Monthly Archives: November 2017

What TO Do, and NOT to Do, When Trouble Comes

Read 258.) Job 25:1 thru 31:40. Job’s ‘friend,’ Bildad, will speak for his third and final time. It will be all of chapter 25, which is only 6 verses. Job will then reply, and it will take all of 6 … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, God, Old Testament, prayer, Relationships, Religion, repentance, Scripture, Spirituality, tribulation, wisdom, word of god | Leave a comment

Life IS Unfair, but God is Good!

Read 257.) Job 22:1 thru 24:25. Job’s ‘friend,’ Eliphaz, will now make his third and final effort to ‘sympathize’ with Job and speak words of ‘comfort’ to him. According to 2:11, that was why he came, but all his efforts … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Faith, God, judgment, Old Testament, Relationships, repentance, Scripture, Spirituality, tribulation, wisdom, word of god | Leave a comment

What is the Meaning of Suffering?

Read 255.) Job 15:1 thru 17:16 and 256.) Job 18:1 thru 21:34.  Each of Job’s friends will speak 3 times, and chapter 15 is Eliphaz addressing Job for his second time. And, he lights right into Job. As the old expression goes, “With … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, death, God, Jesus Christ, judgment, Old Testament, prayer, Relationships, resurrection, Satan, savior, Scripture, Spirituality, tribulation, wisdom, word of god | Leave a comment

Life Can Be So Unfair!

Read 253.) Job 8:1 thru 10:22, and 254.) Job 11:1 thru 14:22. Eliphaz has spoken, and badly misjudged and poorly advised Job. His best lines were found in 5:8-11. Further encouragement along that line would have been best. Now, Bildad … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, God, Old Testament, Relationships, Religion, Scripture, Spirituality, tribulation, wisdom, word of god | Leave a comment

Job, How Low Can You go?

Read 252.) Job 3:1 thru 7:21. These 5 chapters are a conversation between Job, and his first friend, Eliphaz. Chapter 1 ended with Job’s 3 friends coming to sympathize and comfort him, and the first thing they did was to … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, God, Old Testament, Scripture, Spirituality, tribulation, wisdom, word of god | Leave a comment

Job and the Issue of Suffering

Read 251.) Job 1:1 thru 2:13. These first 2 chapters are blockbusters! First, the story is of a man who lived long ago, perhaps as far back as the time of Abraham, which would have been some 1,500 years before … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Faith, God, God's promises, Old Testament, Relationships, Religion, Satan, Scripture, Spirituality, tribulation, wisdom, word of god | Leave a comment

King Nebuchadnezzar in Heaven? Really?!?!?

Read 250.) Ezekiel 29:17-21, Daniel 4:1 thru 37, Jeremiah 52:31 thru 34 and II Kings 25:27 thru 30. We have 4 passages, 3 are short. One is truly extraordinary! The 5 verses from Ezekiel 29 begins with our time clue, … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, God, God's promises, Heaven, Israel, Messiah, Old Testament, Prophecy, Religion, repentance, Salvation, Scripture, Spirituality, wisdom, word of god | Leave a comment