Today we read the last chapter of Galatians and one chapter of Job.
July 27: Galatians 6, Job 33 (click on the chapter to begin reading).
Galatians 6. Bear one another’s burdens and at the same time each one should carry his own burden. A man reaps what he sows, be generous and do good, especially to those of the household of faith. Glory only in the cross. Paul gives a final blessings.
Job 33. Elihu continues and contradicts Job, no one is righteous before God.
Today we read the fifth chapter of Galatians and two chapters of Job.
July 26: Galatians 5, Job 31, Job 32 (click on the chapter to begin reading).
Galatians 5, “ Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage.” Paul speaks of christian liberty, love fulfills the law and walking in the spirit.
Job 31. Job ends his defense.
Job 32. Elihu, a younger fellow appears and speaks against Job’s friends.
Today we read the fourth chapter of Galatians and two chapters of Job.
July 25: Galatians 4, Job 29, Job 30 (click on the chapter to begin reading).
Galatians 4. Paul tells the Galatians they are children of God and heirs of the promise, but still, he fears for the Church since they prefer the law over the promise. He explains it through two covenants, one in bondage through the law, the other in freedom through the Spirit.
Job 29. Job gives his best defense, and recalls the good old days when God was with him.
Job 30: “But now they that are younger than I have me in derision, whose fathers I would have disdained to have set with the dogs of my flock.” Things are not going well for Job.
Today we read the third chapter of Galatians and two chapters of Job.
July 24: Galatians 3, Job 27, Job 28 (click on the chapter to begin reading).
Galatians 3. We are justified by faith, even as Abraham was justified by faith. The law brings a curse, it is impossible to keep the law. God gave the everlasting promise to Abraham before the law. “The Law was our schoolmaster to bring us unto Christ.” “For ye are all the children of God by faith in Christ Jesus. For as many of you as have been baptized into Christ have put on Christ. There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus. And if ye be Christ’s, then are ye Abraham’s seed, and heirs according to the promise.“
Job 27. Through all this Job maintained his integrity.
Job 28, Job continued with a discourse on wisdom.
Today we read the second chapter of Galatians and four chapters of Job.
July 23: Galatians 2, Job 23, Job 24, Job 25, Job 26 (click on the chapter to begin reading).
Galatians 2. Paul is vigorously defending the gospel and warns the Galatians there is no return to the Law! “ for if righteousness come by the law, then Christ is dead in vain.”
Job 23. Job proclaims God’s righteous judgments. Rejoice in the Lord. “ But he knoweth the way that I take: when he hath tried me, I shall come forth as gold.“
Job 24. Job complains of violence on earth.
Job 25. Bildad asks the question: How can man be righteous?
Job 26. Job replies and speaks of man’s frailty and God’s majesty.
Today we read the first chapter of Galatians and three chapters of Job.
July 22: Galatians 1, Job 20, Job 21, Job 22 (click on the chapter to begin reading).
Galatians 1. Paul starts out with a greeting and blessing. Then he tears into the Galatians: There is only one gospel, Paul gives his defense for it, and explains his call to apostleship.
Job 20. Then Zophar gave a sermon on the wicked man.
Job 21. In reply Job gave a discourse on the wicked.
Job 22. Eliphaz the Temanite accused Job of wickedness.