More than Perfect (Part 2)

Continued from “More than Perfect (Part 1)“ There are many dimensions to this story.  In one dimension, Job pictures Jesus.  Jesus was handed over to the devil and suffered immensely (Luke 22:53; John 13:27).  Much of what Job says can be placed in the mouth of Jesus and reflects what Jesus felt as He writhed…

More than Pefect (Part 1)

            Job was someone the Lord Himself described as “a man of perfect integrity” (Job 1:8).  That’s high praise…sort of.  Why do I say “sort of”?  Because the book of Job is largely about the fact that God wanted something more than perfect integrity for His servant.  For many of us, perfect integrity is the…