Category Archives: Relationships

Life Lessons from Job

Job is 42 chapters long. Few see much worth in them, but there are life lessons here that are invaluable! The first is that bad things happen to good people! Such as what happened to Job was not his fault, … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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King David Returns to the Throne

Read 105.) II Samuel 19:5 thru 20:26. With the army of Israel defeated, and Absalom, David’s rebellious third-born dead; it’s time now to bring David back to Jerusalem and to his throne. But, first, see how that Joab needs to … Continue reading

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