The Purposes of God – Job 9:17

He batters me with a whirlwind
and multiplies my wounds without cause.

God never operates without a cause for He is the Ultimate Cause. Job’s comment is understandable given what he is enduring; however, God has a purpose for all of it – that He might display to the enemy Job’s undying faithfulness and bring glory to Himself by His servant.

I think Job’s point may be that he has done nothing to deserve this suffering and, in his case, he is right, regardless of what his “so-called” friends have concluded.

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