Blessed Be the Name of the Lord (1/4)

Thought from today’s Bible reading from Job 1-5.

Blessed be the name of the Lord” (Job 1:21).

It is typically easier and more natural to praise God during times of blessing and prosperity. Yet this was not the occasion with Job. He had just received word that his sons and daughters and much of his wealth was gone. All of this was unexpected. Satan was sure this would provoke Job to curse the Lord (Job 1:11). Yet notice Job’s response to this great calamity:
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