Scott Walter

Job 17

Read Job 17 17 1 My spirit is broken,     my days are cut short,     the grave awaits me. 2 Surely mockers surround me;     my eyes must dwell on their hostility. 3 “Give me, O God, the pledge you demand.     Who else will put up security for me? 4 You have closed their minds to understanding;     therefore you will not let them triumph. 5 If …

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Job 16

Read Job 16 Job 16 Then Job replied: 2 “I have heard many things like these;     you are miserable comforters, all of you! 3 Will your long-winded speeches never end?     What ails you that you keep on arguing? 4 I also could speak like you,     if you were in my place; I could make fine speeches against you     and shake …

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Job 15

Read Job 15 Eliphaz 15 Then Eliphaz the Temanite replied: 2 “Would a wise person answer with empty notions     or fill their belly with the hot east wind? 3 Would they argue with useless words,     with speeches that have no value? 4 But you even undermine piety     and hinder devotion to God. 5 Your sin prompts your mouth;     you adopt the tongue …

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Job 14

Read Job 14 14 “Mortals, born of woman,     are of few days and full of trouble. 2 They spring up like flowers and wither away;     like fleeting shadows, they do not endure. 3 Do you fix your eye on them?     Will you bring them before you for judgment? 4 Who can bring what is pure from the impure?     No one! 5 A person’s days …

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Rest Day

Rest Day Today is a Rest Day. There is no new Bible reading to do. Today, the goal is simple: rest in the presence of God. Maybe you need to use today to get caught up on the reading plan if you’re behind, maybe you want to journal what you’re learning so you don’t forget …

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Job 13

Read Job 13 13 “My eyes have seen all this,     my ears have heard and understood it. 2 What you know, I also know;     I am not inferior to you. 3 But I desire to speak to the Almighty     and to argue my case with God. 4 You, however, smear me with lies;     you are worthless physicians, all of you! …

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Job 12

Read Job 12 Job 12 Then Job replied: 2 “Doubtless you are the only people who matter,     and wisdom will die with you! 3 But I have a mind as well as you;     I am not inferior to you.     Who does not know all these things? 4 “I have become a laughingstock to my friends,     though I called on God …

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Job 11

Read Job 11 Zophar 11 Then Zophar the Naamathite replied: 2 “Are all these words to go unanswered?     Is this talker to be vindicated? 3 Will your idle talk reduce others to silence?     Will no one rebuke you when you mock? 4 You say to God, ‘My beliefs are flawless     and I am pure in your sight.’ 5 Oh, how I wish that …

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Job 10

Read Job 10 10 “I loathe my very life;     therefore I will give free rein to my complaint     and speak out in the bitterness of my soul. 2 I say to God: Do not declare me guilty,     but tell me what charges you have against me. 3 Does it please you to oppress me,     to spurn the work of your …

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Job 9

Read Job 9 Job 9 Then Job replied: 2 “Indeed, I know that this is true.    But how can mere mortals prove their innocence before God?3 Though they wished to dispute with him,    they could not answer him one time out of a thousand.4 His wisdom is profound, his power is vast.    Who has resisted him and come out unscathed?5 He moves mountains without their knowing …

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