God giveth and God taketh away
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I have been trying to figure out the meaning behind the lord giveth and the lord taketh away. Actually your understanding is somewhat superficial. Job was trusting in his own righteousness rather than simply trusting in God. Only God is righteous, so when you trust in God alone, by faith you have the righteousness of God. Just like a Father who tells his teenage daughter "you can't ride this motercycle with out a helmet" she's upset We rejoice when God gives or we see a miracle from God, but do we rejoice when he takes something for our own good God's not only in the giving but the taking too.
The song is about the role drugs play in the process of making music. When asked in an interview if it is easier to make music on drugs, Josh Homme said "Well I think we have a song that about this subject called First they Giveth, then They Taketh away, and I think at first you can draw inspiration and then eventually, it negates any inspiration. It has become altered to a popular idiom generally used out of Job's context, "The Lord giveth, and the Lord taketh away" 2. This in turn became, "First it giveth, then it taketh away. There are also some backstage scenes included.
Genesis In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground; for out of it wast thou taken: for dust thou art , and unto dust shalt thou return. Psalm For when he dieth he shall carry nothing away: his glory shall not descend after him. Ecclesiastes As he came forth of his mother's womb, naked shall he return to go as he came, and shall take nothing of his labour, which he may carry away in his hand. Job But he said unto her, Thou speakest as one of the foolish women speaketh. In all this did not Job sin with his lips. Genesis And Jacob's anger was kindled against Rachel: and he said, Am I in God's stead, who hath withheld from thee the fruit of the womb? Ecclesiastes Every man also to whom God hath given riches and wealth, and hath given him power to eat thereof, and to take his portion, and to rejoice in his labour; this is the gift of God.
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It is a give and take world. As it was created by our Father, I will give Him praise even when He takes from me. Blessed be the name of the Lord! That truly touched my heart and opens up peoples minds about the life styles they are living, I have been living one of those life's but I know with Jesus's help I can achieve true happiness threw him in greatness. I needed this after knowing my car would soon be repossessed.. I needed to read this after finding out my car is going to be repossessed any day now, praise be to God..
THE LORD GIVETH AND THE LORD TAKETH AWAY-ORIGINAL SONG BY: MOUNTAIN BOY JERRY