Archive for the ‘devotional’ Category

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

June 20th, 2017 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...

June 19th, 2017 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...

June 18th, 2017 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,...

June 17th, 2017 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...

June 16th, 2017 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...

June 15th, 2017 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...

June 14th, 2017 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...

June 13th, 2017 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...

June 12th, 2017 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...

June 11th, 2017 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...

June 10th, 2017 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...

June 9th, 2017 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:...

June 8th, 2017 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?...

June 7th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Job's comforters had been taking turns hurling insults at him; and in chapter 15, ...

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June 6th, 2017 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...

June 5th, 2017 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...

June 4th, 2017 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...

June 3rd, 2017 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!...

June 2nd, 2017 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,...

June 1st, 2017 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...

May 31st, 2017 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...

May 30th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Job was a godly man. He wasn't walking in any willful sin, and God ...

Job 6:14: “To him who is afflicted, kindness...

May 29th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Job rebuked his friend Eliphaz in this chapter because Eliphaz believed Job was suffering ...

Job 5:8–9: “But as for me [Eliphaz], I would...

May 28th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Eliphaz began to praise God's goodness, and his description of God would have been ...

Job 4:1–2: “Then Eliphaz the Temanite answered...

May 27th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Job was a godly man who was suffering. He had lost everything and was ...

Job 3:23–25: “Why is light given to a man...

May 26th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
The very worst fears Job could have imagined were coming to pass in his ...

Job 2:9–10: “Then [Job's] wife said to him,...

May 25th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Everything Job had, livestock, servants, children, his own health, were taken from him. Yet ...

Job 1:22: “In all this Job did not sin nor...

May 24th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
The Book of Job addresses the difficult question of why sometimes affliction after affliction ...

Esther 10:3: “For Mordecai the Jew was second...

May 23rd, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
According to secular history, King Ahasuerus was assassinated about 10 years later, in 465 ...

Esther 9:1: “Now in the twelfth month, that...

May 22nd, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
The new decree of Mordecai, which allowed the Jews to defend themselves, was written ...

Esther 8:7–8: “Then King Ahasuerus said to...

May 21st, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Even though Haman was dead, the Jews still weren't safe because Haman had tricked ...