in Him

These three things I want you to know

In the later part of the first chapter, Paul reveals that he often prays for these saints, that in the enlightened condition they enjoy IN CHRIST, that the Spirit would reveal to them three things.

In this lessone we touch on the first two of these eternal truths which are SO essential for a heart trained towards a proper response to the blessings of position and privlege we all have IN HIM!

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Vindicator Job

I know my Vindicator lives!

These are some interesting chapters from which we get some common phrases such as “gnashing teeth”, “Skin of teeth” & “I know my Redeemer lives”.

In regard to this last phrase, this original context bares little in common with its typical usage, but reveals a deeper side to Job’s thoughts on God.

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Job Tree

Job aruges, “If only I were a tree…”

It is revealed in these chapters that Job has moved from hurt, to confused, to frustrated only to arive now at anger. Even his words to and about God are spoken with the flash of anger in his eyes according to Eliphaz.

One can hardly blame Job OR his friends for that matter. They simply have no context for what is happening. So for now, an ongoing blame game is the basis and content of all their arguments.

A good take away from these chapters is that silence is golden and words spoken without understanding nearly always lead to sin.

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