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Psalm 5

But I, through the abundance of your  steadfast love, will enter your house. I will bow down toward your holy temple in the fear of you. ~ Psalm 5:7 It’s through the abundance of God’s steadfast love that we are able to enter his presence. We gather together in his name on the basis of him acting on our behalf. We bring nothing of our own. This oug...

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Philippians 1:18-30

Only let your manner of life be worthy of the gospel of Christ  - Phil 1:27 Content There's a lot in this passage. Paul talks about suffering for Jesus, which is something he knew quite well. He writes the letter of Philippians while he is in prison, but he actually believes this is a good thing (1:12)! He goes as far as to say that Christians ought to rejoice in su...

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Job 9:33-35

  If only there were someone to mediate between us, someone to bring us together, someone to remove God's rod from me, so that his terror wrould frighten me no more. Then I would speak up without fear of him, but as it now stands with me, I cannot.    Content Job responds to his friend and philosopher Bildad. Bildad claims that if Job is innocen...

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Job 2:10

Shall we receive good from God, and shall we not receive evil?...

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Ezekiel 14:13-14

Son of man, when a land sins against me by acting faithlessly, and I stretch out my hand against it and break its supply of bread and send famine upon it, and cut off from it man and beast, even if these three men, Noah, Daniel, and Job, were in it, they would deliver but their own lives by their righteousness, declares the Lord God. Content This is a pretty fascinating ...

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