Be careful Job

Dr. Kim Riddlebarger comments on Job 35: In the opening words of chapter 35, Elihu continues to speak to Job, asking him to think about his charge that God has not vindicated him. “Then Elihu said: `Do you think this is just? You say, ‘I will be cleared by God.’ Yet you ask him, ‘What … More Be careful Job

December 15 Job 35

December 15  Job 35 (ESV) Elihu Condemns Job 35:1 And Elihu answered and said: 2 “Do you think this to be just? Do you say, ‘It is my right before God,’ 3 that 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. … More December 15 Job 35

December 14 Job 34:21-37

December 14 Job 34:21-37 (ESV) 21 “For his eyes are on the ways of a man, and he sees all his steps. 22 There is no gloom or deep darkness where evildoers may hide themselves. 23 For God [1] has no need to consider a man further, that he should go before God in judgment. 24 He shatters the mighty … More December 14 Job 34:21-37

December 13 Job 34:1-20

December 13  Job 34:1-20 (ESV) Elihu Asserts God’s Justice 34:1 Then Elihu answered and said: 2 “Hear my words, you wise men, and give ear to me, you who know; 3 for the ear tests words as the palate tastes food. 4 Let us choose what is right; let us know among ourselves what is good. 5 For Job has … More December 13 Job 34:1-20

December 12 Job 33:12-33

December 12 Job 33:12-33 (ESV) 12 “Behold, in this you are not right. I will answer you, for God is greater than man. 13 Why do you contend against him, saying, ‘He will answer none of man’s [1] words’? [2] 14 For God speaks in one way, and in two, though man does not perceive it. 15 In a dream, in … More December 12 Job 33:12-33

December 11 Job 33:1-11

December 11 Job 33:1-11 (ESV) 33:1 “But now, hear my speech, O Job, and listen to all my words. 2 Behold, I open my mouth; the tongue in my mouth speaks. 3 My words declare the uprightness of my heart, and what my lips know they speak sincerely. 4 The Spirit of God has made me, and the breath … More December 11 Job 33:1-11

No necessary connection between a wizened face and a wise heart

And Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite answered and said:     “I am young in years,         and you are aged;     therefore I was timid and afraid         to declare my opinion to you.     I said, ‘Let days speak,         and many years teach wisdom.’     But it is … More No necessary connection between a wizened face and a wise heart