Pondering Job in a Pandemic – Chapter 28

Job continues his concluding speech by painting a picture of the source of wisdom. Or rather where one does not find wisdom. His friends/counsellors have come to him offering what they seem to believe is “wisdom”. What they have offered is ideas and perspective completely informed from an “under the sun” vantage point. They have sought to understand Job’s plight… Read more →

Pondering Job in a Pandemic – Chapter 26

Job’s three friends who we were introduced to at the end of chapter 2 have finished their attempts to persuade Job. In chapter 26 Job begins his concluding remarks. This speech will stretch all the way through chapter 31. Here at the beginning of his concluding remarks, Job reflects on the unsearchable majesty of God. Job makes observations, primarily from… Read more →