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The Faith of Job

…Shall we indeed accept good from God, and shall we not accept adversity?…

– Job 2:10 (NKJV)

I was reading in Job today (part of a new Bible reading plan that I am doing), and the above verse really stuck out to me. I usually quote verses on here using the ESV version, but I am using NKJV for my study and so I will use that one.

People (when I say people, I mean me) are so very quick to accept good and blessings from God, but are just as quick to not trust in Him during the bad times or times that are difficult. Continue reading

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What Defines Me?

Speaking from a guy perspective, there are certain things that define us (guys). We can be defined by the friends we have, what kind of activities we are involved in, or even our status in the community. Mostly though, I think we are defined by our job. We tell people what we do, and that is pretty much who we are.

I know that I have always been defined by my job – or so I thought. If someone asks me what I do, I wouldn’t tell them that I work at this place ___ (fill in the blank). I would always say that I am a ___ (profession – fill in the blank). That’s what I am, it’s not just that I work at a certain place. Continue reading

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