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Job 1:21

Job 1:21

Job 1:21 – Naked I came from my mother’s womb, and naked I will depart. The Lord gave and the Lord has taken away; may the name of the Lord be praised. In this article, we will examine this verse from 2 angles – what are we and what is God; and build up an argument of how we can be like Job in our sufferings. Continue reading

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Job 42:2

Job 42:2

Job 42:1 – I know that you can do all things; no purpose of yours can be thwarted. In this study, we will focus on the epiphany that Job received in his 10 chapters of silence, and meditate upon the sovereignty of the Lord. Continue reading

Job 31:6

Job 31:6

Job 31:6 – let God weigh me in honest scales and he will know that I am blameless— In this study, we will focus our attention on the heavenly scale of God, and what it means for us. Continue reading

Job 13:15

Job 13:15

Job 13:15 – Though he slay me, yet will I hope in him; I will surely defend my ways to his face. In this study, we will example the faith that is behind this declaration – a faith that is not dependent on gifts, or blessings, or anything else. Continue reading

Job 13:12

Job 13:12

Job 13:12 – Your maxims are proverbs of ashes; your defenses are defenses of clay. In this study, we will examine how we humans are prone to apply many of our proverbs and much of our knowledge in the wrong way, and when used wrongly, how these proverbs end up as. Continue reading

Job 5:10

Job 5:10

Job 5:10 – He provides rain for the earth; he sends water on the countryside. In this study, we will look at the terms reserved by Eliphaz to describe the phenomenon of rain as he details to Job how great their God is. Continue reading

Job 1:3

Job 1:3

Job 1:3 – and he owned seven thousand sheep, three thousand camels, five hundred yoke of oxen and five hundred donkeys, and had a large number of servants. He was the greatest man among all the people of the East. In this study, we will look at how his possessions – and that he was the greatest man among all the East – meant anything in his subsequent reaction to his suffering. Continue reading

Job 42:13

Job 42:13

Job 42:13 – And he also had seven sons and three daughters. At the end of his suffering, after having prayed for his friends, God gave him twice as much as he had before. We know that God blessed Job with exactly double the amount of cattle that he had lost, but what about his children? Continue reading

Job 3:20

Job 3:20

Job 3:20 – Why is light given to those in misery, and life to the bitter of soul. In this study, we will look at one of Job’s ‘why’s and without trying to answer his question, we will attempt to understand the emotions behind his question. Continue reading

Job 1:6

Job 1:6

Job 1:6 – One day the angels came to present themselves before the LORD, and Satan also came with them. In this study we will tackle this controversial verse and the fairytale-like introduction regarding the episode of the spiritual realm. Continue reading