“What if Your blessings come thru raindrops
What if Your healing comes thru tears…
What if trials of this life are
Your mercies in disguise?”

“Blessings”, Blessings
Laura Story
Laura Story                   

“I have heard of you by the hearing of the ear, but now my eyes have
seen you.” (Job 42:5)

For some, life is a series of struggles.  Inexplicable, insurmountable hurt and frustration.  For them, it’s not enough to know that “suffering produces perseverance; and perseverance, character; and character, hope” (Romans 5:3-4). They want to know WHY.

They aren’t alone in their quest.  Job, who was a blameless and upright man, got hit with unthinkable disasters that affected him and his family.  He desperately questioned God and God’s goodness.  And yet, after all the tears, anguish, and pain, he was able to proclaim, “I have heard of you by the hearing of the ear, but now my eyes have seen you” (Job 42:5).  Job saw God thru his tears!  He talked with God in the midst of his misery!  He finally came near, and came to know, the Holy One, the Faithful One!

Could it be, that God in His great mercy allows tears so we may see Him more clearly?

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About The Author

Judy Edwards has been a part of the Christian music industry for over 15 years. She is currently employed by Salem Communications, working in Nashville, TN for their radio station networks and publishing division. She has led small group women’s Bible studies, as well as taught children’s Bible classes. She and her husband, Thad, reside in Nashville and attend Belmont Church. In their free time they enjoy sailing, traveling, and walking Wally, their rescue golden retriever. Judy created Look at the Lyrics™ to complement the message of Christian music. This is not a story behind the song. Portions of song lyrics used are for private, non-commercial use and educational purposes only. Look at the Lyrics™ devotionals do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of the referenced songwriters or artists.