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September 27, 2018: Day 47 – Proverbs 5

So does it strike you as a bit surprising that Solomon, who according to I Kings 11:3 had 700 wives and 300 concubines, is giving advice to his children about fidelity and not aligning themselves with adulteresses and loose women?  … Continue reading

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September 26, 2018: Day 46 – Proverbs 4

Once again we hear Solomon addressing his children and he speaks about how he was brought up in his household with wisdom.  So he would have been speaking about being brought up in King David’s household with all the turmoil … Continue reading

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September 25, 2018: Day 45 – Proverbs 3

So far the last two chapters have begun with the words: “My child…”  If it was Solomon writing then he would be writing to his children as they looked to take on the daunting task of preparing themselves for the … Continue reading

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September 24, 2018: Day 44 – Proverbs 2

Once again wisdom is lifted up as that after which we ought to strive.  We are told that we should seek after it as if it were more precious than gold or silver.  But even if we do seek it … Continue reading

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September 23, 2018: Day 43 – Proverbs 1

This book of the Bible is attributed to Solomon who is said to have written these words in 1:1, 10:1, 25:1.  In fact in many books of the Bible this is entitled the Proverbs of Solomon.  Keep in mind that … Continue reading

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September 22, 2018: Day 42 – Job 42

And Job lived happily ever after.  I think I am getting ahead of myself, but that is how vs.17 ends and thus ends the book of Job.  Interesting how we see Job actually repent and say that he was sorry … Continue reading

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September 21, 2018: Day 41 – Job 41

Wow, the Leviathan is a creature not to be messed with.  The difference between the Leviathan and the Behemoth is that the latter is docile and not hurting anyone and is happy to lay around and do nothing.  The Leviathan … Continue reading

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September 20, 2018: Day 40 – Job 40

We have our first back and forth between Job and God.  Notice, Job does not back down.  He doesn’t defend himself and he doesn’t melt into a puddle of humility which you might think a person would when they are … Continue reading

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September 19, 2018: Day 39 – Job 39

While the last chapter was primarily an account of God’s ability to create the earth and all the inanimate objects and plants, this next chapter is God’s providence over all of the wildlife of the earth.  We hear about goats, … Continue reading

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September 18, 2018: Day 38 – Job 38

The Lord responds, and boy does He respond.  All of the commentators say that his response is directed at Job and in fact we find that in the first verse.  His response in this chapter, at least, is divided into … Continue reading

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