The Mere Edges of His Ways

We think we can know God. And we can, because God has revealed himself through the world he created, through the book he wrote, and through the Son he sent.

Even then, you have to wonder how much of God we really know. Certainly we know enough to understand what it takes to have a relationship with him now and forever. But if God really is who the Bible says he is, then we really know very little of him. At best we know “the mere edges of his ways.”

That’s the profound conclusion Job comes to in the ancient book that bears his name. After hearing his friends prattle on, offering advice in the wake of Job’s misery, the afflicted one reflects on the power and majesty of God in relationship to his creation. From the book of Job, chapter 26, here are some beautiful descriptions, not of some mythic god, but of the all-powerful, all-wise, eternal, immortal God of the universe:

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