Job Chapter 6 

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Job 6

But Job answered and said,

Oh that my grief were throughly weighed, and my calamity laid in the balances together!

For now it would be heavier than the sand of the sea: therefore my words are swallowed up.

For the arrows of the Almighty are within me, the poison whereof drinketh up my spirit: the terrors of God do set themselves in array against me.

Doth the wild ass bray when he hath grass? or loweth the ox over his fodder?

Can that which is unsavoury be eaten without salt? or is there any taste in the white of an egg?

The things that my soul refused to touch are as my sorrowful meat.

Oh that I might have my request; and that God would grant me the thing that I long for!

Even that it would please God to destroy me; that he would let loose his hand, and cut me off!

10 Then should I yet have comfort; yea, I would harden myself in sorrow: let him not spare; for I have not concealed the words of the Holy One.

11 What is my strength, that I should hope? and what is mine end, that I should prolong my life?

12 Is my strength the strength of stones? or is my flesh of brass?

13 Is not my help in me? and is wisdom driven quite from me?

14 To him that is afflicted pity should be shewed from his friend; but he forsaketh the fear of the Almighty.

15 My brethren have dealt deceitfully as a brook, and as the stream of brooks they pass away;

16 Which are blackish by reason of the ice, and wherein the snow is hid:

17 What time they wax warm, they vanish: when it is hot, they are consumed out of their place.

18 The paths of their way are turned aside; they go to nothing, and perish.

19 The troops of Tema looked, the companies of Sheba waited for them.

20 They were confounded because they had hoped; they came thither, and were ashamed.

21 For now ye are nothing; ye see my casting down, and are afraid.

22 Did I say, Bring unto me? or, Give a reward for me of your substance?

23 Or, Deliver me from the enemy’s hand? or, Redeem me from the hand of the mighty?

24 Teach me, and I will hold my tongue: and cause me to understand wherein I have erred.

25 How forcible are right words! but what doth your arguing reprove?

26 Do ye imagine to reprove words, and the speeches of one that is desperate, which are as wind?

27 Yea, ye overwhelm the fatherless, and ye dig a pit for your friend.

28 Now therefore be content, look upon me; for it is evident unto you if I lie.

29 Return, I pray you, let it not be iniquity; yea, return again, my righteousness is in it.

30 Is there iniquity in my tongue? cannot my taste discern perverse things?

51 thoughts on “Job Chapter 6 

  1. ““One should be kind to a fainting friend, but you accuse me without any fear of the Almighty. My brothers, you have proved as unreliable as a seasonal brook that overflows its banks in the spring
    Job 6:14-15

    As Christians we must show God’s love to those who are suffering, it is not our Job to assume and judge. Instead unite with them in prayer.

    Job’s friends had little sympathy which they had shown him. He had looked for consolation in his trials, and he had a right to expect it; but he says that he had met with just the opposite.

    Are we going to be like Job’s friends?

    Have no sympathy for those who hurt or have walk away from the will of God.

    “Stop assuming my guilt, for I have done no wrong.”
    ‭‭Job‬ ‭6:29‬ ‭NLT‬‬

    It is time to take our judgmental hats off and show God’s love and compassion.

  2. 15. My brothers, you have proved as unreliable as a seasonal brook that overflows its banks in the spring

    16. when it is swollen with ice and melting snow.

    17. But when the hot weather arrives, the water disappears. The brook vanishes in the heat. NLT

    Don’t be ‘that’ “friend” – the one always there when things are going great, but nowhere to be found when things get tough.

    On the other hand, if you’re the one going through the hard times and it seems all your friends have left, remember you can always call on Jesus, the best friend anyone ever had!

    Matthew 28:20
    “… lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. Amen.”

  3. Job 6 : 3-4 [ Amp] For now it would be heavier than the sand of the sea; therefore my words have been rash and wild. [4] But it is ] because the arrows of the Almighty are within me, the poison which my Spirit drinks up ; the terrors of God’s set themselves in array against me. Lord help us to be humble before you and be submissive to your word. How’s your altar?

  4. 10 Then should I yet have comfort; yea, I would harden myself in sorrow: let him not spare; for I have not concealed the words of the Holy One.

    In all things stay faithful to God; He shall never fail us!

  5. 2 Oh that my grief were throughly weighed, and my calamity laid in the balances together!
    3 For now it would be heavier than the sand of the sea: therefore my words are swallowed up.

    If anybody ever had it bad it was job, if there was any reason to complain about anything going on it would have been him. The only thing he ever got chastise for during this trial was questioning God why it happened in the first place. There’s nothing wrong with being upset about your trial as long as you continue to endure and stay faithful. Job went later on to explain that even though he was bellowing he would not blame God, he refused to go against the holy word of God. Trials come, we will go through season but one thing we can count on is, knowing who our God is

  6. Job formed great expectations from his friends and was disappointed when he should of made God their confidence and help in time of need ,

  7. Honest words can be painful, but what do your criticisms amount to?
    Job 6:25 NLT
    https://bible.com/bible/116/job.6.25.NLT

    There is a time for criticism and there is a time for compassion. Constructive Critisism is one thing but to be criticized in a negative way In a time of despair is the worst feeling, God does everything for a reason. I have been beat down with criticism in the past, but I’ve rarely had someone speak positive in my life, until recently. Things happen everyday in someone’s life, the initial shock can hurt and feel like your world is crashing down, But when you walk in the house of God, you walk in that prayer room, you repent, you cry, you pray for the service, for every ministry, for the Pastor, for The First Lady, you thank Jesus, you shout HALLELUJAH, you walk in that sanctuary and you praise God, You sing, you Clap, you sing You clap, you lift up Holy hands,you shout HALLELUJAH , just like you did before anything happened, this is what happens, God says I want you to give this, it’s small you give that, and you dont think about it, you get in your car, you go home and eat dinner, you go to bed, you wake up the next day, and you say Thank you Jesus for this day, and be excited for what promis and purpose God has for you this day, Dont criticize, pray. Prayer moved Gods hand in Jobs situation, and prayer can move his hand in any situation, and what is lost I beleive will be given back!
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  8. 14 To him that is afflicted pity should be shewed from his friend; but he forsaketh the fear of the Almighty.

    15 My brethren have dealt deceitfully as a brook, and as the stream of brooks they pass away;

    It’s not our job to accuse our friends of things, or assume it’s our job to encourage them in Christ Jesus

  9. “If my misery could be weighed and my troubles be put on the scales, they would outweigh all the sands of the sea. That is why I spoke impulsively.
    Job 6:2‭-‬3 NLT
    https://bible.com/bible/116/job.6.2-3.NLT

    I complain about a lot going on in my life. There are times where I wonder why here and why now. Job had a right to cmplain; he was put through the ringer to put it bluntly. He lost his crops, his children, and all his livestock. Then he was afflicted with sores from his head to his feet. In all this he never cursed God or took His word in vain. Instead he worshipped and praised God.

    At least I can take comfort in this: Despite the pain, I have not denied the words of the Holy One. But I don’t have the strength to endure. I have nothing to live for. Do I have the strength of a stone? Is my body made of bronze?
    Job 6:10‭-‬12 NLT
    https://bible.com/bible/116/job.6.10-12.NLT

    I mean yeah there comes a time where it feels like the strength to fight is gone, but we have to keep going. We have to push through the storm. Let God lead the way. If I try the storm is only going to get worse. No matter what I’m going through: the one thing that has to remain constant. Is to never deny the Word. All the answers are right there. Our day to day lives can be based from the bible. It’s all in how you exacute your morning. This is an area that I know I have to work on; with the guidance of the Holy Spirit and the Word; I know that I can do this.

    Stop assuming my guilt, for I have done no wrong. Do you think I am lying? Don’t I know the difference between right and wrong?
    Job 6:29‭-‬30 NLT
    https://bible.com/bible/116/job.6.29-30.NLT

    One last thought; knowing the difference between what’s right and wrong is a good thing. Now it’s the choice I make; do I continue in the ways I know or take that step of faith. It can be a scary decision, but guess what God didn’t put fear or confusion in me. He put His Spirit in me; thank you Jesus.

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  10. 28 Now therefore be content, look upon me; for it is evident unto you if I lie.

    We cannot lean to our own understanding. This is why it is so important to have a relationship with God. This is why we must seek after His Kingdom. We must look to God for all the answers.

    Seek ye first the Kingdom of God
    How is your alter

  11. Is there iniquity in my tongue?

    We must all step back and ask ourselves what do we spend our time talking about? I’m I talking about the kingdom of God or the kingdom of satan? Because there is power in your tongue to speak life or death if our tounges are filled with iniquity we are not speaking life but death.

  12. Teach me, and I will keep quiet. Show me what I have done wrong. Honest words can be painful, but what do your criticisms amount to?
    Job 6:24‭-‬25 NLT
    https://bible.com/bible/116/job.6.24-25.NLT

    “If another believer sins against you, go privately and point out the offense. If the other person listens and confesses it, you have won that person back.
    Matthew 18:15 NLT
    https://bible.com/bible/116/mat.18.15.NLT

    Jumped really have no idea if he had never sinned, and he welcomed the principles that Jesus taught in Matthew 18. For his friend eliphaz to suggest things so strongly and not have any evidence to back it up Jobe challenges him 2 point out his sin if there is any in him so that he can repent and move on from the tragedy and torment that he’s going through.

  13. iLove the Kingdom in Action
    6 Can that which is unsavoury be eaten without salt? or is there any taste in the white of an egg?

    All these doctor folks that try to prove salt is bad…I believe Job is much wiser than you are. In fact doctors, stop practicing medicine and go get a Job. Sea salt is an excellent source of electrolytes, which has been shown to prevent muscle cramping during exercise. Sea salt contains sodium, magnesium, potassium, and calcium, all of which you need for optimal health. These minerals must come from your diet because your body can’t create them.

    Col 4:6 Let your speech be alway with grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how ye ought to answer every man.

    Job answered his friend’s accusations with a grain of salt. Most folks today seem to think salt is bad and therefore only eat “little” salt. But oh to the contrary my Northcutt brethren and Morganite friends, Just as it should be against the law to eat an egg white without salt; it should be against the law to speak words that are unseasoned. The law of God is grace and therefore we speak words of grace and mercy. We live in a world where folks just wanna speak their mind…well, that’s ok, just make sure your mind looks like a salt shaker. The word salt in the greek is:
    hal’-as
    G251; salt; figuratively prudence: – salt.

    Prudence
    the quality or fact of being prudent, or wise in practical affairs, as by providing for the future.
    caution with regard to practical matters; discretion.
    regard for one’s own interests.
    provident care in the management of resources; economy; frugality.

    Conclusion: We need to enjoy salt. Egg whites without salt is unbearable. Words spoken without being seasoned are like eating egg whites without salt. Season your food…Season your words.

  14. 11 What is my strength, that I should hope? and what is mine end, that I should prolong my life?

    12 Is my strength the strength of stones? or is my flesh of brass?

  15. 10 At least I can take comfort in this: Despite the pain, I have not denied the words of the Holy One. 11 But I don’t have the strength to endure. I have nothing to live for. 12 Do I have the strength of a stone? Is my body made of bronze? 13 No, I am utterly helpless, without any chance of success. 14 “One should be kind to a fainting friend, but you accuse me without any fear of the Almighty.

    Sometimes we vent to the ones closest to us when we don’t understand or are overwhelmed by the magnitude of circumstances-usually our spouse. As the spouse or closest friend we can sympathize and sometimes empathize but we should help our loved one direct their prayer to the Lord, even help seek Him so understanding can be gained. We all have suffering in this life but as in Job sometimes people experience extreme suffering seeking God -laying it all at his feet is all we can do, knowing all out tomorrows are known and allowed by Him.

  16. 24 Teach me, and I will hold my tongue: and cause me to understand wherein I have erred.

    A lesson we should all learn a take away from. Teach me and I will hold my tongue. This is probably one of the easiest and hardest things for us a humans!! It’s so easy to let our tongue get ahead of our thought process, to speak before thinking, and to say words that don’t need to be spoken out of spite or negativity. And at the same time of of the hardest things to hold back that same tongue and not speak I’ll of someone or something.

  17. Job 6:14, “To him that is afflicted pity should be shewed from his friend; but he forsaketh the fear of the Almighty.”

    Afflicted – (of a problem or illness) cause pain and suffering
    Pity – the feeling of sorrow and compassion caused by the suffering and misfortunes of others

    When someone is going through pain and suffering in their life, we should show them love and compassion. Most of the time, when someone is suffering, all they really need is a shoulder to lean on, a shoulder to cry on, a hand to hold on to, a hug…

    Be a Friend – “A friend loveth at all times…” (Prov. 17:17a)

  18. 24 Teach me, and I will hold my tongue: and cause me to understand wherein I have erred.

    25 How forcible are right words! but what doth your arguing reprove?

    26 Do ye imagine to reprove words, and the speeches of one that is desperate, which are as wind? KJV

    24Teach me, and I will keep quiet.
    Show me what I have done wrong.
    25Honest words can be painful,
    but what do your criticisms amount to?
    26Do you think your words are convincing
    when you disregard my cry of desperation? NLT

    so many times when going through hardships and trials, we have a opportunity to show what we are made of. Sometimes our flesh does not like being tested. It when God allows us to go through the storm it is to test our faith and confidence in him. So many times I see people that are quick to judge other to their situation and put blame everywhere else except where it needs to be. Many times when you try to teach those to choose their words wisely that’s when the bitterness and discontent comes out of the mouths of even saints of God.

    Just like the children of Israel murmured and complained when the met the tests of going to the promise land. I can say that without a doubt the truth will sometimes hurt and seem to be harsh, but it is the truth of the word of God that will be the foundation that will get us through to the promise land.

    If we are desperate enough in the midst of a situation, then we have to change the circumstances and not complain on how bad we have it. Seek God and all his glory and there will be deliverance for those that hold strong.

  19. Job 6:4 For the arrows of the Almighty are within me, the poison whereof drinketh up my spirit: the terrors of God do set themselves in array against me.

    His grief was so great that he could not reply.

  20. Job 6

    1 But Job answered and said,

    2 Oh that my grief were throughly weighed, and my calamity laid in the balances together!

    3 For now it would be heavier than the sand of the sea: therefore my words are swallowed up.

    4 For the arrows of the Almighty are within me, the poison whereof drinketh up my spirit: the terrors of God do set themselves in array against me.

    5 Doth the wild ass bray when he hath grass? or loweth the ox over his fodder?

    6 Can that which is unsavoury be eaten without salt? or is there any taste in the white of an egg?

    7 The things that my soul refused to touch are as my sorrowful meat.

    8 Oh that I might have my request; and that God would grant me the thing that I long for!

    9 Even that it would please God to destroy me; that he would let loose his hand, and cut me off!

    10 Then should I yet have comfort; yea, I would harden myself in sorrow: let him not spare; for I have not concealed the words of the Holy One.

    In Thee Oh Lord I put My Trust
    No weapon formed against me or my family will prosper ! We must proclaim the promises that God has for all of us.

  21. 5 Don’t I have a right to complain?
    Don’t wild donkeys bray when they find no grass,
    and oxen bellow when they have no food? NLT

    Although the NLT added “Don’t I have a right to complain” to verse 5, I couldn’t get away from it.

    How many times in our lives did we feel we have the right to complain? That our life was finally bad enough that we didn’t have to find the positive or praise God for the storm.

    I did find it interesting that the animal he chooses to speak of next was, the donkey. Donkeys have a notorious reputation for stubbornness.

    And through reading it, I couldn’t help but think what Pastor has been speaking the last couple of days “Eat your words”.

    Although Job’s life had turned to a total disaster, he’s asking don’t I have the right to complain and be as a donkey? Or we can encourage ourselves, eat the blessings that we speak. “This is tough, but God’s made me stronger”.

  22. ““One should be kind to a fainting friend, but you accuse me without any fear of the Almighty.”
    ‭‭Job‬ ‭6:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬

    “You, too, have given no help. You have seen my calamity, and you are afraid.”
    ‭‭Job‬ ‭6:21‬ ‭NLT‬‬

    Being falsely accused has got to be one of the most frustrating things to endure. Being falsely accused by a close friend or loved one is heart breaking. I can’t imagine how Job must have felt like.
    Lord, I pray that you give me your heart and eyes of compassion. And remove any judgemental thoughts from me of others.

    “We [earnestly] urge you, believers, admonish those who are out of line [the undisciplined, the unruly, the disorderly], encourage the timid [who lack spiritual courage], help the [spiritually] weak, be very patient with everyone [always controlling your temper].”
    ‭‭1 THESSALONIANS‬ ‭5:14‬ ‭AMP‬‬

    “My lovers and my friends stand aloof from my sore; and my kinsmen stand afar off.”
    ‭‭Psalms‬ ‭38:11‬ ‭KJV‬‬

  23. 10 Then should I yet have comfort; yea, I would harden myself in sorrow: let him not spare; for I have not concealed the words of the Holy One.

    11 What is my strength, that I should hope? and what is mine end, that I should prolong my life?

    12 Is my strength the strength of stones? or is my flesh of brass

  24. MSG – 14-23 “When desperate people give up on God Almighty,
    their friends, at least, should stick with them.

    No truer words have ever been spoken than this – hurting people hurt people. This is the case in today’s chapter; Job was discouraged and he wanted his friends to take his side.

    I want to be a true friend and feel the pain of my friends that are hurting, but love them enough to tell them like it is, not sugar coat where they are but have compassion in doing so as to not injure them more.

    A friend can turn the tide in someone’s life just by being a listening ear, then pointing them in the right direction. Lord help me to be a true friend.

  25. FIRST THE KINGDOM
    FRIENDSHIP

    14 To him that is afflicted pity should be shewed from his friend; but he forsaketh the fear of the Almighty.

    Friendships are often defined and strengthened by trust. Trust is built not over a series of opportunities. Friends will converse in times of trial as well as times of triumph.

    The WORD of GOD here through Job and his devastation teaches us the role of a FRIEND in time of affliction. Friendships at times can be challenging and even confusing. We are BLESSED with few FRIENDS, but have many acquaintances.

    Pity should be shown from a friend when we are afflicted. This is when real and true friendships are forged. We can all be friends when everything goes well. But, in affliction friends are identified.

    Consider:
    John 15:13 Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.
    14 Ye are my friends, if ye do whatsoever I command you.
    15 Henceforth I call you not servants; for the servant knoweth not what his lord doeth: but I have called you friends; for all things that I have heard of my Father I have made known unto you.

    JESUS is THAT friend. HE is the one we run to in times of affliction. JESUS will show pity, HE is my FRIEND. The KING is my FRIEND. This fact brings JOY to my soul.

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  26. “All I want is an answer to one prayer, a last request to be honored: Let God step on me—squash me like a bug, and be done with me for good. I’d at least have the satisfaction of not having blasphemed the Holy God, before being pressed past the limits. Where’s the strength to keep my hopes up? What future do I have to keep me going? Do you think I have nerves of steel? Do you think I’m made of iron? Do you think I can pull myself up by my bootstraps? Why, I don’t even have any boots!”
    Job 6:8‭-‬13 MSG

    “By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yea, we wept… We hanged our harps upon the willows in the midst thereof. For there they that carried us away captive required of us a song; and they that wasted us required of us mirth, saying, Sing us one of the songs of Zion. How shall we sing the Lord’s song in a strange land?”
    Psalms 137:1‭-‬4 KJV

    Hopelessness and depression are very real, and even those mightily used of God are prone to experience them from time to time. Elijah, David, Jeremiah, and Moses all battled anguish of soul and hopelessness of spirit when they put their hopes in this life and gazed too long upon their own circumstances.

    It is true that when life comes crashing down around us and dreams are shattered, when the losses in life so far outweigh the gains that hope of all earthly happiness seems lost and expectations of good are no longer even conceivable, it is easier to pray for death than to sing a song of mirth or to encourage oneself in the Lord.

    Easier…but not impossible…

    “And if our hope in Christ is only for this life, we are more to be pitied than anyone in the world.”
    1 Corinthians 15:19 NLT

    We must train ourselves to place our expectations on heavenly promises, so that we can experience grief and disappointment while still commanding our focus to remain on the goodness of God. Our hope in Christ should not be for heaven on this temporary earth but for this temporal flesh to be transformed so that it can spend eternity with Him in the place He has prepared for us.

    “If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God. Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth.”
    Colossians 3:1‭-‬2 KJV

    The enemy went after Job’s faith. He wanted Job to get so caught up in his pain that he would forget the goodness of God, curse Him, and die. The one thing we can count on about the enemy is that his plan never changes. He wants us to focus on the losses in life (the hurts, pains, and disappointments), to become so overwhelmed with grief that we think God no longer loves us.

    He wants to load us full of unrealistic (and unbiblical) expectations of happiness and perfectness in this life so that we accuse God of failing us when things don’t go our way. He wants us to look in the grave of our loved ones, to feel the pain of our diseased bodies, and to stand in horror when disasters strike and proclaim, “If God is so good, then why…?”

    The devil wants us all to curse God and die.

    Depression, hopelessness, and disappointed expectations are tools he will use against us to bring us to this end. We should not be surprised, then, when we find ourselves or someone we love praying that God would just “take me home,” for the enemy knows it is often easier for us to put our hope in death than to face the pains and struggles of life.

    Still, if we can remember that this life and this pain are temporary; if we can rehearse, not our losses but, the faithfulness of a God who has given us exceeding great and precious promises; and if we can pick up our heads and our harps and the heavy hands that hang down and sing “Hallelujah Anyhow” until it revives the spirit and refocuses the eyes, then we can come through the darkness with new hope and inner joy.

    Don’t let the devil tempt you to take the easy way out. In your darkest night, there is still the hope of Heaven. There is still the light of God’s unfailing love to guide you as you push your way through to victorious faith. This life is but a vapor, but God has promised you everlasting joy. So, while you cry your tears, don’t forget to tighten your grip on His promises.

  27. ““Oh that my request would come to pass, And that God would grant me the thing that I long for!”
    ‭‭JOB‬ ‭6:8‬ ‭AMP‬‬

    It’s easy to call Him faithful when everything is going right. But what happens when He doesn’t answer your request on your timing or in the way you wanted? Is your relationship with God strong enough that you can still praise Him in the storm?

    When the answer does not come when we want, when we have the continuity of pain, and He seems to be silent, we must remain confident that there is a greater purpose behind it, and that when it is revealed, we shall thank God that He did not give us what we wanted but what we needed.

    Even when I’m faithless, He remains Faithful!

  28. ““One should be kind to a fainting friend, but you accuse me without any fear of the Almighty. My brothers, you have proved as unreliable as a seasonal brook that overflows its banks in the spring when it is swollen with ice and melting snow. But when the hot weather arrives, the water disappears. The brook vanishes in the heat. The caravans turn aside to be refreshed, but there is nothing to drink, so they die. The caravans from Tema search for this water; the travelers from Sheba hope to find it. They count on it but are disappointed. When they arrive, their hopes are dashed. You, too, have given no help. You have seen my calamity, and you are afraid. But why? Have I ever asked you for a gift? Have I begged for anything of yours for myself? Have I asked you to rescue me from my enemies, or to save me from ruthless people?”
    ‭‭Job‬ ‭6:14-23‬ ‭NLT‬‬

    Job wasn’t asking his friends to pay him money or to ransom him from kidnappers. All he wanted was some words of comfort, and he heard none.
    Lord help me to be a good friend through the good and bad..

  29. 24 Teach me, and I will hold my tongue: and cause me to understand wherein I have erred.

    Sometimes it’s best to hold our tongues and listen. We learn the most when we have control over that weapon in our mouth. Our tongue either helps or hinders, heals or hurts. This is why we should always think before we speak. Learn from where we make mistakes and be coachable. If you can take correction and learn from it that’s growth.

  30. 2“If my misery could be weighed and my troubles be put on the scales, 3 they would outweigh all the sands of the sea. That is why I spoke impulsively.

    It seems that on a daily basis we are carrying weights on our back. The daily struggles we face can weigh us down. But God tells us to cast our worries onto him. Don’t worry about the struggles of life. God will provide no matter what.

  31. I Love To Worship The Lord

    Job 6:17-21 (Why?)
    In Job’s speeches he often shifts from addressing one of his friends to speak directly to God. His anguished cries of “why” express doubts any person might feel in similar circumstances. It’s not wrong to question God or His ways. Job’s questioning can be an act of faith, for though Job does not understand, he holds fast to the conviction that God is.

  32. 24 Teach me, and I will hold my tongue: and cause me to understand wherein I have erred.

    25 How forcible are right words! but what doth your arguing reprove?

    26 Do ye imagine to reprove words, and the speeches of one that is desperate, which are as wind?

    This somehow relates to me, at times I can feel instead of listening, I’m speaking, and when I’m not speaking I’m thinking, I believe Job was in a wondering stage, where he wanted to know what he was doing wrong, so he could fix it, but at times sometimes we can be made right with God and it’s still his will for us to go through firery furnances, for him to bring us out in his timing for his GLORY. I have been painful hurt to my soul and desperate at times, in things I’ve had to face or walk through, just like JOB and all I can do is pray and hope hard, bitter times does not fall upon me again, but if it does, I have learned to put my Trust in The Lord. Sometimes, it’s nothing you can say or do to make things go away any faster, we only need to be still and know HE IS GOD!
    Great Chapter!!!!

  33. I love this message. Job came through alot . It shows us that everyone gets weary in faith but if we keep going we’ll be blessed -Tiniya

  34. “One should be kind to a fainting friend, but you accuse me without any fear of the Almighty. My brothers, you have proved as unreliable as a seasonal brook that overflows its banks in the spring when it is swollen with ice and melting snow. But when the hot weather arrives, the water disappears. The brook vanishes in the heat. The caravans turn aside to be refreshed, but there is nothing to drink, so they die. You, too, have given no help. You have seen my calamity, and you are afraid.
    Job 6:14‭-‬18‭, ‬21 NLT
    Job points out the problem with his friends counsel. They are supposed to be comforting him but instead they are accusing him. Job was counting on their comfort but instead all he received was disappointment. They provided no help at a time when he needed it most. The KJV says that pity should be shown to the afflicted but all Job got was judgement. Lord help us to show compassion to those who are suffering!

  35. Verse 9 says…..
    9 Even that it would please God to destroy me; that he would let loose his hand, and cut me off!

    This was the main scripture that came to me, and it said cut me off were the main words to me . Sometimes when we are upset or disappointed we think it’s ok to just let God loose. If God did not answer what you asked for, don’t keep beefing just wait until he answers. Paiteints is the one tool we will use for the rest of our life’s. We can’t just get upset and keep doing what we are doing we have to wait to the time is right. There is a quote that says something like “ There is a right time for everything, and when the time is right it will be right.” Sometimes when we have to wait on people to do something we asked just think of it as a lesson. Here I Earth we have to learn everything we can to do GREAT in heaven. WAIT TO THE TIME IS RIGHT POFW!!!😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁

  36. Job 6: 8, “Oh that I might have my request; and that God would grant me the thing that I long for!” A deep cry of Job. With all he was going through, this is at his heart. But look, this sounds like Jabez in 1 Chronicles 4: 10, “And Jabez called on the God of Israel, saying, Oh that thou wouldest bless me indeed, and enlarge my coast, and thine hand might be with me, and that thou wouldest keep me from evil, that it may not grieve me! And God granted him that he requested.”

  37. The Lord said to Satan, “Have you considered and reflected on My servant Job? For there is none like him on the earth, a blameless and upright man, one who fears God [with reverence] and abstains from and turns away from evil [because he honors God].”
    JOB 1:8 AMP
    https://bible.com/bible/1588/job.1.8.AMP

    So i had to go back to this because when pastor mentioned it i sort of had a revelation. I was like” i new it” , this story of job was a test to prove how faithful and righteous he was. But i didnt want to comment because i doubted myself. I hadnt commented on the fact that God puts us trough test to test our faith because because i thought satan picked job out and it didnt make sense. But i guess it still makes sense now that i think about it. But job starts to doubt his ability to decern right and wrong. Did i unknowingly do somthing wrong did i offend somone? Can i not tell the difference?

    Now please look at me, And see if I lie to your face [for you know that I would not]. Turn away [from your suspicion], let there be no injustice; Turn away, my righteousness and vindication is still in it. Is there injustice or malice on my tongue? Can my palate not discern what is destructive?
    JOB 6:28‭-‬30 AMP
    https://bible.com/bible/1588/job.6.28-30.AMP

    The spirit of doubt is ugly and deceitful. It bruses a persons confidence and integrity. Doubt causes faith to dwindle because of its power to bully the spirit. “Im not good enough” maybe or “a person like me cant be God’s child” or “maybe im not being a good Christian after all” eventually you give up because you see what your doing isnt working.

  38. 8 Oh that I might have my request; and that God would grant me the thing that I long for!

    Sometimes the thing we are asking for is not what God is designing for us. He wants one thing and we want something different we must be willing to follow after him and His desire. Then there are times where our desire and His desire meet in perfect harmony. I’m so thankful for those moments to buy I’m also grateful for the time he’s teaching me to trust him.

  39. Verse 14 MSG “When desperate people give up on God Almighty, their friends, at least, should stick with them.” A lot of people can have a number of friends; but, a true friend can be found in Jesus.

  40. 24 Teach me, and I will hold my tongue: and cause me to understand wherein I have erred.

    I’m pretty sure we all have asked it at one point I our lives if not still do. What did I do wrong? We need to take note that the relationship between Job and God is kinda silent. God does not say much through this season but allows situations to speak. I believe it’s a level of maturity reached in which God allows you to walk in front a few steps ahead as He watches closely. It is here when you rely on what you’ve learned. Throughout the season, throughout the times you’ve seen and heard the guidance now walk the way we have been shown. And He watches and proves our hearts and confidence in Him and what you’ve learned of him. Its the time to apply what has been learned.

  41. “Confront me with the truth and I’ll shut up, show me where I’ve gone off the track. Honest words never hurt anyone…”
    ‭‭Job‬ ‭6:24-25‬ ‭MSG‬‬

    I realize in this chapter Job is just crying out with a “woe is me attitude.” However, I really felt this verse stood out because it’s very important for us to give ear to what our leaders have to say to us in our time of trouble or correction. A lot of times we want to complain and go on about what’s wrong in our life when we have people that are trying to correct us and help us move on from this season in our life but we’re too busy fussing to listen to what they have to say.

  42. 25 How painful are honest words! But what do your arguments prove?

    Can you put yourself in a similar situation? I believe all of us at some point have been in a trial and cry out to God WHY and question the things were going through. The answer isn’t always pleasing, the trial keeps you biting your nails but if you just keep your faith up by prayer in the holy ghost then you shouldn’t have anything to worry about. The truth can hurt to hear, but if its one voice i wanna hear the truth from its God himself. Sometimes its the trial that takes us back to the altar sadly to search ourselves and seek the face of God. I don’t thing that’s whats going on here but i do believe we go through things like this for that reason. I feel the fire before the fire and Gods about to do something amazing

  43. 4 For the arrows of the Almighty are within me, the poison whereof drinketh up my spirit: the terrors of God do set themselves in array against me.

    The words of Job, and the thoughts that entered his mind confirm that he expressly felt as though the wrath of God was directed towards him.

    I suppose having any common individual upset with you perhaps to an extent could cause some type of distress. But I cannot imagine would it would feel like to have God totally dismantle and take all, including assets, health, and the hedge protection that was upon Job.

    We understand that all of these elements were turned over to the adversary, all that Job possessed was in the hands of the enemy. Having understood this, what could Job possibly have felt?

    Losing all, and to finalize the ordeal, having the feeling of the abandonment of God, and not only this but also feeling as he stated “The arrows of the Almighty are within me”. What a feeling. To feel as though God has taken aim at you with a fiery force against you.

    To handle all of this, and yet remain faithful and charged not God foolishly what a character, what a servant, and what dedication.

    The weight of the trial, and the weight of separation caused by death, and the loss of all assets was horrendous, but could it be that what caused Job more grief was the fact that he somehow felt that God had forgotten about him? Or was exceedingly angry with him?

    Jobs states… Even that it would please God to destroy me; that he would let loose his hand, and cut me off!

    The desire of Job was that God would just destroy him.

    A man that was upright, a man that was perfect, a man that eschewed evil, yet he was convinced that he was done, that God fairly should do away with him.

    But in the midnight hour of his life, God was receiving glory, Job was saturated with so many elements of despair that caused him great sadness and frustration, but God was pleased with Job as he never retreated and confessed a foolish charged against God.

    It’s in the midnight hour that things are not always clear, I’ve learned this – it’s not always on the mountain top that a new song is given.

    Many times a new song is given for one to sing when facing the valley of the shadow of death. You get a whole new glimpse of things in the valley, it’s not easy walking in the valley. Sometimes in the valley it serves good to get a new glimpse of the cross at Calvary.

    But as a promise, he did say he would compass us about with songs of deliverance!
    I have always believed that if you can get a hold of his nailed scared hand, he can lead you through the valley.

  44. Oh that my grief were throughly weighed, and my calamity laid in the balances together!

    3 For now it would be heavier than the sand of the sea: therefore my words are swallowed up.

    4 For the arrows of the Almighty are within me, the poison whereof drinketh up my spirit: the terrors of God do set themselves in array against me.

    5 Doth the wild ass bray when he hath grass? or loweth the ox over his fodder?

    6 Can that which is unsavoury be eaten without salt? or is there any taste in the white of an egg?

    7 The things that my soul refused to touch are as my sorrowful meat.

    8 Oh that I might have my request; and that God would grant me the thing that I long for!

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