Lessons from Job

Lessons from Job Rabbi Michael Weiner

Job on Blamelessness

As one begins studying the Book of Job (Iyov), they are immediately impacted with a moral concept which for most, if not all, seems to be a human impossibility. In the first verse of Job, we are reminded that Job is “blameless” where it states,

There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job. Now that man was blameless and upright; he feared God and  shunned evil.

But what does it mean to be called blameless, and is this really something we can actually accomplish? When God calls us  as Messianic believers to be blameless, is He presenting an impossible demand, which could never be accomplished? After  all, in Romans 3:23 are we not all reminded that all have sinned and have fallen short of the glory of God? Which is it?

Read the full article here: Issue 33