Job 40-41 — Yahweh’s Second Speech

October 12, 2011

Why a second speech? One might think that one speech from Yahweh would be enough. Perhaps it is a literary device.  The two speeches may reflect the two council scenes in the Prologue–a “prologue” (1:1-5) heads the two council scenes and an “epilogue” (42:7ff)  follows the two Yahweh speeches. That may be true, but it […]

God’s Aquarium (Psalm 104:24-26)

May 11, 2010

God created his own aquarium.  There are living creature in the sea which no human being has ever seen and most of which have only recently come within human sight.  For centuries the oceans and their depths were only visible to God–they were his personal aquarium.  But he did not intend to enjoy it alone. […]