Theme = ‘remembrance’
Samuel set up a stone to remind God’s people of how God had helped them, so they would remember to keep saying thank you to God.
There is a time for everything – but do we make time for God?
Job’s disease-ridden eyes are opened to see the beauty of God: no wonder his heart yearns within him.
It wasn’t the act of going that demonstrated the Samaritan leper’s faith, it was the act of coming back - coming back to Jesus to say thank you.
‘Everything happens for a reason’? Nonsense. Everything has its time, true, but that doesn’t mean everything is good. Wisdom tells us how it is: but it is not all there is.