Tagged with Job

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 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 20, 2012 Discipline

Since my word for 2012 is discipline I thought it was only appropriate that I dig a little deeper into Job 5:17 – But consider the joy of those corrected by God! Do not despise the discipline of the Almighty when you sin. For though He wounds, He also bandages. He strikes but he also … Continue reading

January 9 – Why?

Today’s reading is from Job 21 – 23.   May I make a confession? I winced when I saw that my reading schedule has Job so soon after Genesis 11. I wanted to read about Abraham and his faith, about Isaac and his bride, about Jacob and the striped, speckled or whatever goats (well, maybe … Continue reading