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)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...
Wandering, Wondering, and Seeking Wisdom – Part III

Wandering, Wondering, and Seeking Wisdom – Part III

Proverbs 4:5-9 5 Get wisdom; get insight: do not forget, nor turn away from the words of my mouth. 6 Do not forsake her, and she will keep you; love her, and she will guard you. 7 The beginning of wisdom is this: Get wisdom, and whatever else you get, get insight. 8...
Wandering, Wondering, and Seeking Wisdom – Part I

Wandering, Wondering, and Seeking Wisdom – Part I

Deuteronomy 26:1-11 1 When you have come into the land that the Lord your God is giving you as an inheritance to possess, and you possess it, and settle in it, 2 you shall take some of the first of all the fruit of the ground, which you harvest from the land that the...
Who Do You Say That I Am?

Who Do You Say That I Am?

Matthew 16:13-17 13 Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?” 14 And they said, “Some say John the Baptist, but others Elijah, and still others Jeremiah or one of the prophets.” 15...