Psalm 145-147: Praise the Lord!

December 31, 2015. Daily Reading: Psalm 145-147. Background: Psalm 142-144. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 145 Great is the Lord: This psalm, attributed to David, is a song of praise and glory to the Lord, praising His marvelous nature and deeds. The psalmist opens with blessings and praise, setting the Lord in unsearchable greatness. Notice the…

Job 38-39: God answers Job.

May 7, 2015. Daily Reading: Job 38-39. Background: Job 35-37. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 38 God speaks out of the whirlwind: After a long collection of dialog back and forth between Job and his friends, Job finally gets his wish: and audience with God. The old adage might be fitting here, however, as Job really…

Job 12-14: Many words that have caused frustration.

February 19, 2015. Daily Reading: Job 12-14. Background: Job 11. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 12 1. Laughing at the misfortune of others: Sometimes, though it will seem very wrong when said aloud, we get some internal satisfaction when we see the misfortune of others, especially when it comes on people that we don’t particularly like…

Lessons from the man of God from Judah.

September 10, 2014. There is an interesting story found in I Kings 13 that I would say is relatively unknown in Christian thought today as it is a short story that is not focused on very often. It was this story that cut me down to size when I was younger; I was sure that…