Monthly Archives: September 2017

God Speaks; September 27, 2017


Job 33:14 “For God does speak—now one way, now another— though man may not perceive it.” This is actually one of the most fundamental messages of the Bible. On the face of it, it would seem improbable that the Creator … Continue reading

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Wisdom and Understanding; September 26, 2017


Job 32:8 But it is the spirit in a man, the breath of the Almighty, that gives him understanding. The Bible speaks of wisdom and understanding several places, perhaps most famously in Proverbs: “The fear of the Lord is the … Continue reading

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Learning from the Past; September 25, 2017


Job 8:8-9 “Ask the former generations and find out what their fathers learned, for we were born only yesterday and know nothing, and our days on earth are but a shadow.” When it comes to the Book of Job I … Continue reading

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Anxiety; September 24, 2017


Job 3:25-26 “What I feared has come upon me; what I dreaded has happened to me. I have no peace, no quietness; I have no rest, but only turmoil.” One of the important characteristics of Job is his honesty. He … Continue reading

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Receiving Everything from God; September 23, 2017


Job 2:10 He replied, “You are talking like a foolish woman. Shall we accept good from God, and not trouble?” In all this, Job did not sin in what he said. This is the fundamental question of the book of … Continue reading

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Materialism; September 22, 2017


Job 1:21 “Naked I came from my mother’s womb, and naked I shall depart. The Lord gave and the Lord has taken away; may the name of the Lord be praised.” There are a number of theological problems with the … Continue reading

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Participation; September 21, 2017


Nehemiah 12:43 And on that day they offered great sacrifices, rejoicing because God had given them great joy. The women and children also rejoiced. The sound of rejoicing in Jerusalem could be heard far away. The people’s joy came from … Continue reading

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