Monthly Archives: April 2012

Why Doesn’t the Lord Level With Job?

Poor Job! Everyone turns against him: friends, wife, and even the Lord. At least it seems that way. At the town dump he struggles a long time with doubt about God’s presence, doubt about himself (what had he done to … Continue reading

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We Know What Job Doesn’t

As I read the book of Job, like many people I’m struck with how much Job remains in the dark about his “test.” One scholar interprets Job’s ignorance (and our knowing) as the way the Hebrew author communicates God’s omniscience. … Continue reading

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Why Doesn’t God Tell Job, “You Passed”?

A couple of weeks ago our seven-year-old grandson and I listened to a radio speaker. Dinesh D’Souza asked a question which struck a note with our grandson. He had read Job’s story in his Bible story book, so he knew … Continue reading

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What’s Good About Good Friday?

“Excuse me,” my Post Office delivery lady said, “But why do they call it “Good Friday?” She explained her fellow postal workers had discussed the matter but couldn’t come up with the answer. Maybe she asked me because I received … Continue reading

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