Why Did I Lose My Job If God Loves Me (Paperback)Rick J Pritikin
ByRick J Pritikin
Size180 x 119 mm
Number of Pages128 pp
PublisherHarper Collins Christian Publishing
This Is for My Good?
In my distress I called to the Lord; I cried to my God for help. From his temple
he heard my voice; my cry came before him, into his ears. — Psalm 18:6
“It just can’t get any worse.”
How many times have you caught yourself saying this during your career tran-
sition? For me, it has been more times than I care to admit. And if I’m completely
candid, my very next line is usually, “How much more, Lord? How much longer
must I wait for a breakthrough?”
I often wonder why the Lord doesn’t just reveal to me exactly where he wants
me to be. He has the power to do anything and everything, right? So why can’t he
just show me? Maybe the reason for this mystery is so that we will turn to him.
After all, what do we need the Lord for if we already know what will happen?
I, for one, find myself neglecting my Bible reading and prayer time when my
career journey is humming along on all cylinders. I simply don’t spend time
with the Lord every day as I should. When things are hitting bottom, however, I
guarantee that I will seek the Lord’s presence. Now the reason I seek God might
be to blame him for my circumstances. I might cry out, “If you love me, why did I
lose my job?” or “How much longer must I wait until I can provide for my family