Maintaining Joy & Expectancy Prophets Russ & Kitty Walden minister in Springfield Missouri at a Prophetic Small Group on the theme “Maintaining Joy and Expectancy”.
Morning Light – April 26th, 2016 Today: [Job Thirty-Nine] How Does God Get Your Attention? In this chapter God continues to speak to Job out of a whirlwind. This is quite unusual and no doubt gets Job’s attention. It is interesting that God didn’t speak to Abraham out of any strange phenomena but simply as His covenant friend. Job struggled to grasp the love of God and to believe God was not the originator of his suffering. God had to go to great measures to convince Job and get him to listen to correction. What about us? Do we accept … (click link or title to continue)
Morning Light – April 25th, 2016 Today: [Job Thirty-Eight] God Replies to Job. In this verse after 35 chapters God speaks up and remonstrates with Job and his friends. In His challenge to Job the Father references the weather and astronomy in questioning Job’s knowledge of the world around him. Job and his friends didn’t have scriptures neither did they have a prophet like Moses. However Ge. 1:14 tells us that the heavens as well as the earth were for signs and seasons to speak to man of the existence of God and something of His eternal and loving character. … (click link or title to continue)
Morning Light – April 22nd, 2016: Turn Your Heart Toward God’s Glory in Time of Trial Today: [Job Thirty-Seven] Turn Your Heart Toward God’s Glory in Time of Trial. In this chapter Elihu continues to extol and glorify God. He is stunned in light of the majesty of God in the earth that Job and his friends would speak about their so-called understanding of God in such a cavalier manner. Job’s friends use God to win their arguments. Job shakes his fist at God and demands his answers. Elihu just wants to fall on his face and acknowledge the glory … (click link or title to continue)
Morning Light – April 21st, 2016: Do We Justify God or Ourselves in Suffering? Today: [Job Thirty-Six] Do We Justify God or Ourselves in Suffering? In the midst of suffering we very often seek to justify ourselves as not deserving of what we are going through. Sometimes we go to the furthest length and actually pervert or impugn the goodness of God because we feel we are suffering unfairly. Elihu in his continued discourse places himself in defense of the character of God reminding Job and his friends of the faithfulness of God toward us even when we are struggling … (click link or title to continue)