Text: Job chapters 8, 18, & 25.
Bildad deals with God’s justice. But just like Eliphaz, he only gets half the picture. In the Gospel, God’s justice meets God’s love and mercy. If God is just but not merciful, we’re doomed. If God is merciful but not just, He is not holy. The Gospel frees us because God’s justice is fully met at the cross while we experience God’s tender mercies in our lives. Everything’s resolved and we understand that “it is for freedom that Christ has set you free.” (Galatians 5:1).