Category Archives: knowing God

June 20th-How often do we act out in life as if we were rebellious “spiritual teenagers”?

Isaiah 3: 3 “An ox knows its owner, And a donkey its master’s manger, But Israel does not know, My people do not understand.” The Lord has given even simple creatures the power of knowledge, to know their master; to … Continue reading

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June 11th-Elihu continues in his speech against Job, here directing those around them to Job’s lack of knowledge, his rebellion.

[perhaps Job felt like running away. There is nowhere to run, but the arms of the Lord] Job 35: 35 ‘Job speaks without knowledge, And his words are without wisdom. 36 ‘Job ought to be tried to the limit, Because … Continue reading

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June 9th- They have missed the point and Job relates how the Lord has made it easy for them: fear the Lord, depart from evil.

Job 28:24 “For He looks to the ends of the earth And sees everything under the heavens. 25 “When He imparted weight to the wind And meted out the waters by measure, 26 When He set a limit for the … Continue reading

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June 6th-How much more secure in our faith should we then be, with the added knowledge of our risen Savior?

Job 19: 25 “As for me, I know that my Redeemer lives, And at the last He will take His stand on the earth. Through it all, Job knows his Redeemer lives. And, He will come again at the end. … Continue reading

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June 3rd-what are our trusted leaders, our elected officials, thinking? What directs them to such foolish or Godless actions?

Job 12: 20 “He deprives the trusted ones of speech And takes away the discernment of the elders……….. 24 “He deprives of intelligence the chiefs of the earth’s people This is something that has us scratching our heads from time … Continue reading

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June 2nd- A life without hope is a life without meaning, purpose, or passion.

Job 8: 11 “Can the papyrus grow up without a marsh? Can the rushes grow without water? 12 “While it is still green and not cut down, Yet it withers before any other plant. 13 “So are the paths of … Continue reading

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May 3rd-How well do we score on the scale of “willing to turn things over to God”?

1 Chronicles 12: 17David went out to meet them, and said to them, “If you come peacefully to me to help me, my heart shall be united with you; but if to betray me to my adversaries, since there is … Continue reading

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