Friday Morning Reflections – Epitaph Of Character

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DailyDevotion_1Friday Morning Reflections – Wisdom Literature

So Job died, old and full of days. (Job 42:17)

Epitaph of Character

Eight words. A name, an age and a legacy. His name was Job. A righteous man whose life was filled with enormous blessing and colossal suffering. The name of Job is synonymous with the worst that can happen to a man. He had more than most men combined could ever dream of and yet in one day lost it all. To darken the mind of this righteous man his health was brutally destroyed. Friends came to solace him and they become more his enemies that helpers. Mrs. Job suffered along with her husband. Through it all Job struggled. When it was all over, he repented in ashes and dust and the Lord gave him more than he had before.

He lived 140 years beyond the valley of travail. He saw his…

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