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Commentary On Job 23:1-17

Job 23:1–7 (ESV) 1 Then Job answered and said: 2  “Today also my complaint is bitter; my hand is heavy on account of my groaning. 3  Oh, that I knew where I might find him, that I might come even to his seat! 4  I would lay my case before him and fill my mouth with arguments. 5  I would …

Commentary On Job 14:1-22

CHAPTER 14 Death Comes Soon to All Job had turned from speaking to his friends, finding it to no purpose to reason with them, and here he goes on to speak to God and himself. He had reminded his friends of their frailty and mortality (ch. 13:12); here he reminds himself of his own, and pleads it with God for …

Commentary On Job 12:12-25

Job 12:12–25 (ESV) 12  Wisdom is with the aged, and understanding in length of days. 13  “With God are wisdom and might; he has counsel and understanding. 14  If he tears down, none can rebuild; if he shuts a man in, none can open. 15  If he withholds the waters, they dry up; if he sends them out, they overwhelm …

The Great Commandment

Mark 12:28–34 (ESV) 28 And one of the scribes came up and heard them disputing with one another, and seeing that he answered them well, asked him, “Which commandment is the most important of all?” 29 Jesus answered, “The most important is, ‘Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. 30 And you shall love the Lord …

The Sadducees Ask About the Resurrection

Mark 12:18–27 (ESV) 18 And Sadducees came to him, who say that there is no resurrection. And they asked him a question, saying, 19 “Teacher, Moses wrote for us that if a man’s brother dies and leaves a wife, but leaves no child, the man must take the widow and raise up offspring for his brother. 20 There were seven …

Commentary On Job 4:1-21

CHAPTER 4 Job having warmly given vent to his passion, and so broken the ice, his friends here come gravely to give vent to their judgment upon his case, which perhaps they had communicated to one another apart, compared notes upon it and talked it over among themselves, and found they were all agreed in their verdict, that Job’s afflictions …

Commentary On Mark 8:22-26

Mark 8:22–26 (ESV) 22 And they came to Bethsaida. And some people brought to him a blind man and begged him to touch him. 23 And he took the blind man by the hand and led him out of the village, and when he had spit on his eyes and laid his hands on him, he asked him, “Do you …

Commentary On Job 3:1-26

“You have heard of the patience of Job,” says the apostle, Jam. 5:11. So we have, and of his impatience too. We wondered that a man should be so patient as he was (ch. 1 and 2), but we wonder also that a good man should be so impatient as he is in this chapter, where we find him cursing …

Commentary On Mark 6:1-6

Mark 6:1–6 (ESV) 1 He went away from there and came to his hometown, and his disciples followed him. 2 And on the Sabbath he began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard him were astonished, saying, “Where did this man get these things? What is the wisdom given to him? How are such mighty works done by …

Commentary On Romans 5:1-5

Romans 5:1–5 (ESV) 1 Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. 2 Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God. 3 Not only that, but we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing …