Job

Job 22

Read Job 22 Eliphaz 22 Then Eliphaz the Temanite replied: 2 “Can a man be of benefit to God?     Can even a wise person benefit him? 3 What pleasure would it give the Almighty if you were righteous?     What would he gain if your ways were blameless? 4 “Is it for your piety that he rebukes you     and brings charges against …

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Job 21

Read Job 21 Job 21 Then Job replied: 2 “Listen carefully to my words;     let this be the consolation you give me. 3 Bear with me while I speak,     and after I have spoken, mock on. 4 “Is my complaint directed to a human being?     Why should I not be impatient? 5 Look at me and be appalled;     clap your hand …

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Job 20

Read Job 20 Zophar 20 Then Zophar the Naamathite replied: 2 “My troubled thoughts prompt me to answer     because I am greatly disturbed. 3 I hear a rebuke that dishonors me,     and my understanding inspires me to reply. 4 “Surely you know how it has been from of old,     ever since mankind was placed on the earth, 5 that the mirth of …

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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 19

Read Job 19 Job 19 Then Job replied: 2 “How long will you torment me    and crush me with words?3 Ten times now you have reproached me;    shamelessly you attack me.4 If it is true that I have gone astray,    my error remains my concern alone.5 If indeed you would exalt yourselves above me    and use my humiliation against me,6 then know that God has wronged me    and drawn his net around …

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Job 18

Read Job 18 Bildad 18 Then Bildad the Shuhite replied: 2 “When will you end these speeches?     Be sensible, and then we can talk. 3 Why are we regarded as cattle     and considered stupid in your sight? 4 You who tear yourself to pieces in your anger,     is the earth to be abandoned for your sake?     Or must the rocks be …

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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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