Know The Right Way To Console People
on January 15th, 2023
One should be kind to a fainting friend, but you accuse me without any fear of the Almighty.My brothers, you have proved as unreliable as a seasonal brook. . . when the hot weather arrives, the water disappears. . . The caravans turn aside to be refreshed, but there is nothing to drink, so they die. . . They count on it but are disappointed. . . You, too, have given no help. . . Honest words can b...  Read More
The Value of Divine Correction
on January 14th, 2023
But consider the joy of those corrected by God!Do not despise the discipline of the Almighty when you sin.For though He wounds, He also bandages.He strikes but His hands also heal.From six disasters He will rescue you; even in the seventh, He will keep you from evil. . . You will be safe from slander and have no fear when disaster comes.You will laugh at destruction and famine; wild animals will n...  Read More
Cry Out To God
on January 13th, 2023
If I were you, I would go to God and present my case to Him.He does great things too marvelous to understand.He performs countless miracles.He gives rain for the earth and water for the fields.He gives prosperity to the poor and protects those who suffer.He frustrates the plans of schemers so the work of their hands will not succeed. . . He rescues the poor from the cutting words of the strong, an...  Read More
The Pain of Being Blamed When Innocent
on January 12th, 2023
Then Eliphaz the Temanite replied to Job:"Will you be patient and let me say a word?For who could keep from speaking out?"In the past you have encouraged many people;You have strengthened those who were weak.Your words have supported those who were failing; You encouraged those with shaky knees.But now when trouble strikes, you lose heart.You are terrified when it touches you.Doesn't your reverenc...  Read More
It Is Okay to Grieve
on January 11th, 2023
At last Job spoke and he cursed the day of his birth.  He said:"Let the day of my birth be erased, and the night I was conceived.Let that day be turned to darkness.Let it be lost even to God on high, and let no light shine on it . . .  Let that night be blotted off the calendar, never again to be counted among the days of the year, never again to appear among the months . . .Curse that day for fai...  Read More
Sometimes, Your Presence Is All A Friend Needs.
on January 10th, 2023
When three of Job's friends heard of the tragedy he had suffered, they got together and traveled from their homes to comfort and console him. Their names were Eliphaz the Temanite, Bildad the Shuhite, and Zophar the Naamathite. When they saw Job from a distance, they scarcely recognized him.Wailing loudly, they tore their robes and threw dust into the air over their heads to show their grief.Then ...  Read More
One Thing Satan Knows People Fear The Most
on January 9th, 2023
One day the members of the heavenly court came again to present themselves before the LORD, and the Accuser, Satan, came with them."Where have you come from?" the Lord asked Satan.  Satan answered the LORD, "I have been patrolling the earth, watching everything that's going on."Then the LORD asked Satan, "Have you noticed my servant Job? He is the finest man in all the earth. He is blameless -- a ...  Read More
The Naked Truth
on January 8th, 2023
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
Worshiping God Amidst the Storms
on January 7th, 2023
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, 2023
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, 2023
"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, 2023
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
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