CHANGE OF HEART, MIND AND DIRECTION!
Then Job answered the LORD and said: “I know that you can do all things, and that no purpose of yours can be thwarted. ‘Who is this that hides counsel without knowledge?’ Therefore I have uttered what I did not understand, things too wonderful for me, which I did not know. ‘Hear, and I will speak; I will question you, and you make it known to me.’ I had heard of you by the hearing of the ear, but now my eye sees you; therefore I despise myself, and repent in dust and ashes. —Job 40:1-6
Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised, and his greatness is unsearchable. —Psalm 145:3
The LORD is righteous in all his ways and kind in all his works. The LORD is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth. —Psalm 145:17-18
After our Lord has questioned Job he understood that he “uttered what I did not understand, things too wonderful for me, which I did not know.” How much have we done this in our own lives? Yet Job acknowledged his fault and said, “Therefore I despise myself, and repent in dust and ashes.” He repented (had a change of heart, mind and direction) of what he had said after the Lord communicated to him and challenged his thinking process and lack of knowledge. Yes, we need to be careful in our communication.
Our Lord is to be greatly praise. “His greatness is unsearchable.” We can know He exists by the created order around us (Psalms 19:1-4); Romans 1:19-20), but we cannot know Him unless He reveals Himself to us (John 6:44; II Corinthians 4:4-6). This is why we need to come to Him, listen to Him and be faithful to His desires (Isaiah 50:4). He always has our best interests in mind and if we do not trust Him for that then our life will be one of doubt, disbelief, self-focus, pride and eternal destruction. But He is near all those who call upon Him.
In a broken world we need to seek His ways. Otherwise we will go along with the hopelessness of a “this life only focus and then that is it.” This is a lie from the pit of hell. Man left to himself is on the eternal path of separation from God in hell. He says he is fine, but deep down man knows something is missing. That something is the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world— https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZD6khv6pGkw
Dear Father I am so grateful that You drew me to Jesus and opened my eyes to Who You are and to who I am. I am so thankful for what you have done in my life, what You are doing and what You will do. May I be faithful to You in the power of Your Holy Spirit and in the authority of Your Son Jesus. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ge3uvXjet_c