Daily Bible Reading: Job 19

Throughout Job’s conversations with his friends, they have consistently held the view that Job’s troubles are a consequence of Job’s since. They are incorrect, but the actual cause was beyond their ability to know. This is true for many of Read More …

Daily Bible Reading: Job 9

One of the things we see in this chapter is Job’s frustration with not being able to force God to provide an acceptable answer to Job’s questions regarding why Job has suffered as he has. In comparison to God, Job Read More …

Daily Bible Reading: Job 3

This is the first of the lengthy dialogues within this book. Job is in the middle of suffering and he asks the question, “Why?” He is neither the first person to ask this question, nor will he be the last. Read More …

Daily Bible Reading: Job 2

In this chapter we see an escalation of Job’s suffering. He had already experienced the loss of family and personal possessions. Now, he also suffered the loss of his health. How will he respond to this additional loss? These kind Read More …

Daily Bible Reading: Job 1

We are beginning the book of Job in our daily Bible reading. If you have not read this book recently, I invite you to join me in reading one chapter each day. Chapter 1 is the introduction and set up Read More …

Daily Bible Reading: Isaiah 64

[5] You welcome those who gladly do good, who follow godly ways. But you have been very angry with us, for we are not godly. We are constant sinners; how can people like us be saved? [6] We are all Read More …

Daily Bible Reading: Isaiah 59

[9] So there is no justice among us, and we know nothing about right living. We look for light but find only darkness. We look for bright skies but walk in gloom. [10] We grope like the blind along a Read More …

Daily Bible Reading: Isaiah 58

I think Isaiah 58 should be required reading. I encourage you to read the entire chapter. [5] You humble yourselves by going through the motions of penance, bowing your heads like reeds bending in the wind. You dress in burlap Read More …

Daily Bible Reading: Isaiah 57

[1] Good people pass away; the godly often die before their time. But no one seems to care or wonder why. No one seems to understand that God is protecting them from the evil to come. [2] For those who Read More …

Daily Bible Reading: Ezra 7

Ezra arrived in Jerusalem in August of that year. He had arranged to leave Babylon on April 8, the first day of the new year, and he arrived at Jerusalem on August 4, for the gracious hand of his God Read More …