Then Job arose, and rent his mantle, and shaved his head, and fell down on the ground, and worshipped,…
1. A godly man will not let nature work alone, he mixes or tempers acts of grace with acts of nature.
2. Afflictions send the people of God home unto God; afflictions draw a godly man nearer unto God.
3. That the people of God turn all their afflictions into prayers, or into praises. When God is striking, then Job is praying; when God is afflicting, then Job falls to worshipping. Grace makes every condition work glory to God, as God makes every condition work good to them who have grace.
4. It becometh us to worship God in an humble manner.
5. That Divine worship is God's peculiar.
Parallel VersesKJV: Then Job arose, and rent his mantle, and shaved his head, and fell down upon the ground, and worshipped,