Pleasing God, Making Disciples of Jesus Christ

Job

His Was Are Not Our Ways

JOB 36:15 – He delivers the afflicted by their affliction and opens their ear by adversity.”   THEME OF THE DAY:  HIS WAYS ARE NOT OUR WAYS.  The theme of today’s nugget comes from a familiar passage in the major prophet book of Isaiah – For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, declares the Lord. For…

Being A Wise Counselor

JOB 16:1-4 – Then Job answered and said: “I have heard many such things; miserable comforters are you all. Shall windy words have an end? Or what provokes you that you answer? I also could speak as you do, if you were in my place; I could join words together against you and shake my head at you.”   THEME OF THE…

The Miserable Christian

JOB 14:22 – He feels only the pain of his own body, and he mourns only for himself.”   THEME OF THE DAY:  THE MISERABLE CHRISTIAN. Today’s scripture is the heart cry from Job.  It occurs toward the middle of the Old Testament book bearing his name.  Job is hurting.  Job is complaining.  Job is lamenting. By now in the story of Job,…

Blessing the Lord In Hard Times Too

JOB 1:13-22 – Now there was a day when his sons and daughters were eating and drinking wine in their oldest brother’s house, and there came a messenger to Job and said, “The oxen were plowing and the donkeys feeding beside them, and the Sabeans fell upon them and took them and struck down the servants with the edge of the sword,…

How Quickly It Passes

JOB 14:1-2 – “Man who is born of a woman is few of days and full of trouble. He comes out like a flower and withers; he flees like a shadow and continues not.”   THEME OF THE DAY:  HOW QUICKLY IT PASSES.  Life.  That is the “it” in today’s nugget’s theme.  When it comes to the Bible defining the nature of…