Posts Tagged‘Job’

HOLD ON TIGHTLY TO THE GIVER AND LOOSEN YOUR GRIP ON THE GIFT

  The story is told of The Shunammite woman who was very kind to Elisha.  In return for her kindness Elisha asked her what he could do for her.  The Shunammite woman said she desired nothing.  But the truth is she desires nothing because she was contented with her life and I would imagine given up on her hope of having a child.  Elisha knew otherwise and despite her objection he prayed that the Shunammite woman would conceive and surely she did and gave birth to a son. At the age of 12 the boy died.   In bitter distress The…

If you were to lose it all would you continue to serve God?

  Almost anyone can worship God in the good times. Satan said to God, Job serves you because he is prosperous, healthy and has a good family. “Would Job worship you if he got nothing out of it?” (Job 1:9) The same challenge stands today, if you were to lose it all would you continue to serve God? None of us like difficulties, often times when we are faced with adversity many of us ask God why he would allow bad things to happen to His people. But if we worship God because everything in our lives is perfect then…