The story of Job is widely known. In Chap 2, we see the scene in heaven with the dialog between God and Satan and God says “Have you considered my servant Job, that there is none like him on the Earth, a blameless and upright man, who fears God and turns away from evil? He […]
Read More Righteous Determination
Well, today…almost unexpectedly it seems we finish Job. In the last few chapters of the book God continues to answer Job by reminding him of who God is – that nothing can compare to him and his knowledge and his strength…and that basically everything is because of him. “Who has first given it to me, […]
Read More Repentance and Restoration – Job Part 3
So…finally…38 Chapters into the story of Job – the LORD answers him. We’ve seen the unbelievable tragedy and suffering that Job is enduring, we’ve seen his 3 dopey friends try and sell him bad theology – that if you do what is right (and don’t go see R-Rated movies, and go to church a lot, […]
Read More Perspective in Trials | Dress like a man.
Into Job now… Besides verse 1:20 which just blows me away continually that after all the devastation, what does Job do? “…tore his robe, shaved his head, and fell on the ground and worshiped.” He WORSHIPED. He said “Blessed be the name of the Lord.” After everything that just happened in v13-19. He literally throws […]
Read More If only there were an arbiter!
I’m in Job. I’ll be you thought I was going to say I was in a pit? Nope, I’m in Job. In my Chrono read that is. Actually, I’m having a bit of a hard time slugging thru this book, it’s a bit less clear than I thought I recalled. I have to keep the […]
Read More Bringing us back from the pit
Day 5 of the “Chrono Read” has me smack dab in the middle of Job – and we see Job crying out to the Lord after getting some questionable advice from his friend. Job has lost his house, his family and now he is covered in itchy painful sores from his head to his toe, […]
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