Job 2:10 ” He replied, ‘You are talking like a foolish woman. Shall we accept good from God, and not trouble?’ “

Bad things do happen to good people everyday. That doesn’t mean though God’s sovereignty and innate goodness towards His children is somehow lessened. We must remember that we live in a very broken world, full of very broken people, who behave in very broken ways. But to the defense of Job’s wife here, she too had experienced with Job the death of all her children and loss of everything they owned…but now seeing her husband, in serious physical condition, her faith faltered…probably fearing she would be left a penniless, childless widow. She also may have always relied on her husband’s faith rather than her own in times of trouble, and now seeing him in such mental and physical pain it shook her to the core. So when Job called her foolish, he was talking about her failure to keep the faith, and to keep her perspective of God.

Author: kezha1

A Christian mother, grandmother, and retired nurse living in Illinois. Called into a ministry of encouraging others to find their ultimate plan and purpose in life through Christ.

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