Today we read the twelfth chapter of the Apostle Paul’s second letter to the Corinthians and the first three chapters of Job.
July 15: 2 Corinthians 12, Job 1, Job 2, Job 3 (click on the chapter to begin reading)
2 Corinthians 12. Paul described his vision of paradise and his thorn in the flesh (“for when I am weak, then I am strong”.) The marks of an Apostle are signs, wonders and miracles, and Paul displayed his love for the Church.
Job 1. This is the oldest book in the Bible and predates even the Pentateuch. It is written in old Aramaic. Job and his Family lived in in Uz, righteous before God. Satan attacked Job’s Character and as a result Job lost his property and his children.
Job 2. Satan Attacked Job’s Health, and then was visited by three friends, keeping him company for a week without saying a word.
Job 3. Job deplored his birth speaking to his his three friends, and they still kept quiet.