The Book of Job: (Un)Ending

The Book of Job: (Un)Ending

Job 42:1-17 1 Then Job answered the Lord: 2 “I know that you can do all things, and that no purpose of yours can be thwarted. 3 ‘Who is this that hides counsel without knowledge?’ Therefore I have uttered what I did not understand, things too wonderful for me, which I...
The Book of Job: (Un)Worthy

The Book of Job: (Un)Worthy

Job 35:1-16 1 Elihu continued and said: 2 “Do you think this to be just? You say, ‘I am in the right before God.’ 3 If you ask, ‘What advantage have I? How am I better off than if I had sinned?’ 4 I will answer you and your friends with you. 5 Look at the heavens and...
The Book of Job: (Un)Friended

The Book of Job: (Un)Friended

Job 25:1-6 1 Then Bildad the Shuhite answered: 2 “Dominion and fear are with God; he makes peace in his high heaven. 3 Is there any number to his armies? Upon whom does his light not arise? 4 How then can a mortal be righteous before God? How can one born of woman be...
The Book of Job: (Un)Hinged

The Book of Job: (Un)Hinged

Job 15:1-35S Today’s scripture reading is interspersed throughout the sermon… After a week like this one, I think a little humor is in order. Since we’re talking about becoming unhinged today…and hinges are are usually connected to doors…...
The Book of Job: (Un)Answered

The Book of Job: (Un)Answered

Job 9:1-35 1 Then Job answered: 2 “Indeed I know that this is so; but how can a mortal be just before God? 3 If one wished to contend with him, one could not answer him once in a thousand. 4 He is wise in heart, and mighty in strength —who has resisted him, and...
The Book of Job: (Un)Happiness

The Book of Job: (Un)Happiness

Job 3:1-26 1 After this Job opened his mouth and cursed the day of his birth. 2 Job said: 3 “Let the day perish in which I was born, and the night that said,‘A man-child is conceived.’ 4 Let that day be darkness! May God above not seek it, or light shine on it. 5 Let...
Two Preachers and a Trucker – God

Two Preachers and a Trucker – God

Job 38:1-4 1Then the Lord answered Job out of the whirlwind: 2 “Who is this that darkens counsel by words without knowledge? 3 Gird up your loins like a man, I will question you, and you shall declare to me. 4 “Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth?...