“Can you bind the chains of the Pleiades or loose the cords of Orion? Can you lead forth the Mazzaroth in their season, or can you guide the Bear with its children? Do you know the ordinances of the heavens? Can you establish their rule on the earth?” Job 38:31-33
God’s questions to the broken man, Job, are deep and daunting.
There is a unique mixture of compassion and correction in their tone as God seeks to update Job’s understanding of who He is by taking him to the end of his knowledge.
But I am grateful for that.
As my three sons near and step into manhood, I have had more and more opportunities to talk with them about those steps and what they mean.
More often than not, these conversations begin with great questions, too. But as time has gone by, the questions have changed and ended, recently, with a Job-like surprise. Here’s what I mean…
When the boys were just little guys, their questions were direct and easy.Continue reading “Good Questions”