Tag Archives: Job

God’s Word; September 21, 2022


Psalm 107:20 He sent forth his word and healed them; he rescued them from the grave. Like Psalm 106, this Psalm is a recounting of Israel’s history, but rather than tying in specific events, it describes generic situations that happened … Continue reading

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Job’s Joy; August 2, 2022


Job 6:10 Then I would still have this consolation– my joy in unrelenting pain– that I had not denied the words of the Holy One. Job went through a lot. Whether he actually existed or whether the book was written … Continue reading

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Suffering; March 11, 2022


Job 19:25-26 “I know that my Redeemer lives, and that in the end he will stand upon the earth. And after my skin has been destroyed, yet in my flesh I will see God.” This magnificent statement has naturally been … Continue reading

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Waiting in Hope; March 8, 2022


Job 13:15 “Though he slay me, yet will I hope in him; I will surely defend my ways to his face.” This is rightly one of the most famous verses in the Book of Job. It is a declaration of … Continue reading

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Knowledge; March 7, 2022


Job 11:7 “Can you fathom the mysteries of God?Can you probe the limits of the Almighty?” Zophar is now the third of Job’s friends to speak, but he too speaks only rhetorical questions, platitudes, and truisms, all couched in terms … Continue reading

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Secure Hope; March 6, 2022


Job 8:13 Such is the destiny of all who forget God; so perishes the hope of the godless. If Eliphaz was not a good friend to Job, Bildad was worse. However, he too speaks some truth, even if it’s misapplied. … Continue reading

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Depending on God; March 5, 2022


Job 6:13 “Do I have any power to help myself, now that success has been driven from me? Sometimes the kindest thing God can do for us is help us understand how utterly helpless we are without Him. Job’s redeeming … Continue reading

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The Book of Job; March 3, 2022


Job 4:6 “Should not your piety be your confidence and your blameless ways your hope?” I’ve never particularly cared for the Book of Job, largely because so much of it is made up of statements by Job’s friends, whom God … Continue reading

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Fellowship with God; June 8, 2021


Job 33:26 He prays to God and finds favor with him, he sees God’s face and shouts for joy; he is restored by God to his righteous state. This passage (14-30) is one of my favorites in the whole Book … Continue reading

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The Fear of the Lord; September 23, 2020


Job 33:29-30 “God does all these things to a man– twice, even three times– to turn back his soul from the pit, that the light of life may shine on him.” Elihu is a very interesting character in Job, because … Continue reading

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