1 Corinthians 11:1-16. This chapter starts out with a long dissertation ending with “if a woman have long hair, it is a glory to her: for her hair is given her for a covering.”
Job 41. God’s challenge to Job continued.
Job 42. Job repented, “I abhor myself, and repent in dust and ashes.” and God completely restored Job.
Psalm 66, a Song. “This Psalm is said to be recited on Easter day, by the Greek church: it is described in the Greek Bible as A Psalm of the Resurrection, ”
1 Corinthians 10. The Apostle Paul gave examples from the Old Testament, “There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it“, flee from idolatry, and do it all to the glory of God.
Job 39. The LORD continued and proclaimed His magnificent creation.
Job 40. Job responded to God and God gave a challenge to Job.
1 Corinthians 9. The Apostle Paul showed a pattern of self denial so as to serve all men. He was striving for a crown as he was “running the race”.
Job 37. Elihu continued proclaiming God’s majesty.
Job 38. The LORD intervened and answered Job out of the whirlwind
1 Corinthians 8. The Apostle Paul gave practical advise: Don’t be a stumbling block to the weak.
Job 35. Elihu hammered it in and condemned self-righteousness.
1 Corinthians 7. In this chapter the Apostle Paul dealt with marriage principles, it is good to remain celibate, but for most of us, keep your marriage vows, live as you are called. Divorce is always wrong, but if you do, continue unmarried. If separation is by death you are free to marry, as long as it is another believer.
Job 34. Elihu continued his discourse and proclaimed God’s justice.
1 Corinthians 6. The Apostle Paul reminded the Corinthians they should solve their disputes among themselves and not sue the brethren. Stay away from all sexual immorality, glorify God in body and spirit. A piece of Godly advice: “Flee fornication.”
Job 32. Elihu, a younger fellow appeared and spoke against Job’s friends.
Job 33. Elihu continued, contradicting Job: “No one is righteous before God.”
1 Corinthians 5. This is a stern chapter. Paul reminded the Corinthians that immorality defiles the church. Immorality must be judged, and somebody that continues to so do must be expelled.
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 were not going well for Job.
Job 31. Job ended his defense.
1 Corinthians 4. Paul reminded the Corinthians they are servants of Christ, stewards of the mysteries of God and fools for Christ’s Sake. Then Paul urged them to imitate him and not be arrogant. “For the kingdom of God is not in word, but in power.”
Job 27.Through it all Job maintained his integrity.
Job 28. Job continued with a discourse on wisdom.
Job 29. Job gave his best defense and recalled the good old days when God was with him.
1 Corinthians 3. Paul warned the Corinthians that sectarianism is carnal, we are all servants of the Lord Jesus Christ. One is planting, one is watering, but God gives the increase. Paul gave them another warning: Avoid worldly wisdom, “For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God.”
Job 24. Job complained of violence on earth.
Job 25. Bildad asked the question: How can man be righteous?
Job 26. Job replied and spoke of man’s frailty and God’s majesty.
1 Corinthians 2. The Apostle Paul proclaimed Christ crucified, relying only on God’s power. This is God’s secret wisdom, spiritual wisdom, and in applying this “we have the mind of Christ“.
Job 22. Eliphaz the Temanite accused Job of wickedness.
Job 23. Job proclaimed 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.“