Affliction
Four lessons from Job's words

Have you ever reached a moment in life when it just didn’t make sense? When the pain was too heavy to bear? When no one understood, and words of comfort merely worsened the affliction?

Then Job responded:
“Oh, if only my grief could be weighed,
and my misfortune laid on the scales too!
But because it is heavier than the sand of the sea,
that is why my words have been wild.
Job 6:1-3 NET

The Lord was not shocked by Job’s words, but his friends, who had never gone through anything similar, answered him harshly.

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