Tag Archives: robe of righteousness

A Couple of Great Questions

I like to think that they were sincere. But, honestly, they were sincerely bad. They each came from their own place to be with Job in order to be his comforter. But instead of bringing solace, they only added to … Continue reading

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Righteousness and Praise

Some things just go together. Where you find one, you expect to find the other. For example, peanut butter and jam. And you can probably fill in the blanks on some others: hammer and ____; needle and _____; knife and … Continue reading

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Sitting at the Feet of Jesus. Clothed and in His Right Mind.

He had no home because he himself had become an airbnb to a host of demonic spirits. So many, in fact, when Jesus asked the man his name, he replied, “Legion.” And he wore no clothes. So consumed by evil … Continue reading

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The Fruit of Righteousness

They had begun well. Paul wanted them to finish well. Though he was confident that the “good work” begun in them was of God, and that God would complete that work (1:6), he also knew it required their cooperation. Though … Continue reading

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Clothed and Covered

The last part of Isaiah is glorious. The focus is on God’s Holy Servant, the Messiah. And the subject matter has more to do with restoration and reconciliation than repentance and restitution. More to do with the hope of the … Continue reading

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Dress Up and Draw Near

He was a ruler over all the land. They were just servants in the tabernacle. His wealth was beyond counting, and his home was a great house. They were given some fields to tend and had some livestock to raise, … Continue reading

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Fig Leaves and Loincloths

You sense it was an “Oh, what have we’ve done?” moment. She had engaged in the conversation and was deceived. But he was with her and knew exactly what they were doing, thus he acted willfully. And it seems that … Continue reading

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