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Re-educated AVC right hand of Bishop Roger Chung Jaomalaza lifts up to praise the Lord for the first time .
January 19, 2010

[Diocese of Antsiranana - Indian Ocean] Job 19:17 My wife can't stand the smell of my breath, and my own brothers won't come near me.
Job 19:18 Children despise me and laugh when they see me.
Job 19:19 My closest friends look at me with disgust; those I loved most have turned against me.
Job 19:20 My skin hangs loose on my bones; I have barely escaped with my life.
Job 19:21 You are my friends! Take pity on me! The hand of God has struck me down.
Job 19:22 Why must you persecute me the way God does? Haven't you tormented me enough?
Job 19:23 How I wish that someone would remember my words and record them in a book!
Job 19:24 Or with a chisel carve my words in stone and write them so that they would last forever.
Job 19:25 But I know there is someone in heaven who will come at last to my defense.
Job 19:26 Even after my skin is eaten by disease, while still in this body I will see God.
Job 19:27 I will see him with my own eyes, and he will not be a stranger. My courage failed because you said,
Job 19:28 "How can we torment him?" You looked for some excuse to attack me.
Job 19:29 But now, be afraid of the sword--- the sword that brings God's wrath on sin, so that you will know there is one who judges.