Category Archives: Job

Hand On Mouth

Sticks and stones may break my bones . . . but when the Almighty’s name-calling, it’s gotta hurt! Not that God harmfully throws down insults from heaven, but the One who searches the soul and spirits of men will reveal … Continue reading

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Out of the Storm

It had worked! Kinda’. Job had wanted a one-on-one with God, and He got it. But it wasn’t quite what he had in mind. Heaven rolled back its curtain. The courtroom door was opened and Job’s case was on the … Continue reading

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Stand Still

Some thoughts from 2010 that I’m needingĀ and heeding this morning . . . ————————————————————————- There’s something about reading Job that, for me at least, sets a me bit back on my heals. Not so much chapters 1 and 2 in … Continue reading

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When God Watched Over Me

You wonder if Job’s just getting tired. Apart from the chronic pain sapping his strength, there’s the incessant drip of his miserable comforters telling him to ‘fess up and admit that what he’s going through must be because of the … Continue reading

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Job and Jesus

Back in routine (sort of) after spending the latter part of last week back in B.C. with my grandkids (their parents were there too . . . I think). And, this morning, I’m partaking of Job and Jesus. I’m keenly … Continue reading

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More Than Just a Hired Hand

Job’s problem wasn’t with the sovereignty of God. He’d already conceded that God, because He is God, could give and take away as He determined. Job wasn’t disputing the legitimacy of God’s rule over man, or the reality of His … Continue reading

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Speaking Directly to God

Really, he wasn’t asking for a lot. He wasn’t pleading for things to somehow go back to the way they were. Wasn’t demanding to have his wealth or health back. Wasn’t seeking a Lazarus type of miracle that his family … Continue reading

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