Thursday, June 6, 2013

Horrible Responsibility #10

Now the LORD God appointed a plant and made it come up over Jonah... Jonah 4:6

God,

Are there missed opportunities? Could I miss out on something?

If yes, then others could conceivably suffer because I missed your leading. If no, then doesn't that mean there are no opportunities? No possibilities?

I guess it's the same-old, same-old: determinism versus free will... but it's harder when it has a personal context. It hurts to contemplate.

And so I give it to you.

But when dawn came up the next day, God appointed a worm that attacked the plant, so that it withered. Jonah 4:7

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