It would still bring me comfort,
and I would leap for joy in unrelenting pain
that I have not denied the words of the Holy One.
His children are far from safety.
They are crushed at the city gate,
with no one to rescue them.
Does it delight the Almighty if you are righteous?
Does He profit if you perfect your behavior?
They plucked mallow among the shrubs,
and the roots of the broom tree were their food.
He does great and unsearchable things,
wonders without number.
For then it would outweigh the sand of the seas!
That is why my words are rash.
It scoffs at the noise of the village
and never hears the shouts of a driver.
Their measure is longer than the earth
and wider than the sea.
One day when Job’s sons and daughters were eating and drinking wine in their oldest brother’s house,
because the Mighty One
has done great things for me,
and His name is holy.
I am no longer in the world,
but they are in the world,
and I am coming to You.
protect them by Your name
that You have given Me,
so that they may be one as We are one.
Therefore the chief priests decided to kill Lazarus also
No one undergoing a trial should say, “I am being tempted by God.” For God is not tempted by evil, and He Himself doesn’t tempt anyone.
Then after desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin, and when sin is fully grown, it gives birth to death.
1 John 1:5
Now this is the message we have heard from Him and declare to you: God is light, and there is absolutely no darkness in Him.
1 John 4:8
The one who does not love does not know God, because God is love.