December 6 Job 29

December 6  Job 29 (ESV) Job’s Summary Defense 29:1 And Job again took up his discourse, and said: 2 “Oh, that I were as in the months of old, as in the days when God watched over me, 3 when his lamp shone upon my head, and by his light I walked through darkness, 4 as I was in … More December 6 Job 29

December 6 Joel 1

December 6  Joel 1 (ESV) 1:1 The word of the Lord that came to Joel, the son of Pethuel: An Invasion of Locusts 2 Hear this, you elders; give ear, all inhabitants of the land! Has such a thing happened in your days, or in the days of your fathers? 3 Tell your children of it, and let … More December 6 Joel 1

Christ’s open door

“I know your works—behold, I have set before you an open door, and no man can shut it—for you have a little strength, and have kept my word, and have not denied my name.”—Revelation 3:8 Here is encouragement from Horatio Bonar,  Scottish hymn writer and pastor: I. Christ’s open door. The figure here is probably … More Christ’s open door

Real or fake?

As the Father has loved me, so have I loved You. Continue You in my love.  If you keep My commandments, you shall abide in My love, even as I have kept my Father’s commandments and abide in His love.” —John 15:9-10 I know your works. You have the reputation of being alive, but you … More Real or fake?

Seeking true wisdom

Dr. Kim Riddlebarger comments on Job 28: Divine wisdom is therefore most fully revealed in special revelation–God’s speeches and acts of redemption. Such wisdom is codified in God’s law–particularly in the covenant of works God established with Adam in Eden, the specific terms of which are republished in the Ten Commandments. The realization that true … More Seeking true wisdom

December 5 Job 28

December 5 Job 28 (ESV) 28:1 “Surely there is a mine for silver, and a place for gold that they refine. 2 Iron is taken out of the earth, and copper is smelted from the ore. 3 Man puts an end to darkness and searches out to the farthest limit the ore in gloom and deep darkness. 4 He … More December 5 Job 28