Evening Readings: Job 40 & Matthew 6:19-7:6 [July 14]

Job 40 The Lord continues to reveal Himself to Job that Job would understand who He is. Listen to these words: “Will the faultfinder contend with the Almighty? Let him who reproves God answer it.” Job did find fault with ‘the Almighty’ as he justified himself.  The Lord’s answers are to Job and all of humanity for … More Evening Readings: Job 40 & Matthew 6:19-7:6 [July 14]

Morning Readings: Job 38:39-39 & Acts 18:1-23 [July 14]

Job 38:39 – 39 God continues to speak to Job; putting into perspective who He is and why life is at it is. As sinners man misses this reality because man is preoccupied with himself. These verses show that this is erroneous thinking; that God orders the world and the creature in it which He … More Morning Readings: Job 38:39-39 & Acts 18:1-23 [July 14]

Evening Readings: Job 38:1-39 & Matthew 6:1-19 [July 13]

Job 38:1-39 Job is now hearing from God who explains life from His perspective.  Let’s look at some of God’s statements to describe His superiority: Where were you when I laid the earth’s foundation? Who shut up the sea behind doors when it burst forth from the womb, Have you ever given orders to the morning, … More Evening Readings: Job 38:1-39 & Matthew 6:1-19 [July 13]

Morning Readings: Job 32 & Acts 17:17-34 [July 13]

Job 32 Elihua, apparently the youngest there, after showing respect to Job and the three friends is preparing to share his thoughts with them all. Acts 17:17-34 Now in Athens Paul, as an evangelist, goes into the synagogues, as usual,  and the marketplace everyday. He continues to preach Jesus and the resurrection.  Why?  Because he … More Morning Readings: Job 32 & Acts 17:17-34 [July 13]

Evening Readings: Job 31:13-40 & Matt 5:33-48 [July 12]

Job 31:13-40 Job basically defends himself.  He appears to think through every possible situation where he could have sinned and brought forth his humiliation. These are the last comments from Job.  The Lord is yet to speak. Here are some of Job’s defenses: If I have despised the claim of my male or female slaves If … More Evening Readings: Job 31:13-40 & Matt 5:33-48 [July 12]

Morning Readings: Job 30:12-27 & Acts 17:1-16 [July 12]

Job is describing his pain, torment and consequence of his situation.  The verses in Job 29 from last evening described his respected status before his fellow man; but these verses describe his humiliation. “Having drawn the portrait of himself as he was, rich, honoured, blessed with children, flourishing, in favour with both God and man, … More Morning Readings: Job 30:12-27 & Acts 17:1-16 [July 12]

Evening Readings: Job 29 – 30:1 & Matt 5:13-33 [July 11]

The 1662 Book of Common Prayer’s readings for the evening of July 11: Job reminisces about his life with God prior to his present situation.  These are some of the expressions: His lamp shone over my head by His light I walked through darkness I was in the prime of my days friendship of God … More Evening Readings: Job 29 – 30:1 & Matt 5:13-33 [July 11]

Morning Readings: Job 28 & Acts 16:16-40 [July 11]

The 1662 Book of Common Prayer readings for this morning are Job 28 & Acts 16:16-40. Job 28:1-11 are a description of the valuable items found in the earth: silver, gold, iron, copper, precious stones, food and fire. Job 28:12-28: Job asks the question but where can wisdom and understanding be found? In other words … More Morning Readings: Job 28 & Acts 16:16-40 [July 11]

Morning Prayer: Exodus: 6:1-13 & 7:1-7 and Hebrews 11:1-12

The REC Book of Common Prayer Readings for today are:  Exodus 6:1-13 & 7:1-7 and Hebrews 11:1-12. Now the Lord tells Moses and Aaron that He appeared to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob and made a covenant with them and therefore He is going to bring Israel according to the covenant. Once He brings Israel is … More Morning Prayer: Exodus: 6:1-13 & 7:1-7 and Hebrews 11:1-12

Morning Prayer: Exodus 4:27-6:1 and Hebrews 10:19-39

The REC Book of Common Prayer’s readings for this morning are: Exodus 4:27-6:1and Hebrews 10:19-39. Now the Lord sends Aaron to meet Moses at Mt. Horeb, they discuss what the Lord told Moses and then depart for Egypt. The Lord’s plan is moving forward now.  Israel is on the precipice of being delivered although the … More Morning Prayer: Exodus 4:27-6:1 and Hebrews 10:19-39