The House of the Prince

Behold, I know your thoughts and your schemes to wrong me. For you say, ‘Where is the house of the prince? Where is the tent in which the wicked lived?’ Have you not asked those who travel the roads, and do you not accept their testimony that the evil man is spared in the day of calamity, that he is rescued in the day of wrath?
Job 21:27–30
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The House of the Prince
Job confronts his friend was he speaks to their accusations.  They are guilty of circular logic.  Their claim is that only the wicked suffer, Job is suffering, therefore Job must be wicked.  Yet we know this not to be the case.  For the houses of worldly princes still stand intact, shining testimonies to their perceived greatness.  In our own lives we know this to be the case as well.  The pagan princes of government and industry still build palaces and monuments.  They live lives which are the envy of the world, and at their deaths parades and honors are given in their memory.  But these houses, no matter their brilliance and beauty, pale in comparison to the place prepared for us by the Prince of Peace. We have an eternal home built for us, prepared by the King of kings, waiting our arrival.  So, no matter the circumstance of our earthly existence, we share in the splendor and majesty of our Father’s house. “In my Father’s house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you?” (John 14:2)  
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