Category Archives: Job

The Gospel According to Job

Today, I want to bring out this book, out into the spotlight.  It is a tremendous devotional that makes its way through the book of Job.  I have leaned on it, and it has held me nicely.  I challlenge you … Continue reading

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The Curious Case of Being Job

One of the most intriguing characters in the Bible is Job. Tempted and accused, ignored and maligned– he maintained a faith in God’s goodness when hell wanted to destroy him. His goodness should not be questioned oe diminished. “In the land of … Continue reading

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The Awful Pain of Job

“Oh, why give light to those in misery,     and life to those who are bitter? 21 They long for death, and it won’t come.     They search for death more eagerly than for hidden treasure. 22 They’re filled with joy when they finally … Continue reading

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Oh God, Why?

“Why have you made me your target?…Why do you hide your face?…Why should I struggle in vain?…Why does the Almighty not set times for judgment?…Why then did you bring me out of the womb?” Job 7:20, 13:24, 9:29, 24:1, 10:18 … Continue reading

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