Day 10

Day 10 Reading – Job Chapters 24-28

For a little while they are exalted, and then they are gone; they are brought low and gathered up like all others; they are cut off like heads of grain 
Job 24:24 NIV

A little commentary knowledge courtesy of Barne’s Notes on the Bible:

They are exalted for a little while – This was the proposition which Job was maintaining. His friends affirmed that the wicked were punished for their sins in this life, and that great crimes would soon meet with great calamities. This Job denies, and says that the fact was, that they were “exalted.” Yet he knew that it was to be but for a little time, and he believed that they would, at no distant period, receive the proper reward of their deeds. He maintains, however, that their death might be tranquil and easy, and that no extraordinary proof of the divine displeasure would be perceived in the manner of their departure.

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Simple Lesson:

How you die is not a reflection of you lived or how you will spend eternity?

 

Day 11 Reading – Job Chapters 29-31

Author:

I am a United Methodist Pastor and have the privilege of serving as the Senior Pastor for the church of my childhood. I preach in a place I once was an acolyte. I love to preach, but more importantly I love to teach. I firmly believe that Faith Matters and should affect how we live. This blog is a place where I come to share the randomness that is life and faith ... and the intersection of the two.

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