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Job and Adam - Article
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Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... as Adam, by hiding mine iniquity in my bosom." (Job 31:33) The patriarch Job lived long before Moses and the writing of the Pentateuch, yet he knew about Adam and his fall and likewise about God's curse on the world because of Adam's...
Absolute Trust - Article
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Henry Morris, Ph.D. - salvation: for an hypocrite shall not come before Him” (Job 13:15,16). The patriarch Job was, according to God’s own testimony, the most perfect and upright man in all the earth (Job 1:8), yet he was subjected to the most severe...
Come Forth As Gold - Article
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John D. Morris, Ph.D. - ... supreme importance to God was certainly recognized by godly Job in the midst of his heavy trials, for he claimed: "But He knoweth the way that I take: when He hath tried me, I shall come forth as gold" (Job 23:10). The context for this...
He Knoweth - Article
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John L. Groenlund, Th.D. - ... when He hath tried me, I shall come forth as gold” (Job 23:10). While Job, the speaker in our text verse, was an Old Testament “saint,” his experiences under trial are applicable to modern-day “saints.” The word...
Yet Trouble Came - Article
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Norman P. Spotts, D.D. - ... had I rest, neither was I quiet; yet trouble came" (Job 3:26). When Satan brought the first attack on Job, using the Sabeans to take away his oxen and asses, killing his servants (1:14-15), he feared that more trouble would come, and it...
Demonic Discouragement - Article
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Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... is in the dust, which are crushed before the moth?” (Job 4:18,19). This was the strange message delivered to Eliphaz, the first of the three friends who proved such “miserable comforters” to Job in his sufferings, by...
The Test Of Faith - Article
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Norman P. Spotts, D.D. - ... the temptation arises to doubt the very presence of God? Job was tested in such a way. He said, "Even to day is my complaint bitter: my stroke is heavier than my groaning. Oh that I knew where I might find Him! . . . Behold, I go forward,...
The “oh” Of The Escapist - Article
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Norman P. Spotts, D.D. - ... tempest” (v.8). Another of God’s great sufferers, Job, expressed this same longing to escape the horrible realities of the present. “Oh that I were as in months past, as in the days when God preserved me; When His candle shined...
Complaints - Article
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Norman P. Spotts, D.D. - “Then Job answered and said, Even today is my complaint bitter: my stroke is heavier than my groaning” (Job 23:1,2). In the Old Testament there are only three notables who used the word “complaint” when they spoke: Hannah,...
Our “why?” Questions - Article
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Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... difficult experiences from time to time—loss of a job, a painful injury, failure of some plan, death of a needed loved one, even facing a terminal illness of his own—and the natural tendency is to cry out: “Why, O God?” ...
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