Job 11-13, James 4
“You adulterous people! Do you not know that friendship with the world is enmity with God? Therefore whoever wishes to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God. Or do you suppose it is to no purpose that the Scripture says, “He yearns jealously over the spirit that he has made to dwell in us”?”
Wow….he loves us so much and we just don’t get it
10Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will exalt you.
1What causes fights and quarrels among you? Don’t they come from your desires that battle within you? 3When you ask, you do not receive, because you ask with wrong motives, that you may spend what you get on your pleasures. 2You desire but do not have, so you kill. You covet but you cannot get what you want, so you quarrel and fight. You do not have because you do not ask God.
Lord, help me to know what to ask for.
11Brothers and sisters, do not slander one another. Anyone who speaks against a brother or sister or judges them speaks against the law and judges it. When you judge the law, you are not keeping it, but sitting in judgment on it.
if God tears down, none can rebuild. This passage in Job shows us that things not made or meant from God will not be good. Relationships you have that are failing or causing pain and hurt might be resulting in that way because they are not meant to be in your life that God has given you. Ask God to reveal the things in your life that are not meant to be there and ask him for the wisdom and strength to get rid of those things and to find and pursue the things that are￼￼
Don’t worry about tomorrow, and take care of today. The Lord says do not judge. God is in control. May we do good in the eyes of the Lord and show others He is the only way.
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