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Job 1:6

Job 1:6

Job is an amazing example of unjustified and undeserved, human suffering.. but we are given a remarkable peep behind the scenes of the terrible trauma and pain he underwent. Indeed, we are given a rare glance into the Lord's heavenly administration, as He rules the entire, created universe, from on high.

As soon as Job has been introduced to the reader, we are whisked right into the presence of the Almighty, where we discover read more...

Job 1:21

Job 1:21

Job was a spiritual man who trusted God. He was a prayerful man, who kept his seven sons and three daughters covered by prayer and supplication. He was a wise man, who had been blessed by God in many ways, and he was a pillar of spiritual piety among his peers.. but Job was unaware of the spiritual battle that was raging in heavenly places.

Although he knew God as Creator and worshipped Him with reverent fear, Job did not know read more...

Job 5:18

Job 5:18

Job was a righteous man, who was seriously afflicted by the destructive hand of Satan, causing him deep distress and pain.

Although he kept silence for a time, Job finally cried out to the Lord in anguish, compelling his three friends to respond with a series of long, self-righteous speeches, in which they used human logic, rather than Biblical truth to explain the shocking chain of events in Job’s life.

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Job 11:7

Job 11:7

Throughout the book of Job we hear his continuous, bitter complaints, which expose a heart of pride, and spirit of self-satisfaction, and yet we also observe the misguided accusations of each of Job's friends and their utter ignorance of God and His almighty power and unfathomable wisdom.

When Zophar spoke these words to Job, we discover that He was under the false impression, that (unlike Job in his opinion) he had read more...

Job 13:15

Job 13:15

The book of Job opens by introducing a righteous man, who lived in the land of Uz. He underwent a series of terrible calamities, in quick succession, that stripped him of his wealth and noble position in society. He had to face the death of his ten adult children and his body was inflicted with painful sores. Job was unaware that a serious spiritual challenge concerning his faith in God, was taking place in heavenly realms.

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Job 19:25

Job 19:25

Job was able to say with authority I know in Whom I have believed – I KNOW that my redeemer lives – I know that all the plans and promises of God will one day be fully realized - Job KNEW. Job had an assurance that what God had said, God would perform.

Job had no understanding of why his life was falling apart. He had no knowledge of the angelic conflict that was raging in the heavenlies. He was unaware that he lived; the read more...

Job 23:10

Job 23:10

For multiple centuries the words of Job have been a comfort to many who are passing through the fires of testing, for they contain deep truths that formulate the warp and woof of the tapestry that is being woven in the life of every believer. Not one of God’s children is exempt from the tests and trials that overshadow the lives of all His children – and although the burdens that we are obligated to bear may seem to be of greater weight, and of a steeper read more...

Job 36:22

Job 36:22

God’s attributes speak for themselves and God needs no human witness to defend His cause or character, His words or His actions. The different comforters of Job had their own understanding and perceptions about God, that had built up over time – some of which were correct but some of which denied God’s goodness. The different comforters looked at the distresses that had overtaken this pitiable man and voiced their own thoughts, opinions and reasons for his read more...

Job 38:4

Job 38:4

Job had been knocking on the door of heaven for answers to his questions for a long time. He had experienced the most devastating loss of family and fortune, had been struck down with a most painful disease, and was accused by his friends that his misfortune resulted from his own sinfulness – which he felt was a gross misrepresentation of his character and situation.

Job cried out for a Days-man. He wanted an advocate, an arbitrator – a mediator, read more...

Job 42:2

Job 42:2

It took Job some time to come to an understanding that he was indeed a guilty sinner – not for what he had done but for who he was - and that he had neither the cause nor the right to justify himself or to question the mighty hand of the omniscient and omnipotent God. For a time, all Job had was a shallow knowledge of God but after his encounter with the Lord he was given a deeper and more intimated awareness of Who God truly is.

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Job 42:5

Job 42:5

The book of Job has been an inspiration and encouragement to many saints down through the ages who themselves have had to go through some terrible trials and horrific persecutions as well enduring the day to day problems that all humanity has to face in a fallen world.. where God has been rejected by the vast majority of mankind. Valuable lessons can be learned from Job's trials even though the mystery of suffering is not totally fully understood by any of us. read more...