December 25 Job 42

December 25 Job 42 (ESV) Job’s Confession and Repentance 42:1 Then Job answered the Lord and said: 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 … More December 25 Job 42

We can never give God anything that is not already his

Who has first given to me, that I should repay him?         Whatever is under the whole heaven is mine. —Job 41:11 ESV  Or who has given a gift to him that he might be repaid? —Romans 11:35 Answer: Nobody. In other words, you can’t give to God anything that is not already his. If … More We can never give God anything that is not already his

Think your own right hand can save you?

Dr. Kim Riddlebarger comments on Job 40: Throughout the opening verses of chapter 40, the focus is on God’s sovereign work in redemption, often depicted throughout the Old Testament as YHWH’s outstretched hand. Job has no reason whatsoever to complain about how God does things. Yet in an eery way Job’s increasingly self-centered demand to be vindicated amounts … More Think your own right hand can save you?

December 22 Job 40

December 22 Job 40 (ESV) 40:1 And the Lord said to Job: 2 “Shall a faultfinder contend with the Almighty? He who argues with God, let him answer it.” Job Promises Silence 3 Then Job answered the Lord and said: 4 “Behold, I am of small account; what shall I answer you? I lay my hand on my mouth. 5 I have spoken once, … More December 22 Job 40