Could our lives be described as vain? A working definition of vain is that which is worthless or futile. Peanut shells seem to be vain. Without the nut in the middle, of what use are they to mankind? They deserve to be broken, thrown on the floor of a Logan’s Steak House, trampled upon for a bit, until they … More I Will Not Be Vain!
Psalm 71 appears to have been written by an elderly saint. In his life, much water has passed beneath his bridge; he is not wet behind the ears. This man has seen the goodness and prosperity of the Lord. He has also been buffeted due to the mysterious decree of the sovereign God. However, despite the pain ordained and allowed by … More Because He Commands I Have Confidence
Job has been verbally sparing with his friends. He is not interested in spiritual debate. He is not seeking to be religiously contentious. Frankly, all he really needs is for his brothers in the faith to comfort him in his agony, but this has not been the case. Job’s friends continuously point out his transgressions. They … More Job 18-19: The Gospel According to Job