Pondering Job in a Pandemic – Chapter 13

In this middle portion of Job’s reply to his three “friends” he continues firstly by reiterating in no uncertain terms, that their “counsel” has been less than helpful. Job says they have, in fact, misrepresented God and would have shown themselves to be wise if they had stayed silent! Since they didn’t, Job says they will be held to account… Read more →

Pondering Job in a Pandemic – Chapter 9

There are glorious things to behold in Job 9… Essentially, Job begins his reply to Bildad (as was mentioned yesterday) by agreeing with his claim that “God will not reject a blameless man…” by asking the rhetorical question in verse 1, “…how can a man be in the right before God?”. The expected answer in the context here is –… Read more →

Pondering Job in a Pandemic – Chapter 8

There are those who think Nehemiah (Knee High Miah) is the shortest man in the Bible, but then they’ve never met Bildad the Shuhite (Shoe Hight). 🙂 Bildad is Job’s second “friend” or “counsellor” to speak. In one sense it’s almost like he didn’t listen to a word Job said in response to Eliphaz, he continues with Eliphaz’s main point.… Read more →