One Year Bible – Day 31: Job 19:1-21:34; Matthew 21:1-17; Psalm 18:1-6

Among Job’s many words of anguish, there are these tremendous words – “I know that my Redeemer lives, and that in the end He will stand on the earth. And after my skin has been destroyed, yet in my flesh I will see God; I myself will see Him with my own eyes – I, and not another” (Job 19:25-27). …

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Praying Through God’s Word: Nahum

NAHUM1:1-2:9‘Fulfil your vows’ (1:15). Lord, You’re calling us to be faithful to Him. We are to be faithful in worship. We are to be faithful in reading Your Word. We are to be faithful in prayer. We are to be faithful in giving. We are to be faithful in witness. Our faith is to be …

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One Year Bible – Day 30: Job 15:1-18:21; Matthew 20:20-34; Psalm 17:13-15

God doesn’t abandon us when we’re suffering. When Jesus asked His disciples, ”Can you drink the cup I am going to drink?” (Matthew 20:22), He was teaching them that there would be suffering. There’s a great difference between the way in which worldly people and godly people react to suffering. ”Men of this world whose reward is in …

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One Year Bible – Day 29: Job 11:1-14:22; Matthew 20:1-19; Psalm 17:6-12

Jesus’ parable of the workers in the vineyard (Matthew 20:1-16) teaches us that all that we have, apart from our sin, is received from God as a gift of His grace. We must remember this when, like Job, we are going through hard times. We don’t have the right to expect everything to be going great …

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One Year Bible – Day 28: Job 8:1-10:22; Matthew 19:16-30; Proverbs 3:11-20

When we face difficult circumstances, as Job did and as the Lord’s disciples did (Matthew 19:29), we must never forget that the Lord’s purpose is good and His long-term goal is our good –  “eternal life” (Matthew 19:29). What is to be our attitude to suffering? – “My son, do not despise the Lord’s discipline, and …

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