Posted in January 2012

Total Trust

“Therefore I have uttered what I did not understand, things too wonderful for me, which I did not know.”  (Job 42:3b) As we end the book of Job we also end the month of January.  January in the Northeast is cold, dreary and dismal but as it ends we can start to see the early … Continue reading

January 30, 2012 – A Different Plan

Even though Moses grew up in the palace with  access to the best of Egypt Acts 7:22, he identified more with the Israelites than Pharaoh’s people. (Hebrews 11:24-28)  By all means he was comfortable in the palace but he knew God had another plan for him. God preserved him as a baby for a reason, not to be … Continue reading

January 27, 2012 Wisdom

Job 28:28 reads that the fear of the Lord is true wisdom; to forsake evil is real understanding. Proverbs 1:7 tells us the same thing. The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge. In the 28th chapter of Job, we are told that wisdom is found in God alone. He knows where it … Continue reading

January 25th – Joy Unspeakable!

  “For I have stayed on God’s paths; I have followed his ways and not turned aside.  I have not departed from his commands, but have treasured his words more than daily food” (Job.  23:  11, 12). This week I have been processing some things as I read through the Book of Job.  I’ve noticed … Continue reading

Is there Joy after Suffering?

“How long will you torture me?  How long will you try to crush me with your words?…” If I had to write a short synopsis of today’s reading it would sound something like:  Job complains, Zophar responds with self-righteousness and then Job complains again.  I must admit that I have a difficult time with the … Continue reading

January 23, 2012 – A Wresting Match

[Note to our e-mail subscribers: If you are reading the blog posts via e-mail, you are missing out. We invite you to hop on to our blog and read the comments. We promise you will be blessed!]   Then he said, “Let me go, for the day has broken.” But Jacob said, “I will not … Continue reading