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)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?...
Simple Gifts – What Do We Require?

Simple Gifts – What Do We Require?

Matthew 6:24-33 24 “No one can serve two masters; for a slave will either hate the one and love the other, or be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and wealth. 25 “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or...
Simple Gifts – What Does the Lord Require

Simple Gifts – What Does the Lord Require

Micah 6:6-8 6 With what shall I come before the Lord, and bow myself before God on high? Shall I come before him with burnt offerings, with calves a year old? 7 Will the Lord be pleased with thousands of rams, with ten thousands of rivers of oil? Shall I give my...
Consider Job: Epilogue

Consider Job: Epilogue

Job 42:1-6, 10-17 1Then 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...