A daily dose of spiritual exercise for men in various stages of their Christian walk

– Pray – Read Job 40:15-24 “Under the lotus plants he lies, hidden among the reeds in the marsh.” Job 40:21 – Observe This animal was the most impressive land animal God had ever created. Yet it could hide under lotus plants in water, and it was not afraid of flooding, and it was a […]

– Pray – Read Job 40:1-14 “would you discredit my justice? Would you condemn me to justify yourself?” Job 40:8 – Observe Okay, so there WAS something wrong with what Job said. Somewhere, what Job said discredited God’s justice. I failed to notice that. But, he did have very long speeches, so I am not […]

– Pray – Read Job 39:26-30 “His young ones feast on blood, and where the slain are, there is he.” Job 39:30 – Observe This also is part of God’s wisdom. The eagles help clean up the mess of human warfare. The interaction between God’s wisdom and human folly is fascinating. Only a truly powerful […]

– Pray – Read Job 39:13-25 “Yet when she spreads her feathers to run, she laughs at horse and rider.” Job 39:18 – Observe I have seen videos of ostriches running. I have seen live ostriches standing around in a pen near my home when a neighbor tried his hand at raising them. The ostrich […]

– Pray – Read Job 39:1-12 “He laughs at the commotion in the town; he does not hear a driver’s shout.” Job 39:7 – Observe Apparently, there were donkeys in Job’s time the had never been domesticated. They lived in the hills and salt flats of the wastelands, always searching for something green to eat, […]

– Pray – Read Job 38:34-41 “Who endowed the heart with wisdom or gave understanding to the mind?” Job 38:36 – Observe Even if Job could have answered the other questions, this one takes the cake. Clearly Job did not give himself wisdom and understanding. It all comes from God. – Do Thank God for […]

– Pray – Read Job 38:22-33 “when the waters become hard as stone, when the surface of the deep is frozen?” Job 38:30 – Observe What does frost from the heavens have to do with the surface of the deep being frozen? Is He really referring to a time when the ocean freezes? Come to […]

“Many are the afflictions of the righteous, But the Lord delivers him out of them all. He guards all his bones; Not one of them is broken. Evil shall slay the wicked, And those who hate the righteous shall be condemned. The Lord redeems the soul of His servants, And none of those who trust […]

– Pray – Read Job 38:12-21 “Surely you know, for you were already born! You have lived so many years!” Job 38:21 – Observe I smiled when I read this verse. Some of Job’s earlier comments indicate that he was older than his three friends. God is revealing Job’s pride here and making fun of […]

– Pray – Read Job 38:1-11 “When I said, ‘This far you may come and no farther; here is where your proud waves halt’ ?” Job 38:11 – Observe Think about having to decide for every edge of every ocean how far to allow the waves to come. Now add in the power to make […]

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