Jan 23, 2018
In yesterday's reading, we heard of Joseph's dreams, his brothers' jealousy, and Joseph being sold into slavery in Egypt.
Yesterday Eliphaz said:
GNT 4 It is not because you stand in awe of God
that he reprimands you and brings you to trial.
5 No, it's because you have sinned so much;
Jan 22, 2018
The focus of Genesis 36 was on the descendants of Esau, and the ethnic groups they spawned.
In chapter 21, Job gave a very convincing argument that God does not always punish wicked people— refuting what Zophar said. Today Eliphaz begins the third set of exchanges between Job and his ‘friends’....
Jan 21, 2018
After I read the three passages for day 11, I will pray briefly. I encourage you to pause the playback if you want to pray longer than 10 seconds. After that pause, I will give some comments on today’s readings.
[This podcast is based upon Scriptures//The Scripture texts quoted are] from the New English Translation
Jan 21, 2018
Jacob's daughter Dinah was raped, and the perpetrator Shechem was killed and all the males in his town. God then told Jacob to return to Bethel. At the end of yesterday’s reading, Rachel and Grampa Isaak died.
In Zophar's angry speech yesterday in chapter 20, he did not directly say that Job was...
Jan 20, 2018
Yesterday we heard about Jacob wrestling all night with a mysterious heavenly figure, and about Jacob's reunion with Esau.
This chapter is Zophar’s second response to Job. In chapter 19, Job responded to Bildad's second speech. Job expressed amazing belief that he would see his defender (often...