Denied Desires: The Upward Integrity of Job & Why Decisions Matter

By Matthew Fretwell

Throughout life, humanity is pressed with decisions. Regardless of whether one chooses to make decisions or not, one will be made. The harder the decision, the better one is to make the right choice by thinking through it. Within the book of Job in the Old Testament, in chapter 31, the reader is provided with a rare glimpse into the life of God’s servant. This chapter is commonly labeled “Job’s Final Appeal.” He lays out his testimony before his friends, that he has made conscious decisions to walk the right way before God and man. Based on the Biblical blueprint of Job, the “Job 31 man,” rises as the counterpart to the Proverbs 31 woman. “Denied Desires is an open, honest, candid, and relevant writing for all.” See more