God’s Point of View (Job 38-39)

"Where were you when I laid the earth’s foundation?  Tell me, if you understand.   Who marked off its dimensions?  Surely you know!  Who stretched a measuring line across it?  On what were its footings set, or who laid its cornerstone—while the morning stars sang together and all the angels shouted for joy?" (Job 38:4-7) Perspective is awfully important in life, isn't it? ... [Continue Reading]

The Hound of Heaven (Job 32-34)

God does all these things to a person—twice, even three times—to turn them back from the pit, that the light of life may shine on them. (Job 33:29-30) In the midst of his ignorant comments to Job, Elihu did happen upon a few profound truths.  One of those truths is the idea that God doesn't merely allow us to run away from Him.  There is a sense in which God pursues us ... [Continue Reading]