Natasha’s Daily Scripture, Prayer, and Reflection for 7.17.15

“Then Bildad the Shuhite replied: How long will you go on saying these things? Your words are a blast of wind. Does God pervert justice? Does the Almighty pervert what is right?
Does papyrus grow where there is no marsh? Do reeds flourish without water? While still uncut shoots, they would dry up quicker than any other plant. Such is the destiny of all who forget God; the hope of the godless will perish.
Look, God does not reject a person of integrity, and He will not support evildoers. He will yet fill your mouth with laughter and your lips with a shout of joy.”
‭‭Job‬ ‭8:1-3, 11-13, 20-21‬ ‭HCSB‬‬
Father I praise You. I pray that You let me hear and see clearly, be receptive, and patient. Slow me from dismissing messages that are meant to bring me peace, comfort, and/or positive correction. Humbly Yours. Amen. 
Bildad was seemingly exhausted by Job’s cynical remarks and outcry. He tried to plead with Job to see the err of his ways, to reconsider his verbal attack against God, but were his efforts impactful? Was he effective at getting through to Job?
Questions of the Day
1. What do you think of today’s message?
2. What would you like to add to today’s prayer and/or reflection?
3. How would you have addressed Job if you were Bildad?

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Love always,


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