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July/August 2021

When We Hurt

A Devotional Look at the Book of Job


This issue of Israel My Glory tackles the subject of suffering in the book of Job. Unable to understand why he was enduring such agony, Job longed to question God. Yet throughout his ordeal, he glorified the Lord: “Though He slay me,” Job said, “yet will I trust Him” (Job 13:15). The book of Job stresses God’s omnipotence. Being human, we are incapable of fully understanding the Almighty. But because of what Jesus did for us at Calvary, there’s one thing we know for sure: God loves us.

Features

From the Editor Jul/Aug 2021

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The Real Friend of Israel

Many Americans are still reeling from the results of the 2020 presidential election. According to two surveys, between 76 and...

Job: Misery’s Poster Child

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The Wrong Trifecta

After his wife’s death, C. S. Lewis kept a journal documenting his journey of grief. It was later published as A Grief Observed. One of the entries jolted me...

What Not to Say

I hung up the phone in shock. I had called looking for comfort, maybe some sympathy. A man who had been a pillar in my life and a spiritual father to me had passed away...

Can You?

It is never fun to be in God’s waiting room. If Job could speak with us, he probably would verify the difficulty of waiting on the Lord. Job’s story, told in the Bible book...


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About the Book of Job

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The Message of the Gospel

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