A World Of Trouble

Scripture Darken its {Job’s birthday} morning stars and remove all hope of light, because it let me be born into a world of trouble. ~Job 3:9-10,CEV Quote I might have entered the ministry if certain clergymen I knew had not looked and acted so much like undertakers. ~Oliver Wendell Holmes Wednesday is usually the day I visit the …

Under Attack

Scripture Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the …

The Gospel

Scripture Then Job replied to the LORD: I know that you can do anything and no plan of Yours can be thwarted. ~Job 42:1 (CSB) Quote God can use whomever He pleases, whenever He pleases, however He pleases to do whatever He pleases. ~Ya’kov God is Sovereign, He has the power to enact His will. …

Integrity

Scripture The blameless will be rescued from harm, but the crooked will be suddenly destroyed.  ~Proverbs 28:18, NLT Quote If we take care of our integrity, our integrity will take care of us. ~Max Anders The word “blameless” in verse 18 means complete, whole, entire, or sound. It is a synonym for integrity. Actually you see it linked …

Awake My Soul

Scripture Awake, my soul! Awake, harp and lyre! I will awaken the dawn. ~Psalm 57:8, NIV Quote The elements of prayer, praise, thanksgiving and the desire for God to be exalted will awaken any sleeping soul. ~Warren B. Wiersbe Psalm 57 finds David in the cave of Adullam [I Samuel 22]. David fled to the …

Leviathan

Scripture “Job, can you pull the leviathan out of the sea with a fish hook? Can you tie down its tongue with a rope? Can you put a rope through its nose? Can you stick a hook through its jaw? Will it beg you for mercy?” ~Job 41:1-3, NIRV Quote God moves in mysterious ways, His …

Best Friend Or Worse Enemy

Scripture People who have an easy life look down on those who have problems. They think trouble comes only to those whose feet are slipping. ~Job 12:5, NIrV Quote Be an encourager, the world has enough critics. ~Dave Willis When we face trouble, we need friends to stand with us but Jobs friends were not …

Digging For Treasures

Scripture He tunnels through the rock. His eyes see all of its treasures. He searches the places where the rivers begin. He brings hidden things out into the light. ~Job 28:10-11, NIRV Quote The anointing of the Holy Spirit is given to illuminate His Word, to open the scriptures and place the spiritual man in direct …