If you’re human, then you’ve felt discouragement, disillusionment. You’ve sometimes felt far away from God. You’ve wondered what the master plan was and when someone was going to clue you in. Especially in times of suffering.
But it’s not the Christian’s job to question. Our job is to trust. Trust is faith in action.
As you read this passage from Job, can’t you see how his feelings and perceptions are waging war against his faith? And his faith wins.
Behold, I go forward but He is not there, and backward, but I cannot perceive Him; when He acts on the left, I cannot behold Him; He turns on the right, I cannot see Him. But He knows the way I take; when he has tried me, I shall come forth as gold.”
God knows the way I take…
Go to Blue Letter Bible and do a search on “But God”…there are some goodies such as:
Psalm 73:26, “My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.” NASB
Genesis 50:20, “As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good, in order to bring about this present result…” NASB