The Fair-weather Friends of Job

This past week my Bible reading plan found me in the book of Job.  Usually I’m struck as I read it with the story of man who followed God with a whole heart, but endured great testing.  He lost his fortune and his family all in one day.  Then Satan came after his health saying that Job only served God because of his blessings. Job certainly proved the enemy wrong when he said to his wife, “should we accept only good things from the hand of God and never anything bad?”  (2:10)  She had counseled him to, “curse God and die.”    Job also said, “I came naked from my …