Brace yourself...it is a lot of Leviticus this week!
We are on day 473 of having way to many snow days and way tomany days without sunshine. If you livein the Midwest right now you probably know exactly what I am talkingabout. The days are short, the sun islimited, and yes I am exaggerating. Imay be exaggerating on the actual number of days but … Continue reading Reflecting the light
Reading plan for February 10th-16th This week will be a tough one for me to get through all the reading. There is not much story line and a lot of details.Details on how to build the tabernacle.Details on how to sacrifice.Details on what the priest should wear.Details on the placement of basins.Details on who should … Continue reading Exodus 29-40 along with a little Numbers and a little Leviticus. (Feb 10th-16th of the reading plan)
Last week was crazy. My husband had his hip replaced, we had three days of school cancelled because it was freezing cold (-75 cold), and I was PMSing like a fire breathing dragon. I was stressed out. I was not pleasant to be around. I was on the edge of crying most of the week. … Continue reading Walkers, snow days, and other life circumstances.
January 28th Job has just vented to God. Pleading with God to show him what he needs to fix so the suffering can end. After he vents and pleads and cries to God he stops speaking. Job stops speaking His friends stop speaking Yet it is not quiet for long. Elihu, a young man who … Continue reading Job 30:1-Exodus 7:1-13. (Jan 27-Feb 2nd)
Job 12:1-14:22 After being told, once again, that his suffering is because of some specific sin Job has had enough. He retorts with: “Well I know a few things myself-and you’re not better than I am” Job 12:3 Job gives his friends feedback on all the words and supposed ‘wisdom’ they are giving him. He … Continue reading Guarded Steps
By chapter 9 of the book of Job, where we are in the reading the bible in 2019 plan, we are in the thick of 'advice' from Job's friends. The words he has received so far have included... "Stop and think" "If I were you..." "We have studied life and found all this to be … Continue reading “If only there was a mediator”
In the book of Job we are greeted by a conversation between God and Satan. The evil one is roaming the earth looking for people to turn away from the Lord. He has a conversation with God about one of God's servants, Job. The evil one makes the claim that the only reason Job is … Continue reading Notes on Job: Reading the bible in 2019
For I know that my redeemer lives... Job 5:1-7:21 A little 'background' on Job. https://lovedinspiteofself.com/2019/01/20/notes-on-job-reading-the-bible-in-2019/ Job 8:1-11:20 Job knows his guilt yet he does not know what to confess. In the beginning of the book God has declared Job to be a good, upright, and decent man. In spite of that declaration from God the … Continue reading Job 5:1-Job 29:25 (January 20th-26th)