There’s a COSMIC WAR RAGING–so Trust the One Seated on the Throne
A quick synopsis of the 42 chapters of Job would be that: “Each of us is part of something so much bigger than any of us could imagine”. As believers, we are allowed to see what can only be described as: astounding.
The Throne set in Heaven has been there, overshadowing all of the human events since creation.
But, God is not just sitting there and watching us, like a game on TV.
God is always depicted as actively involved in the affairs of mankind: ruling and reigning, never out of touch, never out of control.
The Lord now shows us the scene around His Throne, during the life of Job (who lived most likely during the few hundred years between Noah and Abraham).
This account was broadcast by God for us to see the big picture of the God we can trust. The One who is on that Throne: knows us and protects us; but also allows disastrous trials to help us get closer to Him.
The whole Book of Job is summed up from Job’s perspective in Job 42:5-6. Follow along as I read what Job learned from all those troubles:
“I have heard of You by the hearing of the ear, But now my eye sees You. 6 Therefore I abhor myself, And repent in dust and ashes.”
Job says I have heard all about you God. But now, after all these calamities, struggles, and losses: NOW I can really SEE You! That was the goal God had. He wanted Job to see that The One on the Throne was the God to TRUST.
As we walk through the events of Job 1-2 (NKJV), note that there is the:
Big Picture: The One Seated On The Throne
Stays in Touch with Our Lives