Posts Tagged “Job”

Job Pt 3 (Chapters 4–14)

by Glenn on September 14, 2014

The reading of Job continues, in which Eliphaz the Temanite, Bildad the Shuhite, and Zophar the Naamathite respond in this first round to Job’s lament with words meant to … well, I’m not sure yet what the words are meant (…)

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Job Pt 2 (Chapter 3)

by Glenn on September 8, 2014

We like to say, “Everything happens for a reason.” That’s not “the Royal We,” by the way—that’s the expression many Americans use to explain difficult circumstances without an apparent cause. We struggle to make sense of our situation and so (…)

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Job Pt 1 (Chapters 1–2)

by Glenn on August 23, 2014

The Old Testament lectionary reading has taken me to the book of Job. It’s been a while since I’ve read it through. I’m only two chapters in, but what an odd, difficult-to-process book. We meet Job the man in the (…)

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