DAILY DEVOTIONAL THURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 2020

Proverbs 13:23 Updated American Standard Version (UASV)
23 There is much food in the fallow ground of the poor,
    but it is swept away by injustice.

The contrast here in verse 23 seems to be the ever recurring one between honest poverty and dishonest wealth. However, it can also be a simple case of bad things happen to persons who have God’s blessing and work hard.

Why do bad things happen to persons who have God’s blessing and work hard?