I had heard of you by the hearing of the ear, but now my eye sees you; therefore I despise myself, and repent in dust and ashes.
Then Job answered the Lord, “I know that you can do all things, and that no purpose of yours can be thwarted.”
When he is quiet, who can condemn? When he hides his face, who can behold him, whether it be a nation or an individual?
For I know that my Redeemer lives, and that at the last he will stand upon the earth; and after my skin has been destroyed, then in my flesh I shall see God, whom I shall see at my side.
Then Job answered the Lord: ‘I know that you can do all things, and that no purpose of yours can be thwarted.”
Job 42: 1-2
Then Job answered: “Indeed I know tht this is so; but how can a mortal be just before God?”
Word and Image
offers two parts of my morning ritual, scripture and visual art. I make no
attempt to related the two (as I do in my daily quote and blog entries) and
yet, sometimes that will happen, for as we know God works in mysterious ways.