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Resources for Sexual Abuse Prevention

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News from the 2019 SBC Annual Meeting

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Greear leads diverse slate of officers

North Carolina pastor J.D. Greear was reelected by acclamation to a second term as president of the Southern Baptist Convention during the June 11-12 SBC annual meeting in Birmingham, Ala. Read More...

Today's Devotion

From the Book of Job:

Job bemoans the prosperity of the wicked; Eliphaz accuses Job of sin; Job's desire to plead before God.

My foot hath held His steps, His way have I kept, and not declined. Neither have I gone back from the Commandment of His lips; I have esteemed the words of His mouth more than my necessary food (Job 23:11-12).

Eliphaz reasoned that wicked men are miserable. And, since Job was very miserable, he must be a wicked man. His final attempt to convince Job that he was a hypocrite was a stunning blow: Acquaint now thyself with Him, and be at peace: thereby good shall come unto thee (22:21). Job admitted: I go forward, but He is not there; and backward, but I cannot perceive Him: on the left hand . . . I cannot behold Him . . . On the right hand . . . I cannot see Him (23:8-9). In fact, regardless which way Job turned, God was nowhere to be found. - Continue...

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