From today’s reading in the One Year Chronological Bible dated 1/21:

Bildad is the next friend to try to cheer up Job. He tells Job to repent of all of his wrong doings and then the Lord will restore his prosperous state. Bildad falsely believes that living a good life is directly related to material wealth. Well, Bildad’s advice puts Job on the defense AGAIN which leads Job to cry out to the Lord AGAIN. Next up is buddy #3, Zophar. He tells Job that he deserves worse than what has already happened to him. Wow! This is really an encouraging bunch. Maybe they should have continued sitting in silence with Job while he mourned as they were doing in Job 2:13. That was probably a bit more beneficial than their words. We have a few more days of listening to the discouragement from Job’s friends before someone steps forward with some wise insight and then we will hear truth from the Lord! The friends, who think they have all the right answers, are about to learn a thing or two about our mighty God! Keep reading.

(Job 8:1-11:20)

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