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Sometimes wisdom seems hard to find—like searching for gold in a dark mine. In this week's sermon, Ben addresses the challenge of finding wisdom, and shares an answer to a question we received this week via text.

  In this week's passage, Job declares that finding wisdom is more difficult than finding gold and jewels in a cave. He is tempted to despair. Thankfully, we have access to the New Testament, and have hope that Jesus is both the wisdom and the power of God to those who believe.  
Pastor Ben shares about the do's and don'ts of counseling others who experience suffering. Job's situation shows us how we can be mature in suffering and to prepare for the future storms of life. Just as listening is an important skill in communication, loving people well in the midst of difficulty is an important role of the church.

This week in our services, Ben began a sermon series from the book of Job called "When God Disappoints", dealing with the issue of suffering in human life. Human beings can be godly and grief-stricken at the same time. It is not a lack of...