Job 7:1-4, 6-7; Psalms 147:1-6; I Corinthians 9:16-19, 22-23; Mark 1:29-39
There is a story about a couple who had been married for more than thirty years. One evening, when the husband returned from work, he found his wife packing. “What in the world are you doing?” he asked. “I can’t handle it any more,” she replied. “I’m tired of all the bickering and arguing and complaining that’s been going on between us all these years, I’m leaving.” Whereupon, the startled husband suddenly dashed to the bedroom, pulled a suitcase out of the closet, filled it with his belongings and ran after his wife, saying, “I can’t handle it any more either. I’m going with you.”
The Old Testament Book of Job tells the story of a man named Job who is at a point in his life where he can’t handle it anymore. He expresses himself as a man without hope. In Chapter Seven he complains that life is a “drudgery” … that his eyes “will never see joy again” … that he can…
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