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Word for the day “Wrongfully Judged”

21 Dec

Job 42:10 (GNT)After Job had prayed for his friends, the LORD made him prosperous again and gave him twice as much as he had before”

Have you ever been wrongly judged? Have you ever had people assume and place wrongful judgment on you? Or perhaps they judged your motives as wrong. What if the people judging you were those closest to you?

This was exactly what happened in the life of Job. His friends did not understand how a godly person could ever go through his degree of adversity unless God was judging him for his sin. However, his friends were wrong and God intervened. “I am angry with you and your two friends, because you have not spoken of me what is right, as my servant Job has,” said God to Job’s three friends.

Nothing has really changed after thousands of years. I recall going through various times in my life of being judged wrongfully even today these concerns still loom the “Job” experience. Friends in the marketplace could not understand why I would experience such calamity unless I had made poor choices. Those in the Church often wrongly equated trouble with my character. Sometimes this can be true, but often trouble is simply a consequence of a call on one’s life such as Joseph and the apostle Paul experienced.

Joseph was required to forgive his brothers. Jesus was required to forgive Judas and the disciples for betrayal. You and I are required to forgive those who wrongfully judge us.

This forgiveness is often the most important step in gaining restoration in our own lives. The scripture above reveals that it was not until Job prayed for his friends that he was restored in the things he had lost.

Point to ponder- Is there someone in your life you need to forgive? It may be the missing component of your life purpose for genuine restoration.

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Kingdom Blessings,

Pastor James Baker, Jr.

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Posted by on December 21, 2016 in Daily Inspiration

 

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