In the last passage, we saw that evil can come upon us at any time; that’s just the way it is. In this section, we will see that good can come upon us as well, and that we must not be so cautious about the potential of evil that we miss out on the good. This discussion begins with verse 3 of chapter 11 in which the laws of nature are used to illustrate the potential for bad times:
If clouds are full of water,
they pour rain on the earth.
Whether a tree falls to the south or to the north,
in the place where it falls, there it will lie.
Who knows exactly what will happen – who knows just where there will be rain, floods blizzards or danger? Nobody, that’s why we are being bombarded with warnings. This is the message of verse 3; you just never…
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