16th of February PM – Job 8 – Bildad’s Speech

After Eliphaz’s and Job’s exchange, Bildad steps into the fray. He talks of a God of stern justice that allows for no mercy. Bildad’s theology is one that has no place for suffering endured by one who does not deserve it, and thus has no place for redemptive suffering, no place for the cross. Martyn…

26th of January PM – Job 5 – Eliphaz, Part Two

We continue looking at the speech of Eliphaz. What we find is a man who thinks that he can help Job with all his wisdom, which is nothing but a worldly wisdom. Yet his words are quite empty as they are not true reflections of either reality or the situation and character of Job himself.…

19th of January PM – Job 4 – Eliphaz, Part One

We now look at the first speech of Eliphaz the Temanite, the oldest of Job’s friends. He starts by being kind and seemingly acknowledging Job’s good deeds. But his speech begins to take a turn where he turns accusatory and speaks of a strange and dark vision he has had. Martyn Owens – Job