Tag Archives: the Book of Job

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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May 4, 2016


Job 42:10 After Job had prayed for his friends, the Lord made him prosperous again and gave him twice as much as he had before. The way I read this, Job had to forgive his friends before God could/would restore … Continue reading

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May 3, 2016


Job 33:29-30 “God does all these things to a man— twice, even three times— to turn back his soul from the pit, that the light of life may shine on him.” Elihu is an interesting character in the Book of … Continue reading

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May 2, 2016


Job 22:21 “Submit to God and be at peace with him; in this way prosperity will come to you.” The biggest problem with this passage is that it was spoken by one of Job’s friends, and so is suspect. It … Continue reading

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April 30, 2016


Job 16:19-21 Even now my witness is in heaven; my advocate is on high. My intercessor is my friend as my eyes pour out tears to God; on behalf of a man he pleads with God as a man pleads … Continue reading

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August 29, 2013


Job 1:21-22 “Naked I came from my mother’s womb, and naked I will depart. The LORD gave and the LORD has taken away; may the name of the LORD be praised.” In all this, Job did not sin by charging … Continue reading

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