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 ... Continue Reading →
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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July 20, 2018
By the Breath of God
Job 37:9-10 (KJB) Out of the south cometh the whirlwind: and cold out of the north. 10 By the breath of God frost is given: and the breadth of the waters is straitened.
Elihu elegantly elaborates on and on about various weather cycles and patterns that come from God. Isn’t it an incredible thing to think upon that frost is given by the breath of God? Not only that, but he states through God’s divine ... Continue Reading →
May 29th, 2018
A Truly Wise Man is Inspired by God
Job 32:8-9 (KJB) But there is a spirit in man: and the inspiration of the Almighty giveth them understanding. 9 Great men are not always wise: neither do the aged understand judgment.
Inside every man is the Spirit of God. In a man who does not personally know God, His Spirit lies dormant, waiting to be awakened unto new spiritual life. In a man who has been quickened alive God’s spiritual essence ... Continue Reading →