Archive for the ‘devotional’ Category

Job 37:6: “For He says to the snow, ‘Fall...

September 29th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
The Book of Job is the record of God allowing Satan to bring difficulty ...

Job 36:26: “Behold, God is great, and we do...

September 28th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
As Elihu continued his rebuke of Job, he correctly stated that "God is great, ...

Job 35:8–9: “Your wickedness affects a man...

September 27th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Because Job claimed that he had examined himself and found nothing worthy of such ...

Job 34:37: “For [Job] adds rebellion to his sin;...

September 26th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Elihu's speech against Job continued. Elihu accused Job of being in open rebellion against ...

Job 33:33: “If not, listen to me [Elihu]; hold...

September 25th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Elihu was very confident that he understood the ways of God. Without any trace ...

Job 32:6: “So Elihu, the son of Barachel the Buzite,...

September 24th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
In this chapter we discover that there were others listening to the dialogue going ...

Job 31:1: “I [Job] have made a covenant with...

September 23rd, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
In Job 31, Job defended his righteousness, telling how he had lived his life ...

Job 30:31: “My harp is turned to mourning,...

September 22nd, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Job had lost everything and all he could do was weep and sing the ...

Job 29:1–3: “Job further continued his discourse,...

September 21st, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Job was longing for the good-old days, for the days when he felt God ...

Job 28:12–13 “But where can wisdom be found?...

September 20th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
While the human race has gained and continues to gain an ever-increasing amount of ...

Job 27:11–12: “I [Job] will teach you about...

September 19th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Job continued to assert his innocence in answer to his friends' charge that he ...

Job 26:7: “He stretches out the north over...

September 18th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Job’s friends had been hammering him chapter after chapter, condemning him and telling him ...

Job 25:6: “How much less man, who is a maggot,...

September 17th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
The more Job lamented, the more his counselors pointed their fingers at him, accusing ...

Job 24:25: “Now if it is not so, who will prove...

September 16th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
The arguments Job's friends brought over and over again against him were simply not ...

Job 23:10: “But He knows [the path] that I...

September 15th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Eliphaz mentioned God and gold in the last chapter: "Yes, the Almighty will be ...

Job 22:8: “But the mighty man possessed the...

September 14th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Eliphaz again condemned Job; this time accusing him of oppressing the poor and needy. ...

Job 21:7–8: “Why do the wicked live and become...

September 13th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Job's friends had exhausted him with their continued argument that the wicked never prospered ...

Job 20:27–29: “The heavens will reveal his...

September 12th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Zophar took up his argument against Job again, claiming that God would make a ...

Job 19:25–26: “For I [Job] know that my Redeemer...

September 11th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
In the face of all his friends' condemnation, Job held on to one truth: ...

Job 18:21: “Surely such are the dwellings of...

September 10th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Bildad attacked his friend Job for the second time. His flawed theology was that ...

Job 17:9: “Yet the righteous will hold to his...

September 9th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Job realized that if believers who found themselves in similar situations remained strong, remained ...

Job 16:1–2: “Then Job answered and said:...

September 8th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Job informed his friends he'd heard all the miserable statements they were telling him, ...

Job 15:14: “What is man, that he could be pure?...

September 7th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Job's comforters had been taking turns hurling insults at him; and in chapter 15, ...

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September 6th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Job asked God a penetrating question, one that brings us face-to-face with the common ...

Job 13:23–24: “How many are my [Job] iniquities...

September 5th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Job turned his appeal from his friends, who were not helping him at all, ...

Job 12:10: “In whose hand is the life of every...

September 4th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
In chapter 12, Job responded to his "friend's" simplistic formulas and bad theology. They ...

Job 11:4: “For you [Job] have said, / `My doctrine...

September 3rd, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
The last "counselor," Zophar the Naamathite, stepped up to interrogate Job, bringing the same ...

Job 10:20–22: “Are not my days few? / Cease!...

September 2nd, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Job was struggling and saying something like, "Let my last few days be in ...

Job 9:32–33: “For He [God] is not a man,...

September 1st, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
God is not human. He is not a flawed man that we can simply ...

Job 8:1–3: “Then Bildad the Shuhite answered...

August 31st, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Job's second friend-accuser, Bildad, also tried to convince Job that his suffering was the ...

Job 7:20–21: “Have I [Job] sinned? / What...

August 30th, 2020 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Job was a godly man. He wasn't walking in any willful sin, and God ...