Scripture Unscripted


Scripture Unscripted, Episode 0050

In this we are discussing Job 4; 5:17-18; 6:11-17.
Speakers: Rev. Elizabeth Moseley, Rev. Phil Dieke, Rev. Neil Moseley

Show Notes

Job 4

Then Eliphaz the Temanite answered:

“If one ventures a word with you, will you be offended?
    But who can keep from speaking?
See, you have instructed many;
    you have strengthened the weak hands.
Your words have supported those who were stumbling,
    and you have made firm the feeble knees.
But now it has come to you, and you are impatient;
    it touches you, and you are dismayed.
Is not your fear of God your confidence,
    and the integrity of your ways your hope?

“Think now, who that was innocent ever perished?
    Or where were the upright cut off?
As I have seen, those who plow iniquity
    and sow trouble reap the same.
By the breath of God they perish,
    and by the blast of his anger they are consumed.
The roar of the lion, the voice of the fierce lion,
    and the teeth of the young lions are broken.
The strong lion perishes for lack of prey,
    and the whelps of the lioness are scattered.

“Now a word came stealing to me,
    my ear received the whisper of it.
Amid thoughts from visions of the night,
    when deep sleep falls on mortals,
dread came upon me, and trembling,
    which made all my bones shake.
A spirit glided past my face;
    the hair of my flesh bristled.
It stood still,
    but I could not discern its appearance.
A form was before my eyes;
    there was silence, then I heard a voice:
‘Can mortals be righteous before God?
    Can human beings be pure before their Maker?
Even in his servants he puts no trust,
    and his angels he charges with error;
how much more those who live in houses of clay,
    whose foundation is in the dust,
    who are crushed like a moth.
Between morning and evening they are destroyed;
    they perish forever without any regarding it.
Their tent-cord is plucked up within them,
    and they die devoid of wisdom.’

Job 5:17-18

“How happy is the one whom God reproves;
    therefore do not despise the discipline of the Almighty.
For he wounds, but he binds up;
    he strikes, but his hands heal.

Job 6:11-17

What is my strength, that I should wait?
    And what is my end, that I should be patient?
Is my strength the strength of stones,
    or is my flesh bronze?
In truth I have no help in me,
    and any resource is driven from me.

“Those who withhold kindness from a friend
    forsake the fear of the Almighty.
My companions are treacherous like a torrent-bed,
    like freshets that pass away,
that run dark with ice,
    turbid with melting snow.
In time of heat they disappear;
    when it is hot, they vanish from their place.

Published: 10/15/2017 12:00 AM

Tags: The Book of Job


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