Why do the wicked live on, growing old and increasing in power? —Job 21:7

 Yet they say to God, ‘Leave us alone!  We have no desire to know your ways.  Who is the Almighty, that we should serve him?  What would we gain by praying to him?’ —Job 21:13-15

 They said to God, ‘Leave us alone!  What can the Almighty do to us?’ —Job 22:17

             There are times, if we allow ourselves to get stuck in this thought, that the wicked are just being allowed to get away with “murder” and it does not seen that God cares.  Oh… but he does and He is observing everything! — “Nothing in all creation is hidden from God’s sight. Everything is uncovered and laid bare before the eyes of him to whom we must give account” (Hebrews 4:13).  Oh yes, He knows…

            There are those who just want God to leave them alone.  They do not what to know His ways and they surely do not want to serve Him or talk to Him.  “Whoever isolates himself seeks his own desire; he breaks out against all sound judgment” (Proverbs 18:1).  So is the case of anyone who isolates themselves from God.  They just want to seek their own desires and do what they want to do.  They are selfish and self-focused.  Oh, this does not mean they do not do good things (good things from man’s measurement), but God knows the intents and motivations of the heart — “For the word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart” (Hebrews 4:12).  Nobody is getting away with anything… regardless of their present arrogant attitude.  Wicked people might think that just by telling God to leave them alone that He has nothing to do with them.  But they are eternally dead wrong!  Our Lord God Almighty will have the final Word!

Dear Father I am so grateful that You drew me to Jesus, helping me understand Who He is and what He has done for me.  Now may I just seek to encourage others to understand this as well.  May it be so by the power of Your Holy Spirit and in the authority of Your Son Jesus. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FW5o2uBeMWQ


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