Job 1:5-9

5 When a period of feasting had run its course, Job would make arrangements for them to be purified. Early in the morning he would sacrifice a burnt offering for each of them, thinking, “Perhaps my children have sinned and cursed God in their hearts.” This was Job’s regular custom. 

6 One day the angels came to present themselves before the LORD, and Satan also came with them. 

7 The LORD said to Satan, “Where have you come from?” Satan answered the LORD, “From roaming throughout the earth, going back and forth on it.” 

8 Then the LORD said to Satan, “Have you considered my servant Job? There is no one on earth like him; he is blameless and upright, a man who fears God and shuns evil.” 

9 “Does Job fear God for nothing?” Satan replied.

Lamentations 3:27-33

27 It is good for a man to bear the yoke while he is young. 

28 Let him sit alone in silence, for the LORD has laid it on him. 

29 Let him bury his face in the dust— there may yet be hope. 

30 Let him offer his cheek to one who would strike him, and let him be filled with disgrace. 

31 For no one is cast off by the Lord forever. 

32 Though he brings grief, he will show compassion, so great is his unfailing love. 

33 For he does not willingly bring affliction or grief to anyone.

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