“Know therefore that the LORD your God is God, the faithful God who keeps covenant and steadfast love with those who love him and keep his commandments, to a thousand generations,” (Deuteronomy 7:9) Why do we know this? Verses 6-8 tells us we are his treasured possession, chosen out of all the world. He reminds us, in choosing the nation of Israel to be his (a nation whom we are joined to through the blood of His son) he choose not a nation great in numbers, but the fewest of all peoples. It doesn’t matter how small and insignificant you are to God. What mattersRead More →

“But he knows the way that I take; when he has tried me, I shall come out as gold. My foot has held fast to his steps; I have kept his way and have not turned aside.” (Job 23:10-11) In Job 22, Eliaz told Job, that to have suffered so greatly, he must have done something horribly wrong and accuses him of a whole list of wicked deeds. He tells him to agree with God who had judged him, repent, and he will be at peace and good will come to him. (Which would be good advice, if Job was actually suffering the wages ofRead More →