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Job 38 – 42

Job 38 After Elihu teaches wisdom to the four men, the Eternal speaks to them directly Job 38:1 Then the LORD answered Job out of the whirlwind [storm cloud], and said, 38:2 Who is this that darkeneth counsel by words without knowledge? 38:3 Gird up now thy loins like a man; for I will demand […]

Job 35 – 37

Job 35:1 Elihu spake moreover, and said, 35:2 Thinkest thou this to be right, that thou saidst, My righteousness is more than God’s? 35:3 For thou saidst, What advantage will it be unto thee? and, What profit shall I have, if I [repent and be cleansed] be cleansed from my sin? 35:4 I will answer […]

Job 32 – 34

Job 32 Elihu Speaks Job 32:1 So these three men ceased to answer Job, because he was righteous in his own eyes. 32:2 Then was kindled the wrath of Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite, of the kindred of Ram: against Job was his wrath kindled, because he justified himself rather than God. 32:3 […]

Job 30 – 31

Job 30 Job’s Test of Suffering Job 30:1 But now they that are younger than I have me in derision, whose fathers I would have disdained to have set with the dogs of my flock. Job complains, I was old and respected for wisdom and now because of my trial even the foolish young men […]

Job 26 – 29

Job 26 Job Responds Job agrees that God is mighty and asks: Can you help a man against God? Can any man resist God? Job speaks of the might and wisdom of God; insisting that he would not sin against God. Job 26:1 But Job answered and said, 26:2 How hast thou helped him that […]

Job 22 – 25

Eliphaz: Third Discourse Eliphaz lists the deeds and the end of the wicked, and then accuses Job of sin. Job responds by saying that he well knows the deeds and the end of the wicked, and has therefore kept himself from sin. Eliphaz asks: What is a man that God is mindful of him? He […]

Job 19 – 21

Job 19 Job Answers Bildad’s Second Discourse Job 19:1 Then Job answered and said, 19:2 How long will ye vex my soul, and break me in pieces with words? 19:3 These ten times have ye reproached me: ye are not ashamed that ye make yourselves strange to me. Job declares that IF he has sinned […]

Job 16 – 18

Job 16 The Second Discourse Job Answers Eliphaz Job complains that his friends are no comfort and that they accuse him wrongfully. Job 16:1 Then Job answered and said, 16:2 I have heard many such things: miserable comforters are ye all. Job admits that he would accuse his friends in the same manner if their […]

Job 12 – 15

Job 12 Job Answers Job 12:1 And Job answered and said, 12:2 No doubt but ye are the people, and wisdom shall die with you. Job complains that the just [godly] are laughed at when they have trials. 12:3 But I have understanding as well as you; I am not inferior to you: yea, who […]

Job 8 – 11

Job 8  Bildad Speaks and Job Answers Him Job is humble before God, for God himself declared Job to be perfect in Job 1. The book of Job is about the age old question of why God allows the righteous to suffer in this life. Job is accompanied by Ecclesiastes in the inquiry into this  questions of […]

Job 4 – 7

Job 4 Eliphaz the Temanite tries to answer Job. Job 4:1 Then Eliphaz the Temanite answered and said, 4:2 If we assay to commune with thee, wilt thou be grieved? [Will you listen to us?] but who can withhold himself from speaking? Eliphaz said that he [Job] has taught and helped many and now that […]

Job 1 – 3

Introduction The theme of the book of Job is the majesty and wisdom of God, and the folly of human pride and self-justification against God. The Book of Job is close to Ecclesiastes in its format of reasoning about the higher questions of life. Why does a loving God allow suffering? Why does God allow […]

Jeremiah 12 – 13

Jeremiah 12 Jeremiah asked why the wicked prosper and the righteous who seek to learn and keep the whole Word of God suffer.  This question is also addressed by David in the Psalms, by Solomon in Ecclesiastes and by Job. Jeremiah 12:1 Righteous art thou, O LORD, when I plead with thee: yet let me […]

Jeremiah 4 – 5

Jeremiah 4 When physical Israel and Judah repent at the coming of Messiah the Christ, they will again be planted in Palestine and shall remain on their land as long as they are faithful to God. If the called out to a kind of spiritual Israel of the New Covenant sincerely repent and turn to […]

Isaiah 58 – 59

Isaiah 58 The job of God’s faithful is to set a godly example and to teach others true godliness, beginning with the brethren teaching their own families and the elders teaching all of the brethren and the general public.   Isaiah 58:1 Cry aloud, spare not, lift up thy voice like a trumpet, and shew my […]

Isaiah 56 – 57

Isaiah 56 Today’s Spiritual Ekklesia calls the seventh day Sabbath holy; and in this latter day they regularly pollute it by cooking, going to restaurants and otherwise working or paying others to work on the Sabbath. Neglect of the sanctity of the Sabbath was a major reason why God sent Israel and Judah into captivity […]