Monthly Archives: August 2018

August 21, 2018: Day 10 – Job 10

This chapter is less of an answer and more of a complaint against the Lord.  The beginning of this chapter is not really the way that I would want anyone to handle the serious problems which they face in their … Continue reading

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August 20, 2018: Day 9 – Job 9

Job is given a chance to answer the statements that his friend, Bildad, made in the previous chapter.  He tells Bildad that he is correct, in that Job is not righteous.  Job’s doesn’t contend that he is righteous, but the … Continue reading

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August 19, 2018: Day 8 – Job 8

We find another friend of Job, Bildad the Shuhite, who tries to convince Job that he ought to repent and make himself right before the Lord.  His premise states that if you are just and righteous then the Lord will … Continue reading

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August 18, 2018: Day 7 – Job 7

Job’s words remind me of Psalm 137.  If you read through the entire Psalm then you can tell the agony of the author which takes him to the place where he wishes that the children of his persecutors would be … Continue reading

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August 17, 2018: Day 6 – Job 6

Job now begins his part of the “discussion”.  For me the meat of his statements are found in vs.14 where he states: “Those who withhold kindness from a friend, forsake the fear of the Almighty.”  Those are some pretty strong … Continue reading

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August 16, 2018: Day 5 – Job 5

Job’s friend continues to give him advice and insight into how God works.  It is somewhat ironic that Job who is considered one of the most righteous people on the earth, at least according to God, is given a sermon … Continue reading

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August 15, 2018: Day 4 – Job 4

Here is one of Job’s friends who tries to diplomatically tell him that he is suffering all of these calamities because he has offended God.  You can see that argument starting to form in vs.7 when he asks the question, … Continue reading

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August 14, 2018: Day 3 – Job 3

This is a classic chapter of lament.  Job curses the day that he was born…literally.  He asks that the day be blotted from history that no one would be able to mark it because the darkness and the light of … Continue reading

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August 13, 2018: Day 2 – Job 2

Once again we see that Satan is in the company of God…, that might be problematic to some at face value.  God kind of brags and says: Do you see how good Job is doing.  He hasn’t doubted me for … Continue reading

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August 12, 2018: Day 1 – Job 1

Just so that we are all on the same page in regards to the way that you pronounce this book of the Bible.  It ought to rhyme with strobe and not with lob.  I would hate for you to say … Continue reading

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