July 7, 2020
At the beginning of the book of Job, we are introduced to a man who is blameless and full of integrity; God himself speaks of Job’s outstanding moral character. But at the end of the book, Job is rebuked by God and repents of his prideful speech. What happens to Job that leads to this dramatic change? A careful look at the words of Job shows that he despairs because, at the end of the day, he trusts in his own righteousness and not the mercy of God.