December 8 Amos 1-2

December 8 Amos 1-2 (ESV) 1:1 The words of Amos, who was among the shepherds [1] of Tekoa, which he saw concerning Israel in the days of Uzziah king of Judah and in the days of Jeroboam the son of Joash, king of Israel, two years [2] before the earthquake. Judgment on Israel’s Neighbors 2 And he said: “The … More December 8 Amos 1-2

J.C. Ryle: We must carry the cross if we would wear the crown

John 16:1-4 “I have said all these things to you to keep you from falling away.  They will put you out of the synagogues. Indeed, the hour is coming when whoever kills you will think he is offering service to God.  And they will do these things because they have not known the Father, nor … More J.C. Ryle: We must carry the cross if we would wear the crown

Job feels abandoned

Dr. Kim Riddlebarger on Job 30: Men who are regarded like dogs by polite society, now look down on Job. His present predicament and degree of suffering is almost beyond words. But what is worse, Job feels as though he’s been abandoned by God. In verses 16-23, Job cries out, “and now my life ebbs away; … More Job feels abandoned