Tag Archives: Job

Purer than Gold (Aug 27)

Job was wrestling with feelings of abandonment from God. He wanted to state his case before the Almighty, but he seemed unable to find him. Often the trials of life bring on such feelings of abandonment. “But if I go to the east, he is not there, if I go to the west I do not find him. When he is at work in the north, I do not see him; when he turns to the south, I catch no glimpse of him.” Continue reading

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No Easy Answers (Aug 23)

Job’s friends came with all the easy answers. In many cases, what they were saying would be true. But there are seldom “one size fits all” answers to life’s big questions. Job is a book about struggling with life’s mysteries when all the “right answers” don’t seem to fit. Continue reading

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Hard Times (Aug 21)

Bad things do happen to good people. Job is a perfect case in point. He was a blameless and upright man who feared God and shunned evil. Scrupulous about sin, he tried hard to follow God. God had blessed him with a great family. He lived comfortably and well. Then one day he lost it all. Continue reading

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When God Asks the Questions (Sept 1)

September 1 When God Asks the Questions Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 97:1-6 | Job 40:1 – 42:27 | 2 Corinthians 5:11-21 | Proverbs 22:14 Today’s Scripture Focus: Job 40-42 Job has asked his questions. He has finally said all that … Continue reading

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Hard Times (Aug 21)

Aug 21 Hard Times Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 90:11-17
 | Job 1:1 – 3:26 | 1 Corinthians 14:1-17 | Proverbs 21:25-26 Today’s Scripture Focus: 
Job 1-3 Bad things do happen to good people. Job is a perfect case in point. … Continue reading

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Hard Times (Aug 21)

Aug 21 Hard Times Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 90:11-17
 | Job 1:1 – 3:26 | 1 Corinthians 14:1-17 | Proverbs 21:25-26 Today’s Scripture Focus: 
Job 1-3 Bad things do happen to good people. Job is a perfect case in point. … Continue reading

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When God Asks the Questions (Sept 1)

September 1 When God Asks the Questions Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 97:1-6 | Job 40:1 – 42:27 | 2 Corinthians 5:11-21 | Proverbs 22:14 Today’s Scripture Focus: Job 40-42 Job has asked his questions. He has finally said all that … Continue reading

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Worthless Physicians (Aug 24)

August 24 Worthless Physicians Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalms 92:1-8 | Job 12:1 – 15:35 | 1 Corinthians 15:29-58 | Proverbs 21:30-31 Today’s Scripture Focus: Job 12-15 “You are worthless physicians, all of you! If only you would be altogether silent! … Continue reading

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No Easy Answers (Aug 23)

August 23 No Easy Answers Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 91:9-16 | Job 8:1-11:20 | I Corinthians 15:1-28 | Proverbs 21:28-29 Today’s Scripture Focus: Job 8-11 “So what’s new? I know all this” (Job 9:1 The Message) “God’s wisdom is so … Continue reading

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Under His Wings (Aug 22)

August 22 Under His Wings Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalms 91:1-8 | Job 4:1-7:21 | 1 Cor. 14:18-40 | Proverbs 21:27 Today’s Scripture Focus: Psalm 91 “Under his wings you will find refuge” (Psalm 91:4 ESV) I was struck by the … Continue reading

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