God cannot be managed

Job’s friends have theories about God.  They think they understand God.  But these theories can’t explain the reality of  Job’s situation. These theories attempt to place God in a box, to reduce God to someone they can control. But in Job 12, it is clear that God cannot be managed. “To God belong wisdom and power; counsel … More God cannot be managed

November 13 Job 12

November 13 Job 12 (ESV) Job Replies: The Lord Has Done This 12:1 Then Job answered and said: 2 “No doubt you are the people, and wisdom will die with you. 3 But I have understanding as well as you; I am not inferior to you. Who does not know such things as these? 4 I am a laughingstock to my … More November 13 Job 12

November 12 Job 11

November 12 Job 11 (ESV) Zophar Speaks: You Deserve Worse 11:1 Then Zophar the Naamathite answered and said: 2 “Should a multitude of words go unanswered, and a man full of talk be judged right? 3 Should your babble silence men, and when you mock, shall no one shame you? 4 For you say, ‘My doctrine is pure, and … More November 12 Job 11