Monthly Archives: May 2012

Who Comforts the Grieving Doctor?

In a recent article, Lisa Esposito of Yahoo Health (5/23/12), reported on a study of 20 cancer doctors in three Ontario hospitals. The doctors reported how they dealt with their grief, or avoided it, and how it affected their personal … Continue reading

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Why doesn’t the Lord Level with Job? IV

In answer to this question, last week I invited Rob Sutherland to explain his view. I commend what he wrote for your reflection. I’ve also given the question some thought. In addition to the issue of self-motivated worship (including material blessings) … Continue reading

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Why Doesn’t the Lord Level with Job? III (Guest Blog)

Why doesn’t God tell Job the reason for his suffering? In the book, Satan puts God on trial (Job 1:9-11). Job is a sinner, Satan says. Job may intend good, but for selfish reasons. Therein lies his motive and his sin. … Continue reading

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Why Doesn’t the Lord Level with Job (and us)? II

If Job only knew he was undergoing his extreme trials to test his love for the Lord, he would… what? Hang on longer? Protest less forcefully? Would his story be any more compelling? Would Job’s knowing the reason compromise the … Continue reading

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