‘Yet man is born to trouble
as surely as sparks fly upward.’

Job 5:7

That’s a rather depressing thought! No wonder Job called his friends miserable comforters!
Contrast with the words of the Lord Jesus: ‘I came that they may have life, and have it to the full.’ (Jn.10:10) That full, abundant and fulfilling life comes through transforming faith in the Lord Jesus and then living according to his ways.

Daily Reading: 1 Samuel 13