Job’s Trial


Job was a blessed man who loved the Lord
He had a happy family-seven sons and three daughters
Job had prospered too in animal husbandry
He had about eleven thousand animals in inventory

His children-like offspring of the wealthy had their stealthy parties
Where Job was an uninvited guest to the serial feasts
Though he was not going, he would not commit the sin of not knowing
Daily he made sacrifices for any sin that might have been
Committed by his frolicking kids while they sported

If a finite man who cannot foretell filial transgressions
Should by paternal love make such a provisional propitiation
It should not surprise us that God, knowing our lot
Slew the Lamb of God-a provision for redemption by blood
Before the world began and sin started it’s wicked span
Being infinite He foresaw all and made a propitiation by predestination
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