Month: November 2019

Christ in the Old Covenant Scriptures (19)

By Dan Lazich / November 30, 2019 /

The source of our righteousness. In the Old Covenant time, God continuously urged the people to rely on Him and surrender to His will. But many, like Job and his friends, erroneously believe that if they do what is commonly understood to be right, they will achieve a righteous and a blameless living. They failed…

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Christ in the Old Covenant Scriptures (18)

By Dan Lazich / November 23, 2019 /

Job defends his integrity, continued. Occasionally Job states that his hope is in the Lord; but, because his friends insist that he must have sinned, he quickly reverts to the defense of his integrity and self-righteousness. He even has the nerve to challenge God to a dialog. “‘Only grant me these two things, O God,…

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Christ in the Old Covenant Scriptures (17)

By Dan Lazich / November 16, 2019 /

Job defends his integrity. Seeing that Job has lost everything and suffers from painful sores, his wife advised him to “curse God and die.” “He replied, ‘You are talking like a foolish woman. Shall we accept good from God, and not trouble?’ In all this, Job did not sin in what he said.” Job 2:10,…

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Christ in the Old Covenant Scriptures (16)

By Dan Lazich / November 9, 2019 /

Job continued. “In the land of Uz there lived a man whose name was Job. This man was blameless and upright; he feared God and shunned evil.” Job 1:1, NIV. The land of Uz was the southern part of the Transjordan region; also called the East because it is East of the river Jordan. The…

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Christ in the Old Covenant Scriptures (15)

By Dan Lazich / November 2, 2019 /

Christ in the book of Job, an introduction. The book of Job is a “wisdom book,” the same category as the Proverbs and the Ecclesiastes. The book of Job, however, begins with a Prolog which sets a stage where the central drama unfolds; and ends with an Epilog which presents conclusions, and answers the questions…

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