Job 29-31: Job’s final defense.

April 16, 2015. Daily Reading: Job 29-31. Background: Job 27-28. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 29 Longing for the days of old: This chapter begins Job’s three chapter final defense of his position and situation, as a final rebuttal to everything his friends had accused him. Beginning his defense, Job longs for the days of old, back…

Job 23-24: Where is God?

March 26, 2015. Daily Reading: Job 23-24. Background: Job 22. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 23 Where is God? It seems as time progresses, Job is growing bolder in his questioning and more and more frustrated at the vain talk of his friends, who have proven to be ‘miserable comforters’ (see Job 16:2). Now he turns his…