There is so much knowledge in the world, but smart people appear devoid of wisdom.  Man has extensive capabilities to discover the unknown, yet common sense is a rarity.  What are we to make of that? Job provided the answer in one of his monologues to his friends.  Although…

Judges 10:16 – God Grew Weary

In the time of their oppression from various foreign powers, Israel stubbornly and foolishly resisted turning to Yahweh for deliverance.  Judges 10:6 describes this: The people of Israel again did what was evil in the sight of the Lord and served the Baals and the Ashtaroth, the gods of Syria, the gods of Sidon, the…