I have heard a rebuke that insults me, and my understanding makes me reply (Job 20:3 CSB).
Zophar couldn’t accept from Job that it was possible that he could be wrong and was more concerned about his reputation than he … Read the rest
But I know that my Redeemer lives, and at the nd he will stand on the dust (Job 19:25 CSB).
In the midst of suffering and confusion, Job declares the bottom line to his existence. Job knew of his Redeemer: … Read the rest
Indeed, such is the dwelling of the unjust man, and this is the place of the one who does not know God (Job 18:21 CSB).
Bildad judges Job and falsely accuses him of not even knowing God, saying that if … Read the rest
But come back and try again, all of you. I will not find a wise man among you (Job 17:10 CSB).
If all we have to depend on our friends as family as our only source of wisdom, then we, … Read the rest
Even now my witness is in heaven, and my advocate is in the heights! My friends scoff at me as I weep before God. I wish that someone might argue for a man with God just as anyone would for … Read the rest
Listen to me and I will inform you I will describe what I have seen (Job 15:17 CSB).
“Know-it-all Eliphaz” insists that he knows what he is talking about. He continues to tell Job that wicked men suffer; therefore, … Read the rest
As water wears away stones and torrents wash away the soil from the land, so you destroy a man’s hope (Job 14:19 CSB).
In Job 13 we read that Job chose to hope in God no matter the situation, … Read the rest
Even if he kills me, I will hope in him. I will still defend my ways before him. (Job 13:15 CSB).
How many of us would choose to hope in God even in great pain and affliction? Job’s faith is … Read the rest
Wisdom and strength belong to God; counsel and understanding are his (Job 12:13 CSB).
Though Job doesn’t know the reason for his suffering, he chooses to focus on what he does know. He knows that wisdom and power belong to … Read the rest
Know then that God has chosen to overlook some of your iniquity. (Job 11:6b CSB).
We see pieces of the truth mixed in Zophar’s harsh speech. Zophar is letting Job know that God graciously is not giving Job all he … Read the rest