Tag Archives: Job

Leviathan

Job 41 Terrible as Behemoth is, he is not our greatest enemy; that title belongs to Leviathan, the sea monster. Who or what is Leviathan? Like Behemoth, he is no ordinary animal. He is an amazing and beautiful creature, who … Continue reading

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Behemoth

Job 40:15-24 At the end of the book of Job, God takes Job on a ‘tour’ of creation, showing him the wonders of the natural world: the mountain goats, the wild donkey and wild ox, the ostrich, the horse and … Continue reading

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Verse of the month: June 2016

”The fear of the Lord – that is wisdom, and to shun evil is understanding” (Job 28:28) Worship and obedience are the two rails on which to run a good life.

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Remember me…

We believe in… the resurrection of the body, and the life everlasting Job 14:14,15 “If someone dies, will they live again? All the days of my hard service I will wait for my renewal to come. You will call and … Continue reading

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Glimpses of the Gospel: Resurrection

Like many other victims of depression, Job is preoccupied with thoughts of death. At times, he longs for death to put an end to his sufferings (e.g. Job 6:8,9); it would be a merciful release. But he also sees himself … Continue reading

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Glimpses of the Gospel: We have an Advocate

While his friends sit beside him in silent sympathy (Job 2:11-13), Job holds high hopes of receiving comfort from them. But when they open their mouths, he is deeply disappointed (Job 6:21; 13:4,5). Instead of supporting him and reassuring him, … Continue reading

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Glimpses of the Gospel: We need a Redeemer

In Job’s time and culture, the family is the major unit of society. And what we would call the ‘extended family’ (something that modern Westerners generally acknowledge only at grand social occasions such as weddings and funerals) is something of … Continue reading

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