Be thou in the fear of the LORD all the day long. For surely there is an end, and thine expectation shall not be cut off.
The great flaw of the house of Jacob was their ability to weaponize their blessings and aim them at each other and their enemies.
In Genesis 24 we read the account of Abraham’s commission to his eldest servant. We’re told in an earlier passage that Abraham had three hundred eighteen “trained servants, born in his own house” (Genesis 14:14). If his eldest servant is any indication, it’s perhaps better to understand Abraham’s training as “raising,” or “nurturing” because we … Continue reading Stubborn Faith
We are all flawed by sin and prone to failure. We don't have to be defined by our failures.
Through his trials, Job saw God in a whole new light.
Everything about God is greater than anything about us.
When Elihu finally got his turn to speak, he had stern words to say to Job and his friends. After listening to all they had to say, he had these conclusions to make: Job was guilty of justifying himself, rather than God (Job 35:1-2)His friends had no answer for Job and his afflictions, yet chose … Continue reading Giving God His Due