Elihu reminds us to adore God

Job 35-37 Elihu still contends that Job is his own worst enemy! Sometimes I can relate to that. Elihu says to remember the character of God, which does not change. He also asks Job and his three “miserable comforters” to consider how sin affects God. If sin is great, what does it do to him? […]

Is God your Redeemer?

Job 19 As Job sat in dust and ashes and listened to his miserable comforters, he echoed the words of Solomon: “My assailants revile and conspire against me all day long.” [Lam 3:62] Yet, in all this, God’s words ring forth; Job is “a blameless and upright man, one who fears God and turns away […]

Are you prepared for eternity?

Job 14-16 Job listened and wisely reminded his friends that no one can know their appointed time of passing from this life to the next. No one knows the hour or the day of their departure to heaven or hell, but they can know their destiny. Job rightly knows that even if he dies, he […]

The Why Me Prayer

Job 6 -8/Ps 8 When we are in the mode of suffering, we often begin our prayer with “why me?” We complain, and we mourn instead of looking for that eternal purpose. There is a chorus that begins, “open the eyes of my heart Lord, open the eyes of my heart, I want to see […]

Can you spot the counterfeit?

Rev 13-15 In the book of Daniel, the king demanded that all bow down and worship the image he had erected. It was neither authentic nor had power, but Jesus said people would follow and worship the beast and the dragon. Jesus came and provided evidence of His identity, but the people cried crucify him. […]

Repeat it Again…

Rev 9-12 What am I busy about today?John describes what he has seen just as Jesus commanded him and what he sees is fierce and frightening, yet men remain steadfastly belligerent to the ways of God. They will long to die, but it won’t be possible. Today there is a movement to help people to […]