Category: 105: Wisdom Books

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 […]

Psalms 145 – 150

These Psalms are about the coming of Christ to establish the Kingdom of God over all the earth and later the coming of God the Father as pictured by the Feast of the Eighth Day.  God will give every person an opportunity to be delivered from bondage to Satan, sin and death; those who embrace […]

Psalms 141 – 144

Psalm 141 The godly put their trust and hope in the LORD their Deliverer  Psalm 141:1 Lord, I cry unto thee: make haste unto me; give ear unto my voice, when I cry unto thee. The prayers of the repentant and faithful are likened to incense which rises up to heaven as a sweet perfume to […]

Psalms 137 – 140

Psalm 137 A prophecy of a future – from David’s time – captivity in Babylon, and of sincere repentance and longing for Jerusalem the city of God the Almighty during that captivity   Longing for Jerusalem or the temple is an allegory of sincere repentance and longing for the God who chose that city.   The ancient […]

Psalms 134 – 136

Psalm 134 God our Creator and Deliverer; is worthy of praise forever more While the afternoon “Hour of Prayer” began the preparations for the evening sacrifice and the evening sacrifice was killed and prepared before the sun set, it was not offered [burned on the altar] until sunset. Psalm 134:1 Behold, bless [Serve, Obey and […]

Psalms 125 – 129

Psalm 125 A declaration of absolute trust in God to live by every Word of God, and confidence that those who do so will remain unmoved forever Psalm 125:1 They that trust in the LORD shall be as mount Zion, which cannot be removed, but abideth for ever. All those who put their trust in […]

Psalms 120 – 124

David wrote fifteen Psalms of Degrees [ascents or steps]  in preparation for the building of the temple by his son Solomon.  Once the temple was dedicated these Psalms were sung by the Levitical choir as they stood on the fifteen steps leading into the temple courtyard.  Each psalm represents a step closer to God in […]

Psalms 119:49 – 96

Zain 119:49 Remember the word unto thy servant, upon which thou hast caused me to hope. 119:50 This [God’s Word] is my comfort in my affliction: for thy word hath quickened [gives life] me. The zealous to live by every Word of God are despised by the rebellious and the lukewarm, yet the faithful continue […]

Psalms 119:1 – 48

Psalm 119 Introduction King James Version (KJV) The Law of Moses Many teach that we must keep the commandments, and by that they mean the Ten Commandments only. Many make a huge error by holding a distinction between the Law which God gave to Moses and the New Covenant, which they claim requires the Ten Commandments […]

Psalms 115 – 118

Psalms 115 to 118 were sung at the end of the Passover service Psalm 115 David writes that all glory belongs to God: God delivers those who cannot deliver themselves  Physical Israel could not come out of Egypt on their own and spiritual Israel cannot come out of sin on their own.  If we do […]

Psalms 109 – 114

Psalm 109 This is primarily a prophecy about Caiaphas the high priest and his plot to murder Jesus Christ  This Psalm curses Caiaphas and his descendants in the flesh until they rise for their judgment and are ashamed of what he had done in plotting the murder of the Christ. Psalm 109:1 Hold not thy […]

Psalms 107 – 108

Psalm 107 A prophecy and song of rejoicing over deliverance from bondage A prophecy of deliverance from Babylon for Judah and the latter day deliverance at the end of the tribulation by the coming of Messiah. Psalm 107:1 O give thanks unto the LORD, for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever. Physically […]

Psalms 106

Psalm 106 The Greatness of God Psalm 106:1 Praise ye the LORD. O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever. Who can declare all the wonders of God which are too many to number?  Who can praise God as much as he deserves? 106:2 Who can utter […]

Psalms 103 – 105

All through the sixth day of the Feast of Unleavened Bread, Israel trekked across the Red Sea and as the evening approached they came up out of the sea and began to rejoice over their deliverance as the Seventh day of the Feast began when the sun set.   This event is an allegory that God […]

Psalms 96 – 102

Psalm 96 A true New World Order will begin with the coming of Jesus Christ   Both physical and spiritual Israel will be delivered and the Word of God will be opened up to all nations and peoples.  God’s Spirit will be poured out on all flesh on a Feast of Pentecost (Joel 2:28), and all […]