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Psalm 44

Western scholars seem to be unsure whether the Sons of Korah wrote this or if it was simply dedicated to them. English translations vary on whether it is “by” or “for” them. Even more disturbing is the insinuation by Western … Continue reading

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Nobody can explain it, though thousands have tried. We can’t even describe it. There is ample evidence in Scripture that it goes far back into human history. It’s more than mere records of conversations with God. Just who is going … Continue reading

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Job 42

Job confesses that God is beyond limits as He is the One who created boundaries. God’s divine justice cannot be thwarted by anything or anyone within Creation. Then Job answers the two direct questions God asked of him, in recognition … Continue reading

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Job 41

If we haggle too much over what creature is marked by the nickname Leviathan, we would miss the point entirely here. Should we need something approaching a literal animal, a crocodile or any of the larger sea creatures seen from … Continue reading

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Job 40

Again we must renew our awareness that the text says Job did not sin, but that he went too far in his use of parabolic expression. He is not condemned here but corrected. Job got too wrapped up in answering … Continue reading

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Job 39

Is it so hard to imagine that God would speak to man in his own language? And is it so hard to imagine God would use a man’s own cultural images? Some cultures and languages do lend themselves much better … Continue reading

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Job 38

The storm arrives. Whether literal or not, it surely must have felt all too real for Job. We can’t pretend to know how God speaks to others, so one reader’s imagination is as good as the next. Job got a … Continue reading

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