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?

The greatness of God is beyond our understanding

Dr. Kim Riddlebarger, with some comments to help us as we read Job 37 today: Having considered the greatness of God’s purposes, throughout the balance of chapters 36 and 37, Elihu is moved to praise God for all his goodness, seen throughout the glories of creation. “God is exalted in his power. Who is a teacher … More The greatness of God is beyond our understanding

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