My father was a Christian - an exceptional Christian. He was a saved over 32 years ago and served the Lord ever since. He was ordained as a Deacon to serve in 3 churches and gave sacrificially of his money and time to God and His church. He loved teaching the Word of God (as a Sunday School teacher for 20+ years). But he especially loved witnessing to the lost about the power of the gospel to change a life!
We search incessantly for the reasons behind the tragedy... we ask “WHY?” This might give joy, might not. Knowing the reason is NOT ‘Finding Joy.' Joy is not just a fact, it is a person. Phil 4:7 promises the peace that passes understanding ... beyond facts, knowledge, and reason!
Can you imagine the Bible without the lessons of Job? What a pivotal book when it comes to encouragement and understanding the sufferings and sour experiences of life! Job is our example of how to suffer, how to 'question' - even argue - with God, how to endure, and how to overcome.