Job’s Daughters

Job’s Daughters

Job’s Daughters At the conclusion of the book of Job, God blesses him even more than before. One of the blessings mentioned is that Job has ten children. Seven are sons and three are daughters. What is interesting is that in an age when sons are...

Pray When it Doesn’t Make Sense

Pray When it Doesn’t Make Sense

Pray When it Doesn’t Make Sense After Job’s so-called friends fail so miserably to comfort him in his time of need, after they criticize and malign him, God steps in. God puts them in their place for what they said and affirms that Job has spoken...

The Mystery of Fasting

The Mystery of Fasting

The Mystery of Fasting Fasting, after falling out of favor, is being reclaimed as a viable spiritual discipline. While I admit to regularly fasting, I also admit to being regularly perplexed by its practice. Fasting is simply going without...

The Big Picture

The Big Picture

The Big Picture As readers of the book of Job, we are privy to the whole story: Satan torments Job in an effort to prove that Job’s Godly devotion is conditional, that it is dependent on circumstances. Job, however, does not have the luxury of...

The Movie Secretariat

The Movie Secretariat

The movie Secretariat evokes this fitting quote: Do you give the horse its strength or clothe its neck with a flowing mane? Do you make it leap like a locust, striking terror with its proud snorting? It paws fiercely, rejoicing in its strength...