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An Advocate, Not an Arbiter

Not to minimize his pain, suffering, and confusion, but there’s a lot that Job wasn’t getting right as he entered deeper and deeper into debate with his friends. Although, by God’s own repeated testimony he was a man who “was … Continue reading

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On Our Behalf

Except for those few hours on the cross when He was forsaken–and that in a manner which I do not fully comprehend–the Son has ever been with the Father. Since before the foundation of the earth the Son has been … Continue reading

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Worn Out Yet Worshiping

What a contrast between two of my readings this morning. Job is overwhelmed by his many sores, his mental anguish, and his miserable comforters, and so says, “Surely now God has worn me out” (Job 16:7a). Mary, on the other … Continue reading

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