Does It Matter if Job Was a Real Person?

The issue of whether the biblical character Job is a “real person” or not is not a Christian essential. It is not necessary that Job be a real, historical person for the book to have its proper theological and practical influence. Why? Simply, some literary genres can communicate what God desires without referencing actual historical events….

Jesus, the Lamb of God Who Never Went Astray

I have gone astray like a lost sheep; seek your servant, for I do not forget your commandments. (Psalm 119:176) This verse ends the longest chapter in the Bible.  Psalm 119 is all about God’s word and the psalmist’s desire to follow it. Often he makes bold statements, as he does in verse 176, petitioning…

“Make Time” for Everything Else, Not the Bible

I can’t count the number of times I’ve heard someone say, “I don’t make time to spend in the Word every day.” God’s Word doesn’t go on a to-do list each day.  It is the list.  Perhaps we should “make time” for everything else we do on a daily basis instead of trying to make…