Job 39–40

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 20: Thursday “Is it by your understanding that the hawk soars, Stretching his wings toward the south? Is it at your command that the eagle mounts up And makes his nest on high?” Job 39:26–27 Thursday’s Bible reading is Job 39–40. May God bless you as you read […]

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Bearing Burdens

While doing some reading on Job this weekend, I found this by Francis Andersen: “But God did not suspend each individual in isolation, to find fulfillment solely in communion with himself. God put each man with family and friends and things, with property and work. Only a false piety, a disdain for things as evil […]

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Job 37–38

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 19: Thursday Then the LORD answered Job out of the whirlwind and said, “Who is this that darkens counsel By words without knowledge? Now gird up your loins like a man, And I will ask you, and you instruct Me!” Job 38:1–3 Thursday’s Bible reading is Job 37–38. […]

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Job 35–36

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 18: Thursday In Thursday’s Bible reading is Job 35–36., Elihu continues speaking. This is another post to add to my list of catch up. The last few weeks have been quite difficult. I am at low ebb. Thanks for understanding, and I would appreciate your prayers. May God […]

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“My servant Job”

In the heading at the top,  “My servant Job”, is a page containing my posts on Job. I’ll be adding to it as I write more on the book. There’s a subheading under it titled, Help & Comfort, in which I’ve gathered a list of posts on adversity and suffering in the hope of offering […]

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Suffering & Lovingkindness

For the despairing man there should be kindness from his friend; Lest he forsake the fear of the Almighty. Job 6:14 Because I’ve been writing about the book of Job, my husband asked if I could summarize the most important ways to help someone who is suffering. I think Job 6:14 gives us the crux […]

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Job 33–34

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 17: Thursday Thursday’s Bible reading is Job 33–34. This is another post to add to my list of catch up. The last few weeks have been quite difficult. Thanks for understanding. May God bless you as you read His Word. _________ Isaiah 42 Photograph: ChristianPhotos.net – Free High […]

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Job 31–32

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 16: Thursday “The words of Job are ended.” Job 31:40b Thursday’s Bible reading is Job 31–32. This is another post to add to my list of catch up. Thanks for understanding. May God bless you as you read His Word. _________ Isaiah 42 Photograph: ChristianPhotos.net – Free High […]

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Job 29–30

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 15: Thursday And Job again took up his discourse and said, “Oh that I were as in months gone by, As in the days when God watched over me; When His lamp shone over my head, And by His light I walked through darkness…” Job 29:1–3 Thursday’s Bible […]

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Psalms 42–44: Oppression & Despair

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 15: Wednesday “My tears have been my food day and night, While they say to me all day long, “Where is your God?” These things I remember and I pour out my soul within me For I used to go along with the throng and lead them in […]

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Job 27–28

Read the Bible in 2011–2021* ◊ Week 14: Thursday Then Job continued his discourse and said, “As God lives, who has taken away my right, And the Almighty, who has embittered my soul, For as long as life is in me, And the breath of God is in my nostrils, My lips certainly will not […]

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Job 25–26: Insight & Empathy

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 13: Thursday Then Job responded, “What a help you are to the weak! How you have saved the arm without strength! What counsel you have given to one without wisdom! What helpful insight you have abundantly provided! To whom have you uttered words? And whose spirit was expressed […]

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Job 23–24: Rebuttal & Understanding

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 12: Thursday Then Job replied, “Even today my complaint is rebellion; His hand is heavy despite my groaning. Oh that I knew where I might find Him, That I might come to His seat! I would present my case before Him And fill my mouth with arguments. I […]

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