Disaster pursues sinners, but the righteous are rewarded with good.
– Proverbs 13:21
At first glance, this passage does very little to comfort the faithful Christian when they are amid life’s challenges. And what about the unrepentant sinners enjoying celebrity status on TV?
A study of Job reveals life isn’t as black and white as this proverb leads us to believe. A good life will have some bad events and a bad life will have some good events.
Maybe the trick is to remember what the divine author has in mind for us. (James 5:7)