The Naked Truth
on January 8th, 2022
Job stood up and tore his robe in grief. Then he shaved his head and fell to the ground to worship. He said:"I came naked from my mother's womb, and I will be naked when I leave.The LORD gave me what I had, and the LORD has taken it away.Praise the name of the LORD!"In all of this, Job did not sin by blaming God. Job 1:20-22. Job's world had suddenly been torn apart in one day! He lost everything!...  Read More
Worshipping God Amidst the Storms
on January 7th, 2022
Job stood up and tore his robe in grief. Then he shaved his head and fell to the ground to worship. He said,"I came naked from my mother's womb, and I will be naked when I leave.The LORD gave me what I had, and the LORD has taken it away.Praise the name of the LORD!"In all of this, Job did not sin by blaming God.      Job 1:20-22 (NLT) Job lost everything he had in one day! He lost all his wealth ...  Read More
The Difference Divine Protection Makes
on January 6th, 2022
Satan replied to the LORD, "Yes, but Job has good reason to fear God. You have always put a wall of protection around him and his home and his property. You have made him prosper in everything he does. Look how rich he is! But reach out and take away everything he has, and he will surely curse you to your face!""All right, you may test him," the LORD said to Satan. "Do whatever you want with every...  Read More
Sometimes The Test Can Be Very Severe.
on January 5th, 2022
"All right, you may test him," the LORD said to Satan."Do whatever you want with everything he possesses, but don't harm him physically." So Satan left the LORD's presence.One day, when Job's sons and daughters were feasting at the older brother's house, a messenger arrived at Job's home with the news: "Your oxen were plowing with the donkeys feeding beside them when the Sabeans raided us. They st...  Read More
What Will It Take For You to Curse God?
on January 4th, 2022
One day, the angels came to present themselves before the LORD, and Satan also came with them. The LORD said to Satan, "Where have you come from?" Satan answered the LORD, "From roaming throughout the earth, going back and forth in it."Then the LORD said to Satan, "Have you considered my servant Job?" There is no one on earth like him; he is blameless and upright, a man who fears God and shuns evi...  Read More
A Regular Practice of Righteousness
on January 3rd, 2022
There was once a man named Job who lived in the land of Uz. He was blameless -- a man of complete integrity. He feared God and stayed away from evil. He had seven sons and three daughters. He owned 7,000 sheep, 3,000 camels, 500 teams of oxen and 500 female donkeys. He also had many servants, He was, in fact, the richest person in that entire area.Job's sons would take turns preparing feasts in th...  Read More
The Path To Fruitfulness and Prosperity
on January 2nd, 2022
Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take or sit in the company of mockers, but whose delight is in the law of the LORD, and who meditates on His law day and night.That person is like a tree planted by streams of water,Which yields its fruit in season and whose leaf does not wither -- whatever they do prospers.     Psalm 1:1-3 Every person w...  Read More
Press On!
on January 1st, 2022
I want to know Christ -- yes, to know the power of His resurrection, and to participate in His sufferings, becoming like Him in His death, and so, somehow, attaining to the resurrection from the dead.Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already arrived at my goal, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me.Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself...  Read More
Don't Treat God With Contempt
on December 31st, 2021
Eli's sons were scoundrels; they had no regard for the LORD. Now it was the practice of the priests that, whenever any of the people offered a sacrifice, the priest's servant would come with a three-pronged fork in his hand while the meat was being boiled and would plunge the fork into the pan or kettle or caldron or pot. Whatever the fork brought up the priest would take for himself. This is how ...  Read More
It Is All By His Grace
on December 30th, 2021
Then Hannah prayed and said: "My heart rejoices in the LORD; in the LORD my horn is lifted high. My mouth boasts over my enemies . . .  there is no Rock like our God.  . . . She who was barren has borne seven children, but she who has had many sons pines away.The LORD brings death and makes alive; He brings down to the grave and raises up.The LORD sends poverty and wealth; He humbles and He exalts...  Read More
Fulfill Your Promise To God
on December 29th, 2021
After he was weaned, she took the boy with her, young as he was, along with a three-year old bull, an ephah of flour and a skin of wine, and brought him to the house of the LORD at Shiloh. When the bull had been sacrificed, they brought the boy to Eli, and she said to him, "Pardon me, my lord. As surely as you live, I am the woman who stood here beside you praying to the LORD. I prayed for this ch...  Read More
God Is About To Remember You
on December 28th, 2021
Once when they had finished eating and drinking in Shiloh, Hannah stood up.  Now Eli the priest was sitting on his chair by the doorpost of the LORD's house. In her deep anguish, Hannah prayed to the LORD, weeping bitterly. And she made a vow, saying, "LORD Almighty, if you will only look on your servant's misery and remember me, and not forget your servant but give her a son, then I will give him...  Read More
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