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  1. page Questing for Job -- IV edited ... All Yahweh said was a simple remark about Job being the greatest guy in the world. {Satans_Pa…
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    All Yahweh said was a simple remark about Job being the greatest guy in the world.
    {Satans_Pakt_mit_Gott.jpg} von Taddeo Gaddi "Satans Wette mit Gott"
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    walled Empire. BreakLet the wall topple, and Job
    From there the conversation deteriorates. "Behold," Yahweh declares at last, just to end it, “all that he hath is in thy power; only upon himself put not forth thine hand.”
    “Daddy, we have a wager,” Satan rejoices. “If Job damns You, then his soul belongs to me.”
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  2. page Questing for Job -- IV edited ... All Yahweh said was a simple remark about Job being the greatest guy in the world. {Satans_Pa…
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    All Yahweh said was a simple remark about Job being the greatest guy in the world.
    {Satans_Pakt_mit_Gott.jpg} von Taddeo Gaddi "Satans Wette mit Gott"
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    a little emperor on earth. Take away Job’s empireEmperor in his own walled Empire. Break the wall and he’llJob will spit in
    From there the conversation deteriorates. "Behold," Yahweh declares at last, just to end it, “all that he hath is in thy power; only upon himself put not forth thine hand.”
    “Daddy, we have a wager,” Satan rejoices. “If Job damns You, then his soul belongs to me.”
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  3. page Questing for Job -- III edited ... Heaven when Job’s G-d gathers {Wm_Blake_Satan_and_God_watercolor.jpeg} William Blake, &q…

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    Heaven when Job’s G-d gathers
    {Wm_Blake_Satan_and_God_watercolor.jpeg} William Blake, "Satan Before the Throne of God"
    “Hast thou considered my servant Job,” the Lord Yahweh boasts, “that there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth G-d, and escheweth evil?”
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    tends to the rules of piety with
    But Yahweh’s rhetorical question does not simply ring out through the cold, black reaches of His universe. A challenge like that exacts a response, a reaction, the beginning of a conversation. G-d makes Himself vulnerable, and Satan answers.
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  4. page Questing for Job -- III edited ... {Wm_Blake_Satan_and_God_watercolor.jpeg} William Blake, "Satan Before the Throne of God&q…
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    {Wm_Blake_Satan_and_God_watercolor.jpeg} William Blake, "Satan Before the Throne of God"
    “Hast thou considered my servant Job,” the Lord Yahweh boasts, “that there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth G-d, and escheweth evil?”
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    for Job isprays and sacrifices and tends to the greatest manrules of Hispiety with more sincerity, with more devotion and care, than does any other human of G-d's creation.
    But Yahweh’s rhetorical question does not simply ring out through the cold, black reaches of His universe. A challenge like that exacts a response, a reaction, the beginning of a conversation. G-d makes Himself vulnerable, and Satan answers.
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  5. page Questing for Job -- Prologue edited ... ... a person very much like you, who appreciates life and embraces its joys and sorrows. Then…
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    ... a person very much like you, who appreciates life and embraces its joys and sorrows.
    Then without warning The World changes.
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    if G-d agrees tojoins a Game of Dice, withlaying down a human’s destiny as theHis wager.
    At some point you are or will be this human being – whether man or woman, young or old, naive or wise.
    Enter Job's story.
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Thursday, January 19

  1. page The Flower War edited ... Excerpts from "Shooting Stars," an Aboriginal legend retold by C.W. Peck in his 1925…
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    Excerpts from "Shooting Stars," an Aboriginal legend retold by C.W. Peck in his 1925 book, Australian Legends.
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  2. page GB - The Road 44 edited ... {WLANL_-_andrevanb_-_kist_uit_de_1ste_eeuw_na_Chr._(2) copy.jpg} As promised, within the eye…
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    As promised, within the eye’s field all waxes transparent.
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  3. page Questing for Job -- VI edited ... The beggar erupts then, right out of his skin, and before Job stands a transfigured Satan who …
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    The beggar erupts then, right out of his skin, and before Job stands a transfigured Satan who shouts lustily, "As this bread is burnt and blackened, so will I make thy body; in one hour I will lay thee desolate."
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