Posts Tagged 'Job'

Job Saw God

September 4th, 2019

Job Saw God

Job 42:5 (KJB) I have heard of thee by the hearing of the ear: but now mine eye seeth thee.

Job had heard things about God.  Likely even heard the voice of God.  This next statement is jaw-dropping- Job saw God.  Somehow, someway God was present on this earth.

Was this a sudden apparent manifestation of God?

Was this a vision that Job had of God?

The text recorded is not clear of the logistics surrounding this, but it leaves ...

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The Wisdom of Job

August 18th, 2019

The Wisdom of Job

Job 27:8 (KJB) For what is the hope of the hypocrite, though he hath gained, when God taketh away his soul?

Here is another powerful statement which was given by a person who lived life to the fullest with God.  This man Job placed his trust in God, despite his circumstances in this world.  Job’s life did not involve petty spiritual issues or lightweight conditions and quite frankly, his life became very miserable and bleak in losing most ...

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Ready to Burst Forth

June 5th, 2019

Ready to Burst Forth

Job 32:19 (KJB) Behold, my belly is as wine which hath no vent; it is ready to burst like new bottles.

Elihu could not contain himself.  He was ready to burst forth in giving his “humble” opinion.  He likened himself to a bottle of wine in ancient times which when fermented could pop open and burst its contents forth.

Perhaps you can relate to a time or two you were impatiently waiting to give your opinion to ...

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Job Understood His Spiritual Poverty

February 09, 2019

Job Understood His Spiritual Poverty

Job 9:20 (KJB) If I justify myself, mine own mouth shall condemn me: if I say, I am perfect, it shall also prove me perverse.

Though Job was an ancient man, he understood his own poverty.  He knew that there was nothing in him or about him that was special or remarkable.  Quite the opposite in fact.  Job realized that apart from God he was nothing or had nothing of value in and of himself.

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