Posts with the tag “job”

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Marked for the Sword
November 26th, 2021
He does not believe that he will return out of darkness, and he is marked for the sword. He wanders abroad for bread, saying, ‘Where is it?’ He knows that a day of darkness is ready at his hand; distr...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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The Destroyer Will Come
November 25th, 2021
The wicked man writhes in pain all his days, through all the years that are laid up for the ruthless. Dreadful sounds are in his ears; in prosperity the destroyer will come upon him.Job 15:20-21+The D...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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I Will Show You
November 24th, 2021
I will show you; hear me, and what I have seen I will declare (what wise men have told, without hiding it from their fathers, to whom alone the land was given, and no stranger passed among them).Job 1...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Heart and Sprit
November 23rd, 2021
Why does your heart carry you away, and why do your eyes flash, that you turn your spirit against God and bring such words out of your mouth?Job 15:12-13+Heart and SpritEliphaz is offended that Job wo...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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The Taste of Injustice
November 22nd, 2021
What is man, that he can be pure? Or he who is born of a woman, that he can be righteous? Behold, God puts no trust in his holy ones, and the heavens are not pure in his sight; how much less one who i...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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The Comforts of God
November 21st, 2021
Both the gray-haired and the aged are among us, older than your father. Are the comforts of God too small for you, or the word that deals gently with you?Job 15:10-11+The Comforts of GodGod gives to H...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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What Do You Know?
November 20th, 2021
Have you listened in the council of God? And do you limit wisdom to yourself? What do you know that we do not know? What do you understand that is not clear to us?Job 15:8-9+What Do You Know?“What do ...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Wisdom in Age
November 19th, 2021
Are you the first man who was born? Or were you brought forth before the hills?Job 15:7+Wisdom in AgeJob for the first time will be asked the question of whether or not he has been around since the be...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Condemning Lips
November 18th, 2021
But you are doing away with the fear of God and hindering meditation before God. For your iniquity teaches your mouth, and you choose the tongue of the crafty. Your own mouth condemns you, and not I; ...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Windy Knowledge
November 17th, 2021
Then Eliphaz the Temanite answered and said: “Should a wise man answer with windy knowledge, and fill his belly with the east wind? Should he argue in unprofitable talk, or in words with which he can ...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Crumbling Mountains
November 16th, 2021
But the mountain falls and crumbles away, and the rock is removed from its place; the waters wear away the stones; the torrents wash away the soil of the earth; so you destroy the hope of man. You pre...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Watch Your Step
November 15th, 2021
For then you would number my steps; you would not keep watch over my sin; my transgression would be sealed up in a bag, and you would cover over my iniquity.Job 14:16-17+Watch Your StepWhen someone te...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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God’s Call
November 14th, 2021
Oh that you would hide me in Sheol, that you would conceal me until your wrath be past, that you would appoint me a set time, and remember me! If a man dies, shall he live again? All the days of my se...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Tempted to Doubt
November 13th, 2021
But a man dies and is laid low; man breathes his last, and where is he? As waters fail from a lake and a river wastes away and dries up, so a man lies down and rises not again; till the heavens are no...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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To Sprout Again
November 12th, 2021
For there is hope for a tree, if it be cut down, that it will sprout again, and that its shoots will not cease. Though its root grow old in the earth, and its stump die in the soil, yet at the scent o...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Clean from the Unclean
November 11th, 2021
Who can bring a clean thing out of an unclean? There is not one. Since his days are determined, and the number of his months is with you, and you have appointed his limits that he cannot pass, look aw...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Like A Flower
November 10th, 2021
Man who is born of a woman is few of days and full of trouble. He comes out like a flower and withers; he flees like a shadow and continues not. And do you open your eyes on such a one and bring me in...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Moth-Eaten
November 9th, 2021
Will you frighten a driven leaf and pursue dry chaff? For you write bitter things against me and make me inherit the iniquities of my youth. You put my feet in the stocks and watch all my paths; you s...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Reply to Me
November 8th, 2021
Only grant me two things, then I will not hide myself from your face: withdraw your hand far from me, and let not dread of you terrify me. Then call, and I will answer; or let me speak, and you reply ...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Keep Listening
November 7th, 2021
Keep listening to my words, and let my declaration be in your ears. Behold, I have prepared my case; I know that I shall be in the right. Who is there who will contend with me? For then I would be sil...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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My Salvation
November 6th, 2021
Let me have silence, and I will speak, and let come on me what may. Why should I take my flesh in my teeth and put my life in my hand? Though he slay me, I will hope in him; yet I will argue my ways t...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Proverbs of Ashes
November 5th, 2021
He will surely rebuke you if in secret you show partiality. Will not his majesty terrify you, and the dread of him fall upon you? Your maxims are proverbs of ashes; your defenses are defenses of clay....  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Pleading God’s Case
November 4th, 2021
Hear now my argument and listen to the pleadings of my lips. Will you speak falsely for God and speak deceitfully for him? Will you show partiality toward him? Will you plead the case for God? Will it...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Worthless Physicians
November 3rd, 2021
“Behold, my eye has seen all this, my ear has heard and understood it. What you know, I also know; I am not inferior to you. But I would speak to the Almighty, and I desire to argue my case with God. ...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Deep Darkness to Light
November 2nd, 2021
He pours contempt on princes and loosens the belt of the strong. He uncovers the deeps out of darkness and brings deep darkness to light. He makes nations great, and he destroys them; he enlarges nati...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Counselors, Judges, Kings, and Elders
November 1st, 2021
With him are strength and sound wisdom; the deceived and the deceiver are his. He leads counselors away stripped, and judges he makes fools. He looses the bonds of kings and binds a waistcloth on thei...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Wisdom and Might
October 31st, 2021
“With God are wisdom and might; he has counsel and understanding. If he tears down, none can rebuild; if he shuts a man in, none can open. If he withholds the waters, they dry up; if he sends them out...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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The Breath of All Mankind
October 30th, 2021
In his hand is the life of every living thing and the breath of all mankind. Does not the ear test words as the palate tastes food? Wisdom is with the aged, and understanding in length of days.Job 12:...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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The Hand of the Lord
October 29th, 2021
“But ask the beasts, and they will teach you; the birds of the heavens, and they will tell you; or the bushes of the earth, and they will teach you; and the fish of the sea will declare to you. Who am...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Laughingstock
October 28th, 2021
I am a laughingstock to my friends; I, who called to God and he answered me, a just and blameless man, am a laughingstock. In the thought of one who is at ease there is contempt for misfortune; it is ...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Wisdom and Understanding
October 27th, 2021
Then Job answered and said: “No doubt you are the people, and wisdom will die with you. But I have understanding as well as you; I am not inferior to you. Who does not know such things as these?Job 12...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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There is Hope
October 26th, 2021
And you will feel secure, because there is hope; you will look around and take your rest in security. You will lie down, and none will make you afraid; many will court your favor. But the eyes of the ...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Passing Waters
October 25th, 2021
You will forget your misery; you will remember it as waters that have passed away. And your life will be brighter than the noonday; its darkness will be like the morning.Job 11:16-17+Passing WatersFor...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Prepare Your Heart
October 24th, 2021
“If you prepare your heart, you will stretch out your hands toward him. If iniquity is in your hand, put it far away, and let not injustice dwell in your tents. Surely then you will lift up your face ...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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A Wild Donkey
October 23rd, 2021
If he passes through and imprisons and summons the court, who can turn him back? For he knows worthless men; when he sees iniquity, will he not consider it? But a stupid man will get understanding whe...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Higher than Heaven
October 22nd, 2021
Can you find out the deep things of God? Can you find out the limit of the Almighty? It is higher than heaven—what can you do? Deeper than Sheol—what can you know? Its measure is longer than the earth...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Less than We Deserve
October 21st, 2021
For you say, ‘My doctrine is pure, and I am clean in God’s eyes.’ But oh, that God would speak and open his lips to you, and that he would tell you the secrets of wisdom! For he is manifold in underst...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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A Multitude of Words
October 20th, 2021
Then Zophar the Naamathite answered and said: “Should a multitude of words go unanswered, and a man full of talk be judged right? Should your babble silence men, and when you mock, shall no one shame ...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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The Land of Darkness and Deep Shadow
October 19th, 2021
Are not my days few? Then cease, and leave me alone, that I may find a little cheer before I go—and I shall not return—to the land of darkness and deep shadow, the land of gloom like thick darkness, l...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Womb to Grave
October 18th, 2021
Why did you bring me out from the womb? Would that I had died before any eye had seen me and were as though I had not been, carried from the womb to the grave.Job 10:18-19+Womb to GraveIn Job’s agony ...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg