8/31/2022 DAB Transcript

Job 37:1-39:30, 2 Corinthians 4:13-5:10, Psalm 44:9-26, Proverbs 22:13

Today is the 31st day of August, the last day of the eighth month of the year. Welcome to the Daily Audio Bible. Wow, eight months on this journey, we’ve been together. Hard to believe but day-by-day, step-by-step, this is where the journey has led us. And so, congratulations. Today’s reading will conclude our eighth month on a 12 month journey through the Scriptures and we find ourselves squarely in the book of Job. We have certainly learned what happened to Job, what tragedy befell him, what he’s dealing with. We’ve definitely heard Job’s heart, we understand his position, that he will not deny God, he will trust in God even if it kills him, but he also believes he is innocent and hasn’t deserved what has happened to him. His friends have come to be around him, to comfort him, turned into a big argument because Job believes he’s innocent before the Lord and they can’t believe Job because that would have to make them consider that God is done something unjust, which they can’t do. And so, it’s been an argument and there have been some insults. And then finally, there was a pause and another person who hadn’t spoken, his name is Elihu, started speaking. He was the youngest and he said as much, like I was waiting for the elders to speak and show the wisdom but nobody seems to have it. Now I need to speak and that’s where we find ourselves right now, Elihu continues to speak. So, let’s dive in, Job 37, 38 and 39 today.


Okay, so we are moving our way toward the conclusion of the book of Job. We’ll actually conclude the book of Job tomorrow. And if we remember the story over the last few days, as the story opens, and we meet Job, and he’s a righteous man and then tragedy, after tragedy, after tragedy, befall him. The worst possible tragedy, like he loses the lives of his children, he loses his livelihood, he loses everything in one day. And we get to witness as the news comes into Job, what has, what is happening and what has happened and we could see Job in the shock of it all, tear his robe, throw ashes on himself, grieve, mourn, wail, fall to the ground and worship God. It’s a very striking scene. We also get to see Job’s wife kind of turn on him and say, curse God and die, are you trying to hold onto your integrity? Which, he certainly is trying to hold onto his integrity. He doesn’t know why this is happening and eventually he has friends, they come and sit Shiva with him, they sit silent for a whole week, until Job begins to speak. And once Job opens his mouth, that’s the bulk of the book of Job. Job talking to his friends, his friends talking back to Job. Job does not understand why the tragedy has fallen upon him. He believes he hasn’t done anything wrong. He believes he’s innocent and his assumption is that God is judging him but that God is not being just. God’s judging without, without cause. And so, we hear the rustling through that because this is how Job feels, but his friends can get on board with the fact that God is been unjust to Job. Right, the problem somehow has to be with Job. Job asks all kinds of questions and his friends try to answer them in defense of God because they’re trying to pull out that Job you are the one, you’re at fault here, it is your pride that is speaking here, you are condemning yourself. Job holds onto his innocence, which makes them mad. And so, there’s some insults the fly back-and-forth, as we can understand the same things would happen today. In fact, when we listen to Job’s friends speaking to Job, those are the kinds of things we say. And Job kinda fires back at them. I know all the stuff you’re telling me. I’ve told other people this like, you don’t have wisdom that I don’t already have and you’re not bringing me comfort, I know all this, I need to find God, I need to hear it from God’s mouth. I need to present my case to God and have God explain to me what is going on. So, in today’s reading, Job got what he wanted. God shows up. Every time we move to the book of Job and we get to this scene, where God shows up, it is striking to me. Because first of all, God has shown up and begins to speak. But what He tells Job is, essentially, here I am, brace yourself like a man, I have some questions for you. The reason I find that striking is, can you imagine. I mean, maybe we can imagine God showing up and speaking and that right there is unbelievable. Like it’s so powerful, God is speaking to us and we’ve longed to speak to God and pour out our story to God. And God says, brace yourself like a man. You’ve been asking a bunch of questions and I have a few questions of my own for you and you’re going to answer me. I just, I believe I would pee in my pants. And then God starts asking questions of his own. Questions that can’t be answered, questions that are far above the human paygrade like, Job, can’t answer these things. But Job has prepared is case and so now he has what he wanted. He has found God. God has come to him and Job can now present his case and get his answers. And we’ll see what Job has to say as we conclude the book of Job tomorrow. As we begin a brand-new month.


And so, Father, we thank You for Your word. Every day, the Scriptures speak into our lives in some way, bringing comfort or correction and we welcome it all. All of its disruption, all of the things that it makes us face, all the things that it shakes within us, so that what cannot be shaken is who we are. Thank You for this. And as we conclude eight months out of this year together, every single day, we thank You for Your faithfulness in ourlives to guide our steps through Your word and we certainly look forward longingly to all that is yet before us. So, Holy Spirit, come into what we’ve read today and what we’ve read this week. Lead us forward, as we humble ourselves and become obedient to where You are leading. We pray this in the name of Jesus. Amen.


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The Daily Audio Bible Reading for Wednesday August 31, 2022 (NIV)

Job 37-39

Elihu Proclaims God's Majesty

37 “At this also my heart trembles
and leaps out of its place.
Keep listening to the thunder of his voice
and the rumbling that comes from his mouth.
Under the whole heaven he lets it go,
and his (A)lightning to the (B)corners of the earth.
After it (C)his voice roars;
(D)he thunders with his majestic voice,
and he does not restrain the lightnings[a] when his voice is heard.
God thunders wondrously with his voice;
he does (E)great things that we cannot (F)comprehend.
For to (G)the snow he says, ‘Fall on the earth,’
likewise to the downpour, his mighty downpour.
He (H)seals up the hand of every man,
that all men whom he made may (I)know it.
Then the beasts go into their (J)lairs,
and remain in their (K)dens.
From (L)its chamber (M)comes the whirlwind,
and (N)cold from the scattering winds.
10 By the breath of God (O)ice is given,
and (P)the broad waters are frozen fast.
11 He loads the thick cloud with moisture;
the clouds scatter his lightning.
12 They (Q)turn around and around by his (R)guidance,
(S)to accomplish all that he commands them
on the face of (T)the habitable world.
13 Whether for (U)correction or for his (V)land
or for (W)love, he causes it to happen.

14 “Hear this, O Job;
stop and (X)consider the wondrous works of God.
15 Do you know how God lays his command upon them
and causes the lightning of his cloud to shine?
16 Do you know the balancings[b] of the clouds,
the wondrous works of him who is (Y)perfect in knowledge,
17 you whose garments are hot
when the earth is still because of the south wind?
18 Can you, like him, (Z)spread out the skies,
hard as a cast metal (AA)mirror?
19 Teach us what we shall say to him;
we cannot draw up our case because of (AB)darkness.
20 Shall it be told him that I would speak?
Did a man ever wish that he would be swallowed up?

21 “And now no one looks on the light
when it is bright in the skies,
when the wind has passed and cleared them.
22 Out of the north comes golden splendor;
God is clothed with (AC)awesome majesty.
23 The Almighty—we (AD)cannot find him;
he is (AE)great in power;
(AF)justice and abundant righteousness he will not (AG)violate.
24 Therefore men (AH)fear him;
he does not regard any who are (AI)wise in their own conceit.”[c]

The Lord Answers Job

38 Then the Lord (AJ)answered Job out of the whirlwind and said:

“Who is this that (AK)darkens counsel by words (AL)without knowledge?
(AM)Dress for action[d] like a man;
I will question you, and you make it known to me.

“Where were you when I (AN)laid the foundation of the earth?
Tell me, if you have understanding.
Who determined its measurements—surely you know!
Or who stretched the line upon it?
On what were its bases sunk,
or who laid its cornerstone,
when the morning stars (AO)sang together
and all (AP)the sons of God (AQ)shouted for joy?

“Or who (AR)shut in the sea with doors
when it burst out from the womb,
when I made clouds its garment
and (AS)thick darkness its swaddling band,
10 and prescribed (AT)limits for it
and set bars and doors,
11 and said, ‘Thus far shall you come, and no farther,
and here shall your (AU)proud waves be stayed’?

12 “Have you (AV)commanded the morning since your days began,
and caused the dawn to know its place,
13 that it might take hold of (AW)the skirts of the earth,
and the wicked be (AX)shaken out of it?
14 It is changed like clay under the seal,
and its features stand out like a garment.
15 From the wicked their (AY)light is withheld,
and (AZ)their uplifted arm is broken.

16 “Have you (BA)entered into the springs of the sea,
or walked in the recesses of the deep?
17 Have (BB)the gates of death been revealed to you,
or have you seen the gates of (BC)deep darkness?
18 Have you comprehended the expanse of the earth?
Declare, if you know all this.

19 “Where is the way to the dwelling of light,
and where is the place of darkness,
20 that you may take it to its territory
and that you may discern (BD)the paths to its home?
21 You know, for (BE)you were born then,
and the number of your days is great!

22 “Have you entered (BF)the storehouses of the snow,
or have you seen (BG)the storehouses of the hail,
23 which I have reserved (BH)for the time of trouble,
(BI)for the day of battle and war?
24 What is the way to the place where the light is distributed,
or where the east wind is scattered upon the earth?

25 “Who has cleft a channel for the torrents of rain
and (BJ)a way for the thunderbolt,
26 to bring rain on (BK)a land where no man is,
on (BL)the desert in which there is no man,
27 to satisfy the waste and desolate land,
and to make the ground sprout with (BM)grass?

28 “Has (BN)the rain a father,
or who has begotten the drops of dew?
29 From whose womb did (BO)the ice come forth,
and who has given birth to (BP)the frost of heaven?
30 The waters become hard like stone,
and the face of the deep is (BQ)frozen.

31 “Can you bind the chains of (BR)the Pleiades
or loose the cords of (BS)Orion?
32 Can you lead forth the Mazzaroth[e] in their season,
or can you guide (BT)the Bear with its children?
33 Do you know (BU)the ordinances of the heavens?
Can you establish their rule on the earth?

34 “Can you lift up your voice to the clouds,
that (BV)a flood of waters may cover you?
35 Can you send forth lightnings, that they may go
and say to you, ‘Here we are’?
36 Who has (BW)put wisdom in (BX)the inward parts[f]
or given understanding to the mind?[g]
37 Who can number the clouds by wisdom?
Or who can tilt the waterskins of the heavens,
38 when the dust runs into a mass
and (BY)the clods stick fast together?

39 “Can you hunt the prey for the lion,
or (BZ)satisfy the appetite of the young lions,
40 when they crouch in their (CA)dens
or lie in wait (CB)in their thicket?
41 Who provides for (CC)the raven its prey,
when its young ones cry to God for help,
and wander about for lack of food?

39 “Do you know when (CD)the mountain goats give birth?
Do you observe (CE)the calving of the does?
Can you number the months that they fulfill,
and do you know the time when they give birth,
when they (CF)crouch, bring forth their offspring,
and are delivered of their young?
Their young ones become strong; they grow up in the open;
they go out and (CG)do not return to them.

“Who has let the wild donkey go free?
Who has (CH)loosed the bonds of the swift donkey,
to whom I have given (CI)the arid plain for his home
and (CJ)the salt land for his dwelling place?
He scorns the tumult of the city;
he hears not the shouts of the driver.
He ranges the mountains as his pasture,
and he searches after every green thing.

“Is (CK)the wild ox willing to serve you?
Will he spend the night at your (CL)manger?
10 Can you bind (CM)him in the furrow with ropes,
or will he harrow the valleys after you?
11 Will you depend on him because his strength is great,
and will you leave to him your labor?
12 Do you have faith in him that he will return your grain
and gather it to your threshing floor?

13 “The wings of the ostrich wave proudly,
but are they the pinions and plumage of love?[h]
14 For she leaves her eggs to the earth
and lets them be warmed on the ground,
15 forgetting that a foot may crush them
and that the wild beast may trample them.
16 She (CN)deals cruelly with her young, as if they were not hers;
though her (CO)labor be in vain, yet she has no fear,
17 because God has made her forget wisdom
and (CP)given her no share in understanding.
18 When she rouses herself to flee,[i]
she laughs at the horse and his rider.

19 “Do you give the horse his might?
Do you clothe his neck with a mane?
20 Do you make him leap like the locust?
His majestic (CQ)snorting is terrifying.
21 He paws[j] in the valley and exults in his strength;
he (CR)goes out to meet the weapons.
22 He laughs at fear and is not dismayed;
he does not turn back from the sword.
23 Upon him rattle the quiver,
the flashing spear, and the javelin.
24 With fierceness and rage he swallows the ground;
he cannot stand still at (CS)the sound of the trumpet.
25 When the trumpet sounds, he says ‘Aha!’
He smells the battle from afar,
the thunder of the captains, and the shouting.

26 “Is it by your understanding that the hawk soars
and spreads his wings toward the south?
27 Is it at your command that the eagle mounts up
and makes his (CT)nest on high?
28 On the rock he dwells and makes his home,
on (CU)the rocky crag and stronghold.
29 From there he spies out the prey;
his eyes behold it from far away.
30 His young ones suck up blood,
and (CV)where the slain are, there is he.”


  1. Job 37:4 Hebrew them
  2. Job 37:16 Or hoverings
  3. Job 37:24 Hebrew in heart
  4. Job 38:3 Hebrew Gird up your loins
  5. Job 38:32 Probably the name of a constellation
  6. Job 38:36 Or in the ibis
  7. Job 38:36 Or rooster
  8. Job 39:13 The meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain
  9. Job 39:18 The meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain
  10. Job 39:21 Hebrew They paw

Cross references:

  1. Job 37:3 : ch. 36:30, 32
  2. Job 37:3 : ch. 38:13; [Isa. 11:12; Ezek. 7:2]
  3. Job 37:4 : ch. 40:9; Ps. 68:33; See Ps. 29:3-9
  4. Job 37:4 : Ps. 18:13
  5. Job 37:5 : See ch. 5:9
  6. Job 37:5 : ch. 36:26
  7. Job 37:6 : Ps. 147:16, 17
  8. Job 37:7 : Dan. 12:9; [ch. 14:17]
  9. Job 37:7 : Ps. 109:27
  10. Job 37:8 : ch. 38:40
  11. Job 37:8 : Ps. 104:22
  12. Job 37:9 : ch. 9:9
  13. Job 37:9 : Isa. 21:1; [ch. 1:19]
  14. Job 37:9 : Ps. 147:17
  15. Job 37:10 : ch. 38:29, 30; Ps. 147:17
  16. Job 37:10 : [ch. 36:16]
  17. Job 37:12 : Gen. 3:24
  18. Job 37:12 : Ps. 148:8
  19. Job 37:12 : Ps. 148:8
  20. Job 37:12 : [Prov. 8:31]
  21. Job 37:13 : Ex. 9:18, 23; 1 Sam. 12:18, 19; Ezra 10:9; [ch. 36:31; 38:22, 23]
  22. Job 37:13 : ch. 38:26, 27
  23. Job 37:13 : 1 Kgs. 18:45
  24. Job 37:14 : [Ps. 111:2]
  25. Job 37:16 : ch. 36:4; [1 Sam. 2:3]
  26. Job 37:18 : Isa. 42:5; 44:24; [Gen. 1:6]
  27. Job 37:18 : [Ex. 38:8]
  28. Job 37:19 : Isa. 60:2; [Eph. 4:18]
  29. Job 37:22 : [Ps. 104:1]
  30. Job 37:23 : 1 Tim. 6:16
  31. Job 37:23 : ch. 36:5
  32. Job 37:23 : Ps. 99:4
  33. Job 37:23 : Lam. 3:33
  34. Job 37:24 : Ps. 130:4; [Matt. 10:28]
  35. Job 37:24 : [Isa. 5:21; Matt. 11:25; 1 Cor. 1:26]
  36. Job 38:1 : ch. 40:6; [ch. 13:22]
  37. Job 38:2 : ch. 42:3
  38. Job 38:2 : See ch. 35:16
  39. Job 38:3 : 1 Kgs. 18:46
  40. Job 38:4 : Ps. 104:5; [Prov. 30:4; Isa. 40:12-14]; See Prov. 8:24-29
  41. Job 38:7 : [Ps. 19:1-4]
  42. Job 38:7 : See ch. 1:6
  43. Job 38:7 : [Luke 2:13, 14]
  44. Job 38:8 : Gen. 1:9; Ps. 33:7; 104:8, 9; Jer. 5:22
  45. Job 38:9 : ch. 22:13
  46. Job 38:10 : [ver. 33 (Heb.)]
  47. Job 38:11 : [Ps. 65:7; 89:9; 93:4]
  48. Job 38:12 : Ps. 65:8; 74:16
  49. Job 38:13 : ch. 37:3
  50. Job 38:13 : [Neh. 5:13]
  51. Job 38:15 : ch. 18:5; [Matt. 6:23]; See ch. 24:13-17
  52. Job 38:15 : Ps. 10:15; 37:17; Ezek. 30:21, 22
  53. Job 38:16 : Ps. 77:19
  54. Job 38:17 : Ps. 9:13; 107:18; [Isa. 38:10; Matt. 16:18]
  55. Job 38:17 : See ch. 3:5
  56. Job 38:20 : ch. 24:13
  57. Job 38:21 : [ch. 15:7]
  58. Job 38:22 : [Ps. 135:7]
  59. Job 38:22 : [Ps. 135:7]
  60. Job 38:23 : Josh. 10:11; Isa. 28:17; 30:30; Ezek. 13:11, 13; 38:22; Rev. 16:21; [ch. 37:13]
  61. Job 38:23 : Josh. 10:11; Isa. 28:17; 30:30; Ezek. 13:11, 13; 38:22; Rev. 16:21; [ch. 37:13]
  62. Job 38:25 : ch. 28:26
  63. Job 38:26 : [ch. 37:13]
  64. Job 38:26 : Ps. 107:35
  65. Job 38:27 : Gen. 1:11; 2 Sam. 23:4
  66. Job 38:28 : Ps. 147:8; Jer. 14:22
  67. Job 38:29 : Ps. 147:16, 17
  68. Job 38:29 : Ps. 147:16, 17
  69. Job 38:30 : [ch. 37:10]
  70. Job 38:31 : ch. 9:9; Amos 5:8
  71. Job 38:31 : ch. 9:9; Amos 5:8
  72. Job 38:32 : [See ver. 31 above]; ch. 9:9; Amos 5:8
  73. Job 38:33 : Jer. 31:35
  74. Job 38:34 : ch. 22:11
  75. Job 38:36 : See ch. 32:8
  76. Job 38:36 : Ps. 51:6
  77. Job 38:38 : ch. 21:33
  78. Job 38:39 : [Ps. 104:21]
  79. Job 38:40 : ch. 37:8
  80. Job 38:40 : Ps. 17:12
  81. Job 38:41 : Ps. 147:9; Luke 12:24; [Matt. 6:26]
  82. Job 39:1 : 1 Sam. 24:2; Ps. 104:18
  83. Job 39:1 : Ps. 29:9
  84. Job 39:3 : 1 Sam. 4:19
  85. Job 39:4 : [Gen. 8:12]
  86. Job 39:5 : [ch. 12:18; Ps. 116:16]
  87. Job 39:6 : ch. 24:5; Jer. 2:24
  88. Job 39:6 : Ps. 107:34; Jer. 17:6; [Deut. 29:23]
  89. Job 39:9 : Num. 23:22
  90. Job 39:9 : Prov. 14:4; Isa. 1:3
  91. Job 39:10 : [See ver. 9 above]; Num. 23:22
  92. Job 39:16 : [Lam. 4:3]
  93. Job 39:16 : Isa. 49:4; 65:23
  94. Job 39:17 : [ch. 35:11]
  95. Job 39:20 : Jer. 8:16
  96. Job 39:21 : [Jer. 8:6]
  97. Job 39:24 : Jer. 4:19; Amos 3:6
  98. Job 39:27 : [Num. 24:21; Jer. 49:16; Obad. 4; Hab. 2:9]
  99. Job 39:28 : 1 Sam. 14:5
  100. Job 39:30 : Matt. 24:28; Luke 17:37
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2 Corinthians 4:13-5:10

13 Since we have (A)the same spirit of faith according to what has been written, (B)“I believed, and so I spoke,” we also believe, and so we also speak, 14 knowing that (C)he who raised the Lord Jesus (D)will raise us also with Jesus and (E)bring us with you into his presence. 15 For (F)it is all for your sake, so that as (G)grace extends to more and more people it may increase thanksgiving, (H)to the glory of God.

16 So we do not lose heart. (I)Though our outer self[a] is wasting away, (J)our inner self (K)is being renewed day by day. 17 For (L)this light momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison, 18 (M)as we look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen. For the things that are seen are transient, but the things that are unseen are eternal.

Our Heavenly Dwelling

For we know that if (N)the tent that is (O)our earthly home is destroyed, we have a building from God, (P)a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens. For in this tent (Q)we groan, longing to (R)put on our heavenly dwelling, if indeed by putting it on[b] we may not be found naked. For while we are still in this tent, we groan, being burdened—not that we would be unclothed, but that we would be further clothed, so that what is mortal (S)may be swallowed up by life. He who has prepared us for this very thing is God, (T)who has given us the Spirit as a guarantee.

So we are always of good courage. We know that (U)while we are at home in the body we are away from the Lord, for (V)we walk by faith, not (W)by sight. Yes, we are of good courage, and we (X)would rather be away from the body and at home with the Lord. So whether we are at home or away, we make it our aim to (Y)please him. 10 For (Z)we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, (AA)so that each one may receive what is due for what he has done in the body, whether good or evil.


  1. 2 Corinthians 4:16 Greek man
  2. 2 Corinthians 5:3 Some manuscripts putting it off
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Psalm 44:9-26

But you have (A)rejected us and disgraced us
and (B)have not gone out with our armies.
10 You have made us (C)turn back from the foe,
and those who hate us have gotten spoil.
11 You have made us like (D)sheep for slaughter
and have (E)scattered us among the nations.
12 (F)You have sold your people for a trifle,
demanding no high price for them.
13 You have made us (G)the taunt of our neighbors,
the derision and (H)scorn of those around us.
14 You have made us (I)a byword among the nations,
(J)a laughingstock[a] among the peoples.
15 All day long my disgrace is before me,
and (K)shame has covered my face
16 at the sound of the taunter and reviler,
at the sight of (L)the enemy and the avenger.

17 (M)All this has come upon us,
though we have not forgotten you,
and we have not been false to your covenant.
18 Our heart has not turned back,
nor have our (N)steps (O)departed from your way;
19 yet you have (P)broken us in the place of (Q)jackals
and covered us with (R)the shadow of death.
20 If we had forgotten the name of our God
or (S)spread out our hands to (T)a foreign god,
21 (U)would not God discover this?
(V)For he knows the secrets of the heart.
22 Yet (W)for your sake we are killed all the day long;
we are regarded as sheep to be slaughtered.

23 (X)Awake! Why are you sleeping, O Lord?
Rouse yourself! (Y)Do not reject us forever!
24 Why (Z)do you hide your face?
Why do you forget our affliction and oppression?
25 For our (AA)soul is bowed down to the dust;
our belly clings to the ground.
26 Rise up; (AB)come to our help!
(AC)Redeem us for the sake of your steadfast love!


  1. Psalm 44:14 Hebrew a shaking of the head
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Proverbs 22:13

13 (A)The sluggard says, “There is a lion outside!
I shall be killed in the streets!”

Cross references:

  1. Proverbs 22:13 : ch. 26:13
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08/30/2022 DAB Transcript

Job 34:1-36:33, 2 Corinthians 4:1-12, Psalms 44:1-8, Proverbs 22:10-12

Today is the 30th day of August welcome to the Daily Audio Bible I’m Brian and it is awesome to be here with you today as we gather around the Global Campfire and take the next step forward together. And our next step forward is certainly leading us toward the end of the month, which is tomorrow, but it’s leading us also back into the books that we are reading. And that first book that we will encounter today is the book of Job. And we have a new voice speaking trying to set Job straight. His name is Elihu and he’s younger than the others, and so he has waited his turn to speak, but he is certainly speaking now. And, so, let’s dive in. We’re reading from the English Standard Version this week. Job 34, 35, and 36 today.


Okay. So, in the wisdom literature of the book of Proverbs today we found something, a saying, very very ancient, extraordinarily relevant. This little bit of wisdom is as relevant now as it ever was. The proverb tells us, “drive out a scoffer and strife will go out and quarreling and abuse will cease.” And, so, we could read that and go, okay, so there’s a problem, I gotta get rid of the scoffer in my life until we realize maybe where the scoffer. And, so, how can we look in the mirror of our own soul and see what we are? One way to know is to look at our relational style when we find ourselves in conflict, when we find ourselves in an argument. And every human being faces interpersonal conflict in their lives. That’s how things are supposed to get worked out. But a lot of times the argument or dispute isn’t aimed. The goal isn’t to work things out, to wrestle through things together and come to an agreement. So often the aim is domination. And we have to look at ourselves and wonder what lengths will we go to to win in this conflict even if things don’t get worked out so that it’s a useless conflict other than causing division. A lot of those tactics are the tactics of the scoffer. The lows that we’re willing to dip into, the things that we’re willing to say, the names and labels that were willing to assign because we need to be right. And, so, as we’re in this conflict we are elevating our position in our own mind as absolute truth and absolute right. And, so, we subtly diminish the other person as inferior. And it’s easy to become a scoffer. It’s easy to say things that aren’t…aren’t appropriate and can’t be unsaid. It’s easy to start throwing names. It’s easy to start picking at soft spots that we know are there just to keep the conflict going so we can dominate until we win. That’s what’s scoffing does. It brings scorn and contempt into our interpersonal relationships, and then we use scorn and contempt to get the upper hand. In other words, we become the scoffer. Basically, wisdom is telling us that if the scoffer isn’t brought to the conflict, then all of the things that the scoffer brings to the table won’t be at the table. The quarrels and insults and scorn won’t be present in the mix of this conflict. Therefore, the purpose of conflict can actually be employed, wrestling through it together with the goal of reconciliation, restoration, and peace. This is really…like this is really true. It’s also really hard when there are well-worn pathways and people push our buttons and they know what’s going to happen and then it happens and then there’s a conflict and everybody’s mad at everybody and it’s horrible and it turns into World War III in our house is a war zone. It’s like the scoffer comes out and begins speaking before we even become aware of what’s going on and what is flying out of our mouths. And, so, how do we keep the scoffer from even coming into the conflict? I’m sure there are many many tools that can help with that. The one thing that I have found that is very very helpful is the assumption about the person we find ourselves in conflict with. How are we looking at that person? Do we believe there is good there? Is it possible for us to believe that our hearts are good toward each other and we are in conflict, which is a natural thing that can be wrestled through, or do we have to label ourselves good and them bad? Because once we’ve put the label that diminishes the other person. The scoffer is out. We must remember that there is a problem to be wrestled with and we attack together that problem, that issue, and refrain from attacking one another because once we’ve attacked one another the issue turns into a myriad of issues, all of the problems. But when we’re focused on wrestling through an issue together with the desired outcome being shalom then we have decided in advance who we’re going to be in the situation as opposed to just falling to the lowest version of ourselves possible. Drive out a scoffer, the proverb says, and strife will go out and quarreling and abuse will cease.


Holy Spirit, we invite You into this. There isn’t a person that doesn’t understand what’s being talked about. We also know it’s a slippery slope. It’s very, very hard to navigate in the heat of the moment and we confess that rarely in the heat of the moment when the scoffer is about to be let loose we’re normally not asking You what we should do. Normally we’re doing what we want to do and saying what we want to say and its destructive. And, so, help us to take this proverb to heart because this can actually change the atmosphere of our lives. We confess that we have not mastered this and maybe we can’t master this. But You are the master, and You give wise counsel and comfort. And, so, we turn to You now as we look out in front of us and we make decisions now that the next time conflict arises our assumptions aren’t going to be to crush the person that we’re in conflict with, but to wrestle through the issues of the conflict with the hope that Your spirit will lead and guide appropriately which is going to force us to surrender not only to You completely, but also to our deep need to dominate and be right. We don’t want quarreling and abuse and scoffing and strife in our lives. Those things have never lead us anywhere good. We haven’t planted those things in the soil of our hearts and got bountiful crops of shalom and order. It’s been the opposite. And, so, what we’re talking about here – scoffing, strife, quarreling, abuse - these things are poison to us, and we allow them to exist. Forgive us, heal us, restore us, transform us, we pray. In the powerful name of Jesus, we ask. Amen.


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Community Prayer and Praise:

Hi DAB family this is Jessica in California. Today I’m calling in abut the August 25th prayer section and I heard a gal, I believe her name is Joy from Mabel New York. She…she said that she had a brain injury 27 years ago and she’s in an electric wheelchair that’s purple and she’s in a nursing home. And praise God she’s still able to lead a Bible study at least twice a month and she’s considering having a math class when school starts up. And this is just such a wonderful testament to you God, that there’s nothing impossible. And God, You give her the strength to want to do things even though she has limitations. And Lord there’s nothing stopping her because You’re supporting her. You’re the…You’re the leader of her life Lord and I just thank You God for everything You’re doing in her life, and I pray that You bless her Bible study and everything else that she has going on there, her time. I pray that Your Holy Spirit comes and blesses the words that come out of her mouth where people really feel Your love and Your touch. And I just thank You Lord that she has a heart for You even though she’s going through hard times and has been through all this tragedy in her life Lord that she’s overcome, and she doesn’t let her get her down. I thank You Lord and I just wanted to say hi to you and encourage you sister and I’m so proud of you. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

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Hey everybody this is Annette from Oklahoma City. Margo, Margo from Liberia. Sister, O my sister I just truly did not know what to say. I’m so sorry that you went through this and Liberia. I know that this has been really really hard for you over there. I can’t even imagine. I can’t even imagine going through this situation. And, you know, before I got a little bit more educated and…and in the Bible and how God feels about children. Like He says, it would be better for somebody to hang a millstone around their neck and drown in the sea then to harm one of these little ones. And I tell you, you know, we all do bad things in our life that we’re gonna have to answer for one of these days, myself included. I’m number one. I’m like Paul. I’m the worst of the worst. And I tell you, it is the one thing that I thought when I get to heaven I’m gonna ask God, why does he let things happen to children? And now I know that it’s not Him sister. We all know it’s the bad guy who does these things or allows things that happen. And O, I really hope something good comes out of this tragedy somehow and I hope you can keep up your work there if that’s where God intends to keep you. And I’m going to pray for your strength and your courage and just to love people because we sure do love you sister. Alright. You have a good day, and you just know we’re praying for you.

Hey by incredible DAB fam this is Kingdom Seeker Daniel. Family today August 26th is my birthday and it’s a special birthday. In fact, I’d say it’s the most special birthday I have ever had. And I say that because the Lord has been so faithful, and He has done an amazing thing in my life. Many of you recall the death of LOVs son about a year and almost two months ago. But what most of you don’t know is that shortly after that LOV and I began to clash in our communication. The grief began to take a toll on our relationship and things began to just fizzle out of control so much so that my bride felt it necessary to move back to Chicago. And on December 18th my wife moved back to Chicago. After a series of fasting and praying and praying and fasting and counseling and intervention and waiting on the Lord I stand here to tell you that eight months later, on August the 19th my wife came home. Hallelujah! To God be the glory. Listen family wherever you are in your situation, believe God, trust God, wait on Him. He can do it.

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The Daily Audio Bible Reading for Tuesday August 30, 2022 (NIV)

Job 34-36

Elihu Asserts God's Justice

34 Then Elihu answered and said:

“Hear my words, you wise men,
and give ear to me, you who know;
for (A)the ear tests words
as the palate tastes food.
Let us choose (B)what is right;
let us know among ourselves what is good.
For Job has said, ‘I am (C)in the right,
and (D)God has taken away my right;
in spite of my right I am counted a liar;
my wound is incurable, though I am (E)without transgression.’
What man is like Job,
who (F)drinks up scoffing like water,
who travels in company with evildoers
and walks (G)with wicked men?
For (H)he has said, ‘It profits a man nothing
that he should take delight in God.’

10 “Therefore, hear me, you men of understanding:
far be it from God that he should (I)do wickedness,
and from the Almighty that he should do wrong.
11 For according to (J)the work of a man he will repay him,
and (K)according to his ways he will make it befall him.
12 Of a truth, God will not do wickedly,
and (L)the Almighty will not pervert justice.
13 Who gave him charge over the earth,
and who (M)laid on him[a] the whole world?
14 If he should (N)set his heart to it
and (O)gather to himself his (P)spirit and his breath,
15 all flesh would perish together,
and man would (Q)return to dust.

16 “If you have understanding, hear this;
listen to what I say.
17 (R)Shall one who hates justice govern?
Will you condemn him who is righteous and mighty,
18 who (S)says to a king, ‘Worthless one,’
and to nobles, ‘Wicked man,’
19 who (T)shows no partiality to princes,
nor regards the rich (U)more than the poor,
for (V)they are all the work of his hands?
20 In a moment (W)they die;
at (X)midnight the people are shaken and pass away,
and the mighty are taken away by (Y)no human hand.

21 “For his eyes are on (Z)the ways of a man,
and he sees all his (AA)steps.
22 There is no (AB)gloom or (AC)deep darkness
where evildoers may hide themselves.
23 For God[b] has no need to consider a man further,
that he should go before God in (AD)judgment.
24 He (AE)shatters the mighty without investigation
and sets (AF)others in their place.
25 Thus, knowing their works,
he (AG)overturns them in the night, and they are crushed.
26 He strikes them for their wickedness
in a place for all to see,
27 because they turned aside from (AH)following him
and had no regard for any of his ways,
28 so that they (AI)caused the cry of the poor to come to him,
and he (AJ)heard the cry of the afflicted—
29 When he is quiet, who can condemn?
When he hides his face, who can behold him,
whether it be a nation or a man?—
30 that a godless man should not reign,
that he should not ensnare the people.

31 “For has anyone said to God,
‘I have borne punishment; I will not offend any more;
32 (AK)teach me what I do not see;
if I have done iniquity, I will do it no more’?
33 Will he then make repayment to suit you,
because you reject it?
For you must choose, and not I;
therefore (AL)declare what you know.[c]
34 Men of understanding will say to me,
and the wise man who hears me will say:
35 ‘Job (AM)speaks without knowledge;
his words are without insight.’
36 Would that Job were tried to the end,
because he answers like wicked men.
37 For he adds rebellion to his sin;
he (AN)claps his hands among us
and multiplies his words against God.”

Elihu Condemns Job

35 And Elihu answered and said:

“Do you think this to be just?
Do you say, (AO)‘It is my right before God,’
that you ask, (AP)‘What advantage have I?
How am I better off than if I had sinned?’
I will answer you
and (AQ)your friends with you.
(AR)Look at the heavens, and see;
and behold the clouds, which are higher than you.
If you have sinned, (AS)what do you accomplish against him?
And if your transgressions are multiplied, what do you do to him?
(AT)If you are righteous, what do you give to him?
Or what does he receive from your hand?
Your wickedness concerns a man like yourself,
and your righteousness (AU)a son of man.

“Because of the multitude of (AV)oppressions people (AW)cry out;
they call for help because of the arm of (AX)the mighty.[d]
10 But none says, ‘Where is God my (AY)Maker,
who gives (AZ)songs in the night,
11 who teaches us (BA)more than the beasts of the earth
and makes us wiser than the birds of the heavens?’
12 There they (BB)cry out, but he does not answer,
because of the pride of evil men.
13 Surely God does not hear an empty cry,
nor does the Almighty regard it.
14 How much less when you say that you (BC)do not see him,
that the case is before him, and you are (BD)waiting for him!
15 And now, because (BE)his anger does not punish,
and he does not take much note of transgression,[e]
16 Job opens his mouth in empty talk;
he (BF)multiplies words (BG)without knowledge.”

Elihu Extols God's Greatness

36 And Elihu continued, and said:

“Bear with me a little, and I will show you,
for I have yet something to say on God's behalf.
I will get my knowledge from (BH)afar
and ascribe (BI)righteousness to my (BJ)Maker.
For truly my words are not false;
one who is (BK)perfect in knowledge is with you.

“Behold, God is mighty, and (BL)does not despise any;
he is (BM)mighty in strength of understanding.
He does not keep the wicked alive,
but gives (BN)the afflicted their right.
He does not withdraw his (BO)eyes from the righteous,
but with (BP)kings on the throne
he sets them forever, and they are (BQ)exalted.
And if they are (BR)bound in chains
and caught in the cords of affliction,
then he declares to them their work
and their transgressions, that they are (BS)behaving arrogantly.
10 He (BT)opens their ears to instruction
and commands that they (BU)return from iniquity.
11 (BV)If they listen and serve him,
they (BW)complete their days in prosperity,
and their years in pleasantness.
12 But if they do not listen, they (BX)perish by the sword
and die (BY)without knowledge.

13 “The (BZ)godless in heart cherish anger;
they do not cry for help when he (CA)binds them.
14 They (CB)die in youth,
and their life ends among the cult prostitutes.
15 He delivers (CC)the afflicted by their affliction
and (CD)opens their ear by adversity.
16 He also allured you out of distress
into (CE)a broad place where there was no cramping,
and what was set on your (CF)table was full of (CG)fatness.

17 “But you are full of the judgment on the wicked;
judgment and justice seize you.
18 Beware lest wrath entice you into scoffing,
and let not the greatness of (CH)the ransom turn you aside.
19 Will your (CI)cry for help avail to keep you from distress,
or all the force of your strength?
20 Do not long for (CJ)the night,
when peoples vanish (CK)in their place.
21 Take care; (CL)do not turn to iniquity,
for this you have chosen rather than affliction.
22 Behold, God is exalted in his power;
who is (CM)a teacher like him?
23 Who has (CN)prescribed for him his way,
or who can say, (CO)‘You have done wrong’?

24 “Remember to (CP)extol his work,
of which men have (CQ)sung.
25 All mankind has looked on it;
man beholds it from afar.
26 Behold, God is great, and we (CR)know him not;
the number of his (CS)years is unsearchable.
27 For he draws up the drops of water;
they distill his (CT)mist in (CU)rain,
28 which (CV)the skies pour down
and drop on mankind abundantly.
29 Can anyone understand (CW)the spreading of the clouds,
the thunderings of his (CX)pavilion?
30 Behold, he scatters his lightning about him
and covers the roots of the sea.
31 For by these he (CY)judges peoples;
he gives (CZ)food in abundance.
32 He covers his (DA)hands with the lightning
and commands it to strike the mark.
33 Its crashing declares his presence;[f]
the cattle also declare that he rises.


  1. Job 34:13 Hebrew lacks on him
  2. Job 34:23 Hebrew he
  3. Job 34:33 The meaning of the Hebrew in verses 29–33 is uncertain
  4. Job 35:9 Or the many
  5. Job 35:15 Theodotion, Symmachus (compare Vulgate); the meaning of the Hebrew word is uncertain
  6. Job 36:33 Hebrew declares concerning him

Cross references:

  1. Job 34:3 : ch. 12:11
  2. Job 34:4 : 1 Thess. 5:21, 22
  3. Job 34:5 : See ch. 33:9
  4. Job 34:5 : ch. 27:2
  5. Job 34:6 : ch. 33:9
  6. Job 34:7 : See ch. 15:16
  7. Job 34:8 : [Ps. 1:1]
  8. Job 34:9 : ch. 9:22, 23, 30, 31; 21:7, 15; 24:1; [ch. 35:3; Mal. 3:14]
  9. Job 34:10 : ch. 36:23; Gen. 18:25; Deut. 32:4; 2 Chr. 19:7; Ps. 92:15; Rom. 9:14
  10. Job 34:11 : Ps. 62:12; Prov. 24:12; Matt. 16:27; Rom. 2:6; 2 Cor. 5:10; 1 Pet. 1:17; Rev. 22:12
  11. Job 34:11 : Jer. 17:10; 32:19; Ezek. 33:20
  12. Job 34:12 : See ch. 8:3
  13. Job 34:13 : See ch. 38:4-7
  14. Job 34:14 : [ch. 2:3]
  15. Job 34:14 : Ps. 104:29; [Ps. 146:4]
  16. Job 34:14 : ch. 32:8
  17. Job 34:15 : See ch. 10:9
  18. Job 34:17 : [Gen. 18:25]
  19. Job 34:18 : Ex. 22:28
  20. Job 34:19 : Deut. 10:17; 2 Chr. 19:7; Acts 10:34; Rom. 2:11; Gal. 2:6; Eph. 6:9; Col. 3:25; 1 Pet. 1:17
  21. Job 34:19 : [James 2:5]
  22. Job 34:19 : See ch. 31:15
  23. Job 34:20 : ch. 21:13
  24. Job 34:20 : Ex. 11:4; [ch. 27:20; 36:20]
  25. Job 34:20 : Dan. 8:25; [Lam. 4:6]
  26. Job 34:21 : ch. 14:16; See ch. 31:4
  27. Job 34:21 : ch. 14:16; See ch. 31:4
  28. Job 34:22 : [Ps. 139:12; Amos 9:2, 3; Heb. 4:13]
  29. Job 34:22 : See ch. 3:5
  30. Job 34:23 : ch. 14:3
  31. Job 34:24 : Ps. 2:9
  32. Job 34:24 : See ch. 8:19
  33. Job 34:25 : Prov. 12:7
  34. Job 34:27 : 1 Sam. 15:11; Ps. 28:5; Isa. 5:12
  35. Job 34:28 : ch. 35:9; James 5:4; [Gen. 18:20, 21]
  36. Job 34:28 : Ex. 3:7; 22:23; Isa. 32:17
  37. Job 34:32 : ch. 35:11; 36:22; Ps. 19:12; 86:11
  38. Job 34:33 : ch. 33:32
  39. Job 34:35 : See ch. 35:16
  40. Job 34:37 : See ch. 27:23
  41. Job 35:2 : See ch. 32:2
  42. Job 35:3 : See ch. 34:9
  43. Job 35:4 : ch. 34:8, 36
  44. Job 35:5 : [ch. 22:12]
  45. Job 35:6 : Prov. 8:36; Jer. 7:19
  46. Job 35:7 : ch. 22:2, 3; Prov. 9:12; Luke 17:10; [ch. 41:11; Rom. 11:35]
  47. Job 35:8 : ch. 25:6
  48. Job 35:9 : Amos 3:9
  49. Job 35:9 : Ex. 2:23; [ch. 34:28]
  50. Job 35:9 : [ch. 22:8]
  51. Job 35:10 : ch. 4:17; Deut. 32:6
  52. Job 35:10 : Ps. 42:8; 77:6; 149:5; [Acts 16:25]
  53. Job 35:11 : ch. 36:22; Ps. 94:12; Isa. 28:26
  54. Job 35:12 : See ch. 27:9
  55. Job 35:14 : ch. 9:11; 23:8, 9
  56. Job 35:14 : [ch. 13:15]
  57. Job 35:15 : Num. 16:29; Ps. 89:32
  58. Job 35:16 : ch. 34:37
  59. Job 35:16 : ch. 34:35; 36:12; 38:2; 42:3
  60. Job 36:3 : [Ps. 78:2]
  61. Job 36:3 : [Rev. 15:3, 4; 16:5, 7; 19:1, 2]
  62. Job 36:3 : ch. 35:10
  63. Job 36:4 : ch. 37:16
  64. Job 36:5 : ch. 8:20 (Heb.); [Ps. 138:6]
  65. Job 36:5 : ch. 9:4; 12:13, 16
  66. Job 36:6 : ver. 15; ch. 34:28
  67. Job 36:7 : [Ps. 33:18; 34:15]
  68. Job 36:7 : Ps. 132:12; [Ps. 113:8]
  69. Job 36:7 : Ps. 75:10
  70. Job 36:8 : ver. 13; Ps. 107:10
  71. Job 36:9 : ch. 15:25
  72. Job 36:10 : ch. 33:16
  73. Job 36:10 : Jer. 18:11
  74. Job 36:11 : For ver. 11, 12, see Isa. 1:19, 20
  75. Job 36:11 : ch. 21:13
  76. Job 36:12 : ch. 33:18
  77. Job 36:12 : [ch. 4:21]; See ch. 35:16
  78. Job 36:13 : ch. 15:34
  79. Job 36:13 : ver. 8
  80. Job 36:14 : ch. 15:32; 22:16; Ps. 55:23
  81. Job 36:15 : ver. 6; See ch. 33:15-28
  82. Job 36:15 : ver. 10; [Ps. 119:67, 71]
  83. Job 36:16 : [ch. 37:10; Ps. 4:1; 18:19; 31:8; 118:5]
  84. Job 36:16 : Ps. 23:5
  85. Job 36:16 : Ps. 36:8
  86. Job 36:18 : ch. 33:24
  87. Job 36:19 : Prov. 11:4
  88. Job 36:20 : ch. 27:20; 34:20, 25
  89. Job 36:20 : ch. 40:12
  90. Job 36:21 : Ps. 66:18
  91. Job 36:22 : ch. 34:32; 35:11
  92. Job 36:23 : ch. 34:13; [Isa. 40:13, 14; Rom. 11:34; 1 Cor. 2:16]
  93. Job 36:23 : [ch. 34:10]
  94. Job 36:24 : Luke 1:46; [Ps. 92:5; Rev. 15:3]
  95. Job 36:24 : [ch. 33:27; Ps. 104:33]
  96. Job 36:26 : [ch. 37:5; 1 Cor. 13:12]
  97. Job 36:26 : Ps. 90:2; 102:27
  98. Job 36:27 : Gen. 2:6 (Heb.)
  99. Job 36:27 : Ps. 147:8
  100. Job 36:28 : Prov. 3:20; [Deut. 33:28]
  101. Job 36:29 : [ch. 26:9]
  102. Job 36:29 : Ps. 18:11; 105:39
  103. Job 36:31 : ch. 37:13
  104. Job 36:31 : Ps. 104:27, 28; 136:25; 145:15; 147:9; Acts 14:17
  105. Job 36:32 : Hab. 3:4
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2 Corinthians 4:1-12

The Light of the Gospel

Therefore, having (A)this ministry (B)by the mercy of God,[a] we do not lose heart. But we have renounced (C)disgraceful, underhanded ways. We refuse to practice[b] cunning or (D)to tamper with God's word, but (E)by the open statement of the truth (F)we would commend ourselves to everyone's conscience in the sight of God. And even (G)if our gospel is veiled, (H)it is veiled to (I)those who are perishing. In their case (J)the god of this world (K)has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, to keep them from seeing (L)the light of (M)the gospel of the glory of Christ, (N)who is the image of God. For what (O)we proclaim is not ourselves, but Jesus Christ as Lord, with (P)ourselves as your servants[c] for Jesus' sake. For God, who said, (Q)“Let light shine out of darkness,” (R)has shone in our hearts to give (S)the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

Treasure in Jars of Clay

But we have this treasure in (T)jars of clay, (U)to show that the surpassing power belongs to God and not to us. We are (V)afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not driven to despair; persecuted, but (W)not forsaken; (X)struck down, but not destroyed; 10 (Y)always carrying in the body the death of Jesus, (Z)so that the life of Jesus may also be manifested in our bodies. 11 For we who live are always being given over to death for Jesus' sake, so that the life of Jesus also may be manifested in our mortal flesh. 12 So (AA)death is at work in us, but life in you.


  1. 2 Corinthians 4:1 Greek having this ministry as we have received mercy
  2. 2 Corinthians 4:2 Greek to walk in
  3. 2 Corinthians 4:5 Or slaves (for the contextual rendering of the Greek word doulos, see Preface)
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Psalm 44:1-8

Come to Our Help

To the choirmaster. (A)A Maskil[a] of the Sons of Korah.

44 O God, we have heard with our ears,
(B)our fathers have told us,
what deeds you performed in their days,
(C)in the days of old:
you with your own hand (D)drove out the nations,
but (E)them you planted;
you afflicted the peoples,
but (F)them you set free;
for not (G)by their own sword did they win the land,
nor did their own arm save them,
but your right hand and your arm,
and (H)the light of your face,
(I)for you delighted in them.

(J)You are my King, O God;
(K)ordain salvation for Jacob!
Through you we (L)push down our foes;
through your name we (M)tread down those who rise up against us.
For not in (N)my bow do I trust,
nor can my sword save me.
But you have saved us from our foes
and have (O)put to shame those who hate us.
(P)In God we have boasted continually,
and we will give thanks to your name forever. Selah


  1. Psalm 44:1 Probably a musical or liturgical term
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Proverbs 22:10-12

10 (A)Drive out a scoffer, (B)and strife will go out,
and (C)quarreling and abuse will cease.
11 He who (D)loves purity of heart,
and whose (E)speech is gracious, (F)will have the king as his friend.
12 The eyes of the Lord keep watch over knowledge,
but he (G)overthrows the words of the traitor.

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8/29/2022 DAB Transcript

Job 31:1-33:33, 2 Corinthians 3:1-18, Psalm 43:1-5, Proverbs 22:8-9

Today is the 29th day of August, welcome to the Daily Audio Bible. I’m Brian. It is wonderful to be here with you today, as we, as we move into this week, and as we move further and deeper into the Scriptures, on the journey that we are on together, through the Bible in a year in community. And that next step is going to lead us back into the book of Job. Actually Job, and second Corinthians, the old and New Testament territory that we are moving through right now, will last us until we get into the new month and so, let’s dive in. Job is continuing to speak as we begin our reading from Job today. We are reading from the English Standard Version this week, today, Job 31, 32 and 33.


Okay, so we have a really good opportunity here for some context into what the apostle Paul is saying in second Corinthians because in our reading today, he’s talking a lot about looking through a veil, even like a Mosaic veil. And I say that like, in part, as a real veil over Moses face but also a veil that was being looked through to interpret the law of Moses, the Mosaic law. What is all that? If we look back at where we have come from, if we look back at what we the territory that we have journey through already this year, we will remember that Moses led the people out of Egyptian slavery and into the wilderness and one of the places that they went was Mount Sinai. This was a place they were to consecrate themselves and come to meet with the Lord and God would speak to them. They did all this and gathered around the mountain and a dark cloud descended and fire and rumbling and everybody knew it was the presence of God and they were terrified. And what they did was ask Moses to meet with God and then tell them what God had said and they would obey Moses as the mouthpiece of God, a prophetic voice. And that’s all fine and that’s all good but what the intention was and we can go back and read this in Exodus, was that they the people would come and meet with God. What ended up happening is that Moses did climb to the summit of Mount Sinai to meet with God in person, on behalf of the people. And when he came down the mountain, his face was shining with the glory of God and that glory of God shining off Moses actually unsettled the people even more and caused them to fear. And so, Moses put a veil over his face, so as not to freak the people out. That picture is what Paul is drawing from in saying what he is saying today. For Paul, looking through the veil represented the way that the people had viewed the law. Or I’ll just put in Paul’s own words from the letter second Corinthians, “their minds were hardened, for to this day when they read the old covenant, that same veil remains un-lifted because only through Christ is it taken away. Yes, to this day, whenever Moses is read a veil lies over their hearts. But when one turns to the Lord, the veil is removed.” So, for Paul, as we know from writings that we’ve already read from Paul and that we will continue to see from Paul as we continue through Paul’s letters, the law pointed out transgression against God. So, the law isn’t a bad thing, but the law shows what leads to death, sin, it reveals our failure. Whereas, the work of Christ, the redemptive work that Jesus did, removes the veil and shows us that we are made righteous through Jesus Christ, sin doesn’t have a claim to us. Which is not to say that we can’t destroy ourselves willingly through sin, but it does show us that the law cannot condemn us to some kind of damnation, we are free from it. It is settled through Christ and through Christ the veil is removed. And for we who believe, the veil has been removed and day by day, step-by-step we are being transformed. Or to just put it in Paul’s words, “and we all with unveiled face, beholding the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from 1 degree of glory to another. For this comes from the Lord who is the Spirit and” a very famous passage, “and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom”. And so, may we rejoice in that reality today and may we also take a deep breath and a relieving exhale. This is a process or as Paul put it, from 1 degree of glory to another. So, we can certainly look through a veil and find all of our failings and how we’re falling short or we can look without the veil and realize it’s already done and we are in a process from 1 degree of glory to another.


And Father, we thank You for that. Thank You for that word of encouragement and understand that this is a process. We don’t have it all figured out were never going to were always going to be reaching through faith but You are always going to be there and You are changing us, transforming us, as we trust You and become utterly dependent upon You. And so, Holy Spirit, help us to have that perspective, as we move through this day, that we are in process, that we are being transformed and our way to collaborate in that transformation is to trust it, to trust You, to depend upon You. And we do with all of our hearts and all that we are. Come, Holy Spirit, and lead us into all truth. In the name of Jesus, we pray. Amen.


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Prayer and Encouragements:

This is John Ransom calling from Budapest. I have to say on this day the 25th of August, I was very moved by many prayers. First of all, the man with the brain injury of 27 years, I hear you. I salute you for everything you’re doing at the home there where you live with the other residents with the Bible study. And now, your plans for the math course. And I ask the Lord to heal you, to continue to heal you in your brain. And that He would also bless these gatherings and that the Holy Spirit would speak through you, to the rest of your friends there. I also lift up the mother of Ella and Ella herself. And Lord Jesus, I ask You to heal her. I ask You to reach in and completely rewire whatever’s going on in her mind. And I also stand against any spiritual forces that have completely taken over. We bind you, we cast you out in the name of Jesus Christ. And go to where the Lord will send you and release her right now in the name of Jesus. And finally, I want to also pray for the young man who called, who also has been battling depression and mental health issues. And doesn’t have a church family or a support system. And I also want you to know that I hear you, we hear you. Thank you so much for calling in, reaching out to the DAB community. We are here for you rather. And I do pray Lord Jesus, that You would touch this young man, give him health. Give him help and also free him from these food allergies that make it so difficult to eat. Complete another healing in the name of Jesus. Amen.

Hi, this is God’s Life Speaker. I am talking to the gentleman from Maybell. You are sharing with us, we’ve prayed for your Bible studies because you’ve called in before. And it’s so good to hear that that is going on and that you’re thinking about another Bible study to present and that you’re thinking about a math club. Because it’s the beginning of the school year. You are such an amazing example. You have had a brain injury that happened to you 27 years ago. Yet, I don’t think it’s stopped you at all. And there is so many of us that gets stopped when something doesn’t go right. So, thank you for just being part of this community. Calling in, showing us what you’re doing, sharing, giving us an opportunity to pray. May your boundaries be exploded and go beyond in the name of Jesus. I wish I knew where you lived because I home school and it would be great to have a math club. Boy, if there were more people that were willing to do that. So, God Bless you. This community surrounds you. We pray for you. You are just such an example of glorifying God, magnifying Him. I mean, I would love to hear some of your students. Why don’t you call in with them and let them just teach us more about what you’re teaching them. That would be so cool. But in the meantime, may God bless you. May he expand your boundaries. May there be no limit to you. I see that He’s already pegged that you hang your life on. So, thank you for being the example. The DAB family continuously prays for you and we ask for mighty works in your life. In the name of Jesus.

Hello beautiful DAB family. I just wanted to say thank you for praying for me. This is Joyfully Joe. I really appreciate all your prayers. Kristy from Kentucky, wow! Thank you. That was beautiful. I pray for you too. It is August 25th and I just got back from Hawaii. Praise God for that. No, actually I’ve been calling it my long walk. I met a man there who was selling bracelets, out of seashells, called Job’s Tears. I have not taken it off, practically, since I got the bracelet. And, wow, we’re in the Book of Job and wow, I had a lot of tears. Anyway, Brian you said today from Job 19:25 but as for me I know that my redeemer lives and that he will stand upon the earth at last and after my body is decayed, yet in my body, I will see God. I will see him for myself. Yes, I will see Him with my own eyes. I am overwhelmed at the thought. You said, our hope is utterly, well it must be, utterly and completely in God. And that’s so true. You said our trials and tribulations, suffering and pain, grief and loss, tares us down but it tares us down in such a way that we must reach out for Him as our only hope. Oh gosh, that’s beautiful. And that at the end you said, what we need is resolute, steadfast pursuit of His presence. Come, Holy Spirit, come Holy Spirit. God give us steadfast, resolute …

Hello Daily Audio Bible family, this is People on the Water from Indiana. And I’m calling in today to say, first of all that I love you. Second of all, I want to lift up a prayer for a beautiful, beautiful young lady, here walking among us. She is from New York. This child of God has had a brain injury for 27 years. And it’s just a beautiful spirit walking among us. Racing around with a purple wheel chair and her wonderful blessing nursing home. She’s doing a Bible study. She wants to have a composition of disability in the bible that she can create. Hopefully give other peoples daughters. Sister, I’m lifting you up in the name of Jesus Christ, just to love on you. You might be just God’s hand to touch you. Secondly, I’m praying for a young man who’s new to the app, been fighting with health battles, neurological issues, reality. I’m just praying for you man. That God’s hand might just touch you, hold you, love you, because He does. I just want you to be aware of that. In Jesus name.

Hello DAB, this is Alissa form Colorado calling back from for an update. I’m the one who called a while ago who told you that I found out I’m pregnant while on dialysis, which is a complete miracle. I had my ultrasound yesterday to check if everything’s okay and oh my goodness, my baby has a heartbeat. I am measuring 7 weeks and 3 days, now 4 days and my baby has a heartbeat and is doing great. And I just wept with joy for God’s faithfulness and goodness. And I want to thank you all personally for all your prayers. I so appreciate it. What a blessing it is and I just want to ask if you would continue to pray for my sweet baby as I will have to be very closely monitored over my pregnancy by my internal medicine and it’s gonna be very high risk. But I believe God can do anything. He’s already proven Himself faithful so many times. This is definitely a miracle that He has done. And so, I trust Him with my baby’s life and I just ask for your continued prayers and I thank you for those that have prayed for me. I so so appreciate it. Thank you guys so much. And God Bless and I’ll update you soon. Bye.

Hey DAB fam it’s Sparky. I was looking at the post of a what did the daily reading of Job mean to you, today. It kind of, Job is my favorite book. Next to the Lion of David and of course all through Christ. But when Brian was talking about where we can be really confident in our beliefs and telling people where they’re headed and that really struck a nerve with me. And I, I really fought, I’ve always been a believer but I didn’t act like a Christian. And I worked with a dude that was a pastor. And he was very heavy handed and of course, I had tattoos and gauged out earrings and he would always be very quick to go “well, so and so in the Bible did that and he was evil as hell. You’re headed to hell.” And I remember just turning around and looking at him, going man, if that’s what that is, I don’t want any part of it. And I think Job is feeling that way. If that’s what that is, I don’t want any part of it, if that’s what ya’ll are. Me and God, will be me and God. And love and kindness works far better than bitterness. I love ya’ll.

The Daily Audio Bible Reading for Monday August 29, 2022 (NIV)

Job 31-33

Job's Final Appeal

31 “I have made a covenant with my (A)eyes;
how then could I gaze at a virgin?
What would be (B)my portion from God above
and (C)my heritage from the Almighty on high?
Is not calamity for the unrighteous,
and disaster for the workers of iniquity?
(D)Does not he see my ways
and (E)number all my steps?

“If I have walked with falsehood
and my foot has hastened to deceit;
(Let me be (F)weighed in a just balance,
and let God know my integrity!)
if my step has turned aside from the way
and (G)my heart has gone after my eyes,
and if any (H)spot has stuck to my hands,
then let me (I)sow, and another eat,
and let what grows for me[a] be rooted out.

“If my heart has been enticed toward a woman,
and I have (J)lain in wait at my neighbor's door,
10 then let my wife (K)grind for another,
and let others (L)bow down on her.
11 For that would be a heinous crime;
that would be an iniquity (M)to be punished by the judges;
12 for that would be a fire (N)that consumes as far as Abaddon,
and it would burn to the root all my increase.

13 “If I have rejected the cause of my manservant or my maidservant,
when they brought a complaint against me,
14 what then shall I do when God rises up?
When he (O)makes inquiry, what shall I answer him?
15 Did (P)not he who made me in the womb make him?
And did not one fashion us in the womb?

16 “If I have (Q)withheld anything that the poor desired,
or have (R)caused the eyes of the widow to fail,
17 or have eaten my morsel alone,
and the fatherless has not eaten of it
18 (for from my youth the fatherless[b] grew up with me as with a father,
and from my mother's womb I guided the widow[c]),
19 if I have seen anyone (S)perish for (T)lack of clothing,
or the needy without (U)covering,
20 if his body has not (V)blessed me,[d]
and if he was not warmed with the fleece of my sheep,
21 if I have raised my hand against (W)the fatherless,
because I saw my help in (X)the gate,
22 then let my shoulder blade fall from my shoulder,
and let my arm be broken from its socket.
23 For I was (Y)in terror of calamity from God,
and I could not have faced his (Z)majesty.

24 (AA)“If I have made gold my (AB)trust
or called (AC)fine gold my confidence,
25 if I have (AD)rejoiced because my wealth was abundant
or because (AE)my hand had found much,
26 (AF)if I have looked at the sun[e] when it shone,
or (AG)the moon moving in splendor,
27 and my heart has been secretly enticed,
and my mouth has kissed my hand,
28 this also would be (AH)an iniquity to be punished by the judges,
for I would have been false to God above.

29 “If I have (AI)rejoiced at the ruin of him who hated me,
or exulted when evil overtook him
30 ((AJ)I have not let my mouth sin
by asking for his life with a curse),
31 if the men of my tent have not said,
‘Who is there that has not been filled with his (AK)meat?’
32 ((AL)the sojourner has not lodged in the street;
I have opened my doors to the traveler),
33 if I (AM)have concealed my transgressions (AN)as others do[f]
by hiding my iniquity in my heart,
34 because I stood in great fear of (AO)the multitude,
and the contempt of families terrified me,
so that I kept silence, and did not go out of doors—
35 Oh, that I had one to hear me!
(Here is my signature! Let the Almighty (AP)answer me!)
Oh, that I had (AQ)the indictment written by my adversary!
36 Surely I would carry it on my (AR)shoulder;
I would (AS)bind it on me as (AT)a crown;
37 I would give him an account of all my steps;
like a prince I would approach him.

38 “If my land has cried out against me
and its furrows have wept together,
39 (AU)if I have eaten its yield without payment
and made its owners (AV)breathe their last,
40 let (AW)thorns grow instead of wheat,
and foul weeds instead of barley.”

The words of Job are ended.

Elihu Rebukes Job's Three Friends

32 So these three men ceased to answer Job, because he was (AX)righteous in his own eyes. Then Elihu the son of Barachel (AY)the Buzite, of the family of Ram, burned with anger. He burned with anger at Job because he justified himself (AZ)rather than God. He burned with anger also at Job's three friends because they had found no answer, although they had (BA)declared Job to be in the wrong. Now Elihu had waited to speak to Job because they were older than he. And when Elihu saw that there was no answer in the mouth of these three men, he burned with anger.

And Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite answered and said:

“I am young in years,
and you are (BB)aged;
therefore I was timid and afraid
to declare my opinion to you.
I said, ‘Let days speak,
and many years teach wisdom.’
But it is (BC)the spirit in man,
(BD)the breath of the Almighty, that makes him (BE)understand.
(BF)It is not the old[g] who are wise,
nor the aged who understand what is right.
10 Therefore I say, ‘Listen to me;
let me also declare my opinion.’

11 “Behold, I waited for your words,
I listened for your wise sayings,
while you searched out what to say.
12 I gave you my attention,
and, behold, there was none among you who refuted Job
or who answered his words.
13 Beware (BG)lest you say, ‘We have found wisdom;
God may vanquish him, not a man.’
14 He has not directed his words against me,
and I will not answer him with your speeches.

15 “They are dismayed; they answer no more;
they have not a word to say.
16 And shall I wait, because they do not speak,
because they stand there, and answer no more?
17 I also will answer with my share;
I also will declare my opinion.
18 For I am full of words;
the spirit within me constrains me.
19 Behold, my belly is like wine that has no vent;
like new (BH)wineskins ready to burst.
20 (BI)I must speak, that I may find (BJ)relief;
I must open my lips and answer.
21 I will not (BK)show partiality to any man
or use flattery toward any person.
22 For I do not know how to flatter,
else my Maker would soon take me away.

Elihu Rebukes Job

33 “But now, hear my speech, O Job,
and listen to all my words.
Behold, I (BL)open my mouth;
the tongue in my mouth speaks.
My words declare the uprightness of my heart,
and what my lips know they speak sincerely.
(BM)The Spirit of God has made me,
and (BN)the breath of the Almighty gives me life.
(BO)Answer me, if you can;
(BP)set your words in order before me; take your stand.
Behold, I am toward God as you are;
I too was pinched off from a piece of (BQ)clay.
Behold, no (BR)fear of me need terrify you;
my (BS)pressure will not be heavy upon you.

“Surely you have spoken in my ears,
and I have heard the sound of your words.
You say, ‘I am (BT)pure, without (BU)transgression;
I am clean, and there is no iniquity in me.
10 Behold, he finds occasions against me,
he (BV)counts me as his enemy,
11 he (BW)puts my feet in the stocks
and (BX)watches all my paths.’

12 “Behold, in this you are not right. I will answer you,
for God is greater than man.
13 Why do you (BY)contend against him,
saying, ‘He (BZ)will answer none of man's[h] words’?[i]
14 For God (CA)speaks in one way,
(CB)and in two, though man (CC)does not perceive it.
15 In (CD)a dream, in (CE)a vision of (CF)the night,
when (CG)deep sleep falls on men,
while they slumber on their beds,
16 then he (CH)opens the ears of men
and terrifies[j] them with warnings,
17 that he may turn man aside from his (CI)deed
and conceal pride from a man;
18 he keeps back his soul from the pit,
his life from (CJ)perishing by the sword.

19 “Man is also rebuked with pain on his bed
and with continual strife in his (CK)bones,
20 so that his (CL)life loathes bread,
and his appetite (CM)the choicest food.
21 His flesh is so wasted away that it cannot be seen,
and his bones that were not seen (CN)stick out.
22 His soul draws near (CO)the pit,
and his life to (CP)those who bring death.
23 If there be for him (CQ)an angel,
(CR)a mediator, (CS)one of the thousand,
to declare to man what is (CT)right for him,
24 and he is merciful to him, and says,
‘Deliver him from going down into the pit;
I have found (CU)a ransom;
25 let his flesh (CV)become fresh with youth;
let him return to the days of his youthful vigor’;
26 then man[k] (CW)prays to God, and he accepts him;
he (CX)sees his face with a shout of joy,
and he (CY)restores to man his righteousness.
27 He sings before men and says:
‘I (CZ)sinned and perverted what was right,
and it was not repaid to me.
28 He has redeemed my (DA)soul from going down (DB)into the pit,
and my life shall (DC)look upon the light.’

29 “Behold, God does all these things,
twice, (DD)three times, with a man,
30 to bring back his soul from the pit,
that he may be lighted with (DE)the light of life.
31 Pay attention, O Job, listen to me;
be silent, and I will speak.
32 If you have any words, (DF)answer me;
(DG)speak, for I desire to justify you.
33 If not, (DH)listen to me;
be silent, and I will teach you wisdom.”


  1. Job 31:8 Or let my descendants
  2. Job 31:18 Hebrew he
  3. Job 31:18 Hebrew her
  4. Job 31:20 Hebrew if his loins have not blessed me
  5. Job 31:26 Hebrew the light
  6. Job 31:33 Or as Adam did
  7. Job 32:9 Hebrew many [in years]
  8. Job 33:13 Hebrew his
  9. Job 33:13 Or He will not answer for any of his own words
  10. Job 33:16 Or seals
  11. Job 33:26 Hebrew he

Cross references:

  1. Job 31:1 : [Isa. 33:15; Matt. 5:28]
  2. Job 31:2 : See ch. 20:29
  3. Job 31:2 : See ch. 20:29
  4. Job 31:4 : ch. 14:16; 34:21; 2 Chr. 16:9; Prov. 5:21; 15:3; Jer. 16:17; 32:19; Zech. 4:10
  5. Job 31:4 : ch. 14:16
  6. Job 31:6 : Dan. 5:27
  7. Job 31:7 : Num. 15:39; Eccles. 11:9
  8. Job 31:7 : [ch. 11:15]
  9. Job 31:8 : Lev. 26:16; Deut. 28:30, 38; [John 4:37]
  10. Job 31:9 : [ch. 24:15]
  11. Job 31:10 : [Ex. 11:5; Isa. 47:2]
  12. Job 31:10 : [2 Sam. 12:11; Jer. 8:10]
  13. Job 31:11 : ver. 28; [Lev. 20:10; Deut. 22:22]
  14. Job 31:12 : See Prov. 6:27-29
  15. Job 31:14 : Ps. 17:3
  16. Job 31:15 : ch. 34:19; Prov. 14:31; 22:2; [Eph. 6:9]
  17. Job 31:16 : [ch. 22:7]
  18. Job 31:16 : ch. 11:20; 17:5
  19. Job 31:19 : ch. 29:13
  20. Job 31:19 : ch. 24:7, 10
  21. Job 31:19 : ch. 24:7, 10
  22. Job 31:20 : ch. 29:13; Deut. 24:13
  23. Job 31:21 : ch. 22:9
  24. Job 31:21 : See ch. 5:4
  25. Job 31:23 : ch. 13:11
  26. Job 31:23 : ch. 13:11
  27. Job 31:24 : Mark 10:24, 25
  28. Job 31:24 : ch. 4:6
  29. Job 31:24 : ch. 28:16
  30. Job 31:25 : Ps. 62:10
  31. Job 31:25 : Deut. 8:17
  32. Job 31:26 : Deut. 4:19; [Deut. 17:3; 2 Kgs. 23:5, 11; Ezek. 8:16]
  33. Job 31:26 : See Jer. 44:17-19
  34. Job 31:28 : ver. 11
  35. Job 31:29 : Prov. 17:5
  36. Job 31:30 : [Matt. 5:44; Rom. 12:14]
  37. Job 31:31 : Ex. 16:12; 1 Sam. 25:11
  38. Job 31:32 : [Gen. 19:2, 3; Judg. 19:20, 21; Matt. 25:35; Heb. 13:2]
  39. Job 31:33 : Prov. 28:13
  40. Job 31:33 : Gen. 3:8, 12
  41. Job 31:34 : [Ex. 23:2]
  42. Job 31:35 : ch. 13:22
  43. Job 31:35 : [ch. 19:23]
  44. Job 31:36 : Isa. 9:6; 22:22
  45. Job 31:36 : Prov. 6:21
  46. Job 31:36 : Zech. 6:11
  47. Job 31:39 : [ch. 22:6-9; Luke 10:7; 2 Tim. 2:6; James 5:4]
  48. Job 31:39 : [1 Kgs. 21:16, 19]
  49. Job 31:40 : Gen. 3:18
  50. Job 32:1 : See ch. 33:9
  51. Job 32:2 : Gen. 22:21; Jer. 25:23
  52. Job 32:2 : ch. 4:17; [ch. 34:5; 35:2; 40:8]
  53. Job 32:3 : ch. 8:6; 22:5
  54. Job 32:6 : ch. 15:10
  55. Job 32:8 : ch. 33:4; 34:14
  56. Job 32:8 : ch. 33:4; Gen. 2:7
  57. Job 32:8 : ch. 35:11; 38:36; 39:17; 1 Kgs. 3:12; 4:29; Prov. 2:6; Eccles. 2:26; Dan. 1:17; 2:21; James 1:5
  58. Job 32:9 : 1 Cor. 1:26; [ch. 12:20; Matt. 11:25]
  59. Job 32:13 : Jer. 9:23
  60. Job 32:19 : Matt. 9:17; [Josh. 9:4]
  61. Job 32:20 : [Ps. 39:3]
  62. Job 32:20 : 1 Sam. 16:23
  63. Job 32:21 : Lev. 19:15
  64. Job 33:2 : ch. 3:1
  65. Job 33:4 : ch. 27:3
  66. Job 33:4 : ch. 32:8; Gen. 2:7; [Ezek. 37:9; Acts 17:25]
  67. Job 33:5 : ver. 32
  68. Job 33:5 : ch. 13:18; 23:4; [Ps. 5:3]
  69. Job 33:6 : See ch. 4:19
  70. Job 33:7 : ch. 9:34, 35; 13:21
  71. Job 33:7 : [ch. 23:2]
  72. Job 33:9 : ch. 9:21; 10:7; 11:4; 12:4; 13:18; 16:17; 23:10, 11; 27:5; 29:14; 32:1; 34:5
  73. Job 33:9 : ch. 34:6
  74. Job 33:10 : See ch. 13:24
  75. Job 33:11 : ch. 13:27
  76. Job 33:11 : ch. 10:14; 14:16; 31:4
  77. Job 33:13 : ch. 13:3; 16:21; 31:35; 40:2
  78. Job 33:13 : See ch. 9:12
  79. Job 33:14 : [ch. 40:5; Ps. 62:11]
  80. Job 33:14 : ver. 29
  81. Job 33:14 : [1 Sam. 3:4, 6]
  82. Job 33:15 : See Num. 12:6
  83. Job 33:15 : ch. 4:13
  84. Job 33:15 : Ps. 17:3
  85. Job 33:15 : ch. 4:13
  86. Job 33:16 : ch. 36:10, 15; Ps. 40:6; Isa. 50:5
  87. Job 33:17 : ch. 36:9
  88. Job 33:18 : ch. 36:12
  89. Job 33:19 : ch. 30:17
  90. Job 33:20 : Ps. 107:18
  91. Job 33:20 : Prov. 23:3
  92. Job 33:21 : [Ps. 22:17]
  93. Job 33:22 : ver. 24, 28
  94. Job 33:22 : 2 Sam. 24:16, 17; Ps. 78:49
  95. Job 33:23 : Gen. 16:7; 22:11; 48:16; Ps. 34:7; Isa. 63:9; [Mal. 3:1]
  96. Job 33:23 : Gen. 42:23; Isa. 43:27
  97. Job 33:23 : Eccles. 7:28; [Song 5:10]
  98. Job 33:23 : [Prov. 14:2; Ezek. 18:21, 22]
  99. Job 33:24 : ch. 36:18; Ps. 49:7
  100. Job 33:25 : 2 Kgs. 5:14; [Heb. 9:12]
  101. Job 33:26 : See ch. 22:27
  102. Job 33:26 : Ps. 17:15
  103. Job 33:26 : [2 Sam. 12:13; Prov. 28:13; Luke 15:21-24; 1 John 1:9]
  104. Job 33:27 : Ps. 106:6; [Rom. 6:21]
  105. Job 33:28 : Isa. 38:17
  106. Job 33:28 : ver. 22, 24
  107. Job 33:28 : [ch. 3:9]
  108. Job 33:29 : ver. 14
  109. Job 33:30 : Ps. 56:13
  110. Job 33:32 : ver. 5
  111. Job 33:32 : ch. 34:33
  112. Job 33:33 : Ps. 34:11
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2 Corinthians 3

Ministers of the New Covenant

(A)Are we beginning to commend ourselves again? Or do we need, (B)as some do, (C)letters of recommendation to you, or from you? (D)You yourselves are our letter of recommendation, written on our[a] hearts, to be known and read by all. And you show that you are a letter from Christ delivered by us, written not with ink but with the Spirit of (E)the living God, not on (F)tablets of stone but on (G)tablets of (H)human hearts.[b]

(I)Such is the confidence that we have through Christ toward God. (J)Not that we are sufficient in ourselves to claim anything as coming from us, but (K)our sufficiency is from God, who has made us sufficient to be (L)ministers of (M)a new covenant, not of (N)the letter but of the Spirit. For the letter kills, but (O)the Spirit gives life.

Now if (P)the ministry of death, carved in letters on stone, came with such glory (Q)that the Israelites could not gaze at Moses' face because of its glory, which was being brought to an end, will not the ministry of the Spirit have even more glory? For if there was glory in (R)the ministry of condemnation, (S)the ministry of righteousness must far exceed it in glory. 10 Indeed, in this case, what once had glory has come to have no glory at all, because of the glory that surpasses it. 11 For if what was being brought to an end came with glory, much more will what is permanent have glory.

12 Since we have such a hope, (T)we are very bold, 13 not like Moses, (U)who would put a veil over his face so that the Israelites might not gaze at the outcome of what was being brought to an end. 14 But (V)their minds were (W)hardened. For to this day, (X)when they read (Y)the old covenant, that same veil remains unlifted, because only through Christ is it taken away. 15 Yes, to this day whenever Moses is read a veil lies over their hearts. 16 But when (Z)one[c] turns to the Lord, (AA)the veil is removed. 17 Now the Lord[d] is the Spirit, and where (AB)the Spirit of the Lord is, there is (AC)freedom. 18 And we all, with unveiled face, (AD)beholding (AE)the glory of the Lord,[e] (AF)are being transformed into the same image (AG)from one degree of glory to another.[f] For this comes from the Lord who is the Spirit.


  1. 2 Corinthians 3:2 Some manuscripts your
  2. 2 Corinthians 3:3 Greek fleshly hearts
  3. 2 Corinthians 3:16 Greek he
  4. 2 Corinthians 3:17 Or this Lord
  5. 2 Corinthians 3:18 Or reflecting the glory of the Lord
  6. 2 Corinthians 3:18 Greek from glory to glory
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Psalm 43

Send Out Your Light and Your Truth

43 (A)Vindicate me, O God, and (B)defend my cause
against an ungodly people,
from (C)the deceitful and unjust man
deliver me!
For you are (D)the God in whom I take refuge;
why have you (E)rejected me?
Why do I (F)go about mourning
because of the oppression of the enemy?

(G)Send out your light and your truth;
let them lead me;
let them bring me to your (H)holy hill
and to your (I)dwelling!
Then I will go to the altar of God,
to God my exceeding joy,
and I will praise you with the lyre,
O God, my God.

(J)Why are you cast down, O my soul,
and why are you in turmoil within me?
(K)Hope in God; for I shall again praise him,
my salvation and my God.

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Proverbs 22:8-9

Whoever (A)sows injustice will reap calamity,
and (B)the rod of his fury will fail.
(C)Whoever has a bountiful[a] eye will be blessed,
for he (D)shares his bread with the poor.


  1. Proverbs 22:9 Hebrew good
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08/28/2022 DAB Transcript

Job 28:1-30:31, 2 Corinthians 2:12-17, Psalms 42:1-11, Proverbs 22:7

Today is the 28th day of August, welcome to the Daily Audio Bible I’m Brian. Like every day it’s great to be here with you on this particular day, as we greet a shiny sparkly new week out in front of us, a bit of a transitional week. Before this week is finished, we will have…we will have flipped over into a brand-new month, which is a bit incredible. Where did August go? But here we are in the last week of August continuing our journey through the book of Job as we observe and listen to the conversations and even arguments and insulting arguments that are happening between Job and his friends over whether Job can be innocent and righteous. So, as we begin today Job will be speaking. And this week we will read from the English Standard Version. So, today Job 28, 29 and 30.


Father, we thank You for Your word and this brand-new week this reset that happens every seven days. We thank You for this reset. And as we look further into this week as it’s shiny and sparkly out in front of us, we see we will move into the month of September before this week is out. And, so, help us Father to finish well what we have started in August and to begin well the new month coming in a few days. May we be what the apostle Paul was talking about today in second Corinthians, the aroma of Christ. May just spill out of us because You are within us. Your goodness overflows. May the fruit of the Spirit be bountiful, that we might be a part of revealing what You are doing in this world. Holy Spirit come into this and lead us into this and lead us into all truth we pray. In the name of Jesus, we ask. Amen.

Community Prayer and Praise:

Good morning this is doctor Mac from Alexandria VA I’m calling to pray for the gentleman who called in this morning saying that he’s new to the app and that he has mental issues and that he has tingling in his face and he’s had lots of health challenges, lost a lot of weight, doesn’t have a church family, doesn’t have anything, lost a lot of weight and is thinking that life is not worth living. I’m so glad you’re here, so glad that you found us. Now you have a church family. Now you have us who would love on you and pray for you. And yes, your life is worth living. Remember that Christ died for you. He suffered and He died for you. You may not understand why you’re going through all you’re going through and it’s difficult. I can well imagine how difficult it must be for you. Keep calling. Keep __. Keep near us. We will love on you, and we will pray for you daily. So, now let me say a short prayer for you before time runs out. Father, in the name of Jesus we pray that You are the God of impossible. Now do impossible things for my brother. You keep him under Your care, and You will send him the help that he needs. Pray that Father You’ll touch his body now and Lord You will give him strength, courage to keep on trusting in You. Let him sense Your presence and Your…

This is Standing on the Promises of God calling from Lagos Nigeria and I’d like to pray for the following people. Chris, you called regarding yourself and your wife Jean of 26 years. I pray that every broken area of your life the Lord shall repair, and He shall…and He shall restore concerning you and your wife in Jesus’ name. I also pray for godly wisdom and counsel even at this time for you and your wife. We also thank God for Demetrius ex-wife, and we pray that God shall perfect all that concerns you Demetrius’s ex-wife in Jesus’ name. And you shall see God…you shall see God’s beauty even at this time of your life. Someone also said we should pray for teachers as children are going back to school. I also have young children; two young kids and I pray for our teachers who help to shape and mold the mind of young…of youngsters and leaders of tomorrow. We pray for stability, we pray for strength, we pray for __ in every ramification and your life. We also pray for patience concerning these teachers because it’s not easy. Children look justly for their attention almost all at the same time. And someone…Maurice Woodson called for pastor John Pittsburgh who lost his wife of 48 years and is going through his grieving process. We pray for him at this time, and I pray that the Holy Spirit will not leave you nor forsake you. We pray for the Holy Spirit to counsel you even at this grieving time and we pray that weeping may endure for the night but your joy will come in the morning. Thank you very much.

Hello this is Anonymous in Tulsa I’m sorry I haven’t called in a while, but I have been praying. I kind of missed all of July was very ill but that's…I’m not really calling about me and I’ve just been catching up on the prayers and we’ve had so many. But August 25th prayer list, the call ins there’s just so many and they’re so touching. And the gentleman that called to say his…he had no prayer family, no family basically or friends, but is very ill, lost a lot of weight, has anxiety, mental health issues, lost, you know…just nothing to look forward to. He summed up many of all of our…our concerns and prayers. And young man, I am praying so hard for you and…and everyone, that we all look for the best things that the Lord has to offer whether it’s a bird that lands on your windowsill or somebody that smiles at you with their eyes even though they’re wearing a mask. Whatever it is take the very best things in your daily life and enjoy them. Eat whatever it is that is the most nutritious for you and eat three times as much as that. Do whatever is best for you and know that you have many people praying. I’m praying all of our prayer lists requests…

Hi this is Anonymous from Tulsa again and I forgot to add this compliment to Gloria about her wanting to start this math lesson for the students that are starting school. And I think that is an awesome idea and I am praying for that to be totally successful because I know the Lord is working with you and I’m praying for that to continue and be not only wonderful for the students but a blessing to you as well. And thank you for sharing. Of course, you are included in the prayers for those in recovery. I am also a TBI person from over 25 years ago. And, so, we constantly are in recovery and in end of disease process because of TBI. So yes, ma'am, thank you for sharing that with us and I’m praying for you in that. You are a blessing to me. Thank you for sharing. May the Lord bless you and keep you and hold you in His ever-loving arms. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

The Daily Audio Bible Reading for Sunday August 28, 2022 (NIV)

Job 28-30

Job Continues: Where Is Wisdom?

28 “Surely there is a mine for silver,
and a place for gold that they (A)refine.
Iron is taken out of the earth,
and copper is smelted from the ore.
Man puts an end to darkness
and searches out to the farthest limit
the ore in (B)gloom and (C)deep darkness.
He opens shafts in a valley away from where anyone lives;
they are forgotten by travelers;
they hang in the air, far away from mankind; they swing to and fro.
As for the earth, (D)out of it comes bread,
but underneath it is turned up as by fire.
Its stones are the place of (E)sapphires,[a]
and it has dust of gold.

“That path no bird of prey knows,
and the falcon's eye has not seen it.
(F)The proud beasts have not trodden it;
(G)the lion has not passed over it.

“Man puts his hand to (H)the flinty rock
and overturns mountains by the roots.
10 He cuts out channels in the rocks,
and his eye sees every precious thing.
11 He dams up the streams so that they do not trickle,
and the thing that is hidden he brings out to light.

12 (I)“But where shall wisdom be found?
And where is the place of understanding?
13 Man does not know its worth,
and it is not found in (J)the land of the living.
14 (K)The deep says, ‘It is not in me,’
and the sea says, ‘It is not with me.’
15 It (L)cannot be bought for gold,
and silver cannot be weighed as its price.
16 It cannot be valued in (M)the gold of (N)Ophir,
in precious (O)onyx or (P)sapphire.
17 Gold and glass cannot equal it,
nor can it be exchanged for jewels of fine gold.
18 No mention shall be made of (Q)coral or of crystal;
the price of wisdom is above (R)(S)pearls.
19 (T)The topaz of Ethiopia cannot equal it,
nor can it be valued in pure gold.

20 “From where, then, does wisdom come?
And where is the place of understanding?
21 It is hidden from the eyes of (U)all living
and concealed from the birds of the air.
22 (V)Abaddon and Death say,
‘We have heard a rumor of it with our ears.’

23 (W)“God understands the way to it,
and he knows its place.
24 For he (X)looks to the ends of the earth
and sees everything under the heavens.
25 When he (Y)gave to the wind its weight
and apportioned the waters by measure,
26 when he made a decree for the rain
and (Z)a way for the lightning of the thunder,
27 then he saw it and declared it;
he established it, and searched it out.
28 And he said to man,
‘Behold, (AA)the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom,
and to (AB)turn away from evil is understanding.’”

Job's Summary Defense

29 And Job again (AC)took up his discourse, and said:

“Oh, that I were as in the months of old,
as in the days when God watched over me,
when his (AD)lamp shone upon my head,
and by his light I walked through darkness,
as I was in my prime,[b]
when the (AE)friendship of God was upon my tent,
when the Almighty was yet with me,
when my (AF)children were all around me,
when my steps were (AG)washed with (AH)butter,
and (AI)the rock poured out for me streams of (AJ)oil!
When I went out to (AK)the gate of the city,
when I prepared my seat in the square,
the young men saw me and withdrew,
and the aged rose and stood;
the princes refrained from talking
and (AL)laid their hand on their mouth;
10 the voice of the nobles was hushed,
and their (AM)tongue stuck to the roof of their mouth.
11 When the ear heard, it called me blessed,
and when the eye saw, it approved,
12 because I (AN)delivered the poor who cried for help,
and the fatherless who had none to help him.
13 (AO)The blessing of him who was (AP)about to perish came upon me,
and I caused (AQ)the widow's heart to sing for joy.
14 I (AR)put on righteousness, and it clothed me;
my justice was like a robe and (AS)a turban.
15 I was (AT)eyes to the blind
and feet to the lame.
16 I was a father to the needy,
and I searched out (AU)the cause of him whom I did not know.
17 I (AV)broke (AW)the fangs of the unrighteous
and made him drop his prey from his teeth.
18 (AX)Then I thought, ‘I shall die in my (AY)nest,
and I shall multiply my days as (AZ)the sand,
19 my (BA)roots spread out to (BB)the waters,
with the dew all night on my (BC)branches,
20 my glory fresh with me,
and my (BD)bow ever (BE)new in my hand.’

21 “Men listened to me and waited
and kept silence for my counsel.
22 After I spoke they did not speak again,
and my word (BF)dropped upon them.
23 They waited for me as for the rain,
and they (BG)opened their mouths as for the (BH)spring rain.
24 I smiled on them when they had no confidence,
and (BI)the light of my (BJ)face they did not cast down.
25 I chose their way and sat as chief,
and I lived like (BK)a king among his troops,
like one who comforts mourners.

30 “But now they (BL)laugh at me,
men who are (BM)younger than I,
whose fathers I would have disdained
to set with the dogs of my flock.
What could I gain from the strength of their hands,
(BN)men whose (BO)vigor is gone?
Through want and hard hunger
they (BP)gnaw (BQ)the dry ground by night in (BR)waste and desolation;
they pick saltwort and the leaves of bushes,
and the roots of the broom tree for their food.[c]
(BS)They are driven out from human company;
they shout after them as after a thief.
In the gullies of the torrents they must dwell,
in holes of the earth and of (BT)the rocks.
Among the bushes they (BU)bray;
under (BV)the nettles they huddle together.
A senseless, a nameless brood,
they have been whipped out of the land.

“And now I have become their (BW)song;
I am (BX)a byword to them.
10 They (BY)abhor me; they keep aloof from me;
they do not hesitate to (BZ)spit at the sight of me.
11 Because God has loosed my cord and humbled me,
they have cast off restraint[d] in my presence.
12 On my (CA)right hand the rabble rise;
they push away my feet;
they (CB)cast up against me their ways of destruction.
13 They break up my path;
they promote my (CC)calamity;
they need no one to help them.
14 As through a wide (CD)breach they come;
amid the crash they roll on.
15 (CE)Terrors are turned upon me;
my honor is pursued as by the wind,
and my prosperity has passed away like (CF)a cloud.

16 “And now my soul is (CG)poured out within me;
days of affliction have taken hold of me.
17 (CH)The night (CI)racks my bones,
and the pain that (CJ)gnaws me takes no rest.
18 With great force my garment is (CK)disfigured;
it binds me about like the collar of my tunic.
19 God[e] has cast me into the mire,
and I have become like (CL)dust and ashes.
20 I cry to you for help and you do not answer me;
I stand, and you only look at me.
21 You have (CM)turned cruel to me;
with the might of your hand you (CN)persecute me.
22 (CO)You lift me up on the wind; you make me ride on it,
and you toss me about in the roar of the storm.
23 (CP)For I know that you will bring me to death
and to the house appointed for (CQ)all living.

24 “Yet does not one in a (CR)heap of ruins stretch out his hand,
and in his disaster cry for help?[f]
25 Did not I (CS)weep for him whose day was hard?
Was not my soul grieved for the needy?
26 But (CT)when I hoped for good, evil came,
and when I waited for light, (CU)darkness came.
27 My inward parts are in turmoil and never still;
days of affliction (CV)come to meet me.
28 I (CW)go about darkened, but not by the sun;
I stand up in (CX)the assembly and cry for help.
29 I am a brother of (CY)jackals
and a companion of (CZ)ostriches.
30 My (DA)skin turns black and falls from me,
and my (DB)bones burn with heat.
31 My (DC)lyre is (DD)turned to mourning,
and my (DE)pipe to the voice of those who weep.


  1. Job 28:6 Or lapis lazuli; also verse 16
  2. Job 29:4 Hebrew my autumn days
  3. Job 30:4 Or warmth
  4. Job 30:11 Hebrew the bridle
  5. Job 30:19 Hebrew He
  6. Job 30:24 The meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain

Cross references:

  1. Job 28:1 : [Mal. 3:3]
  2. Job 28:3 : ch. 10:22
  3. Job 28:3 : See ch. 3:5
  4. Job 28:5 : Ps. 104:14
  5. Job 28:6 : Ex. 24:10
  6. Job 28:8 : ch. 41:34
  7. Job 28:8 : ch. 10:16
  8. Job 28:9 : Deut. 8:15; 32:13; Ps. 114:8
  9. Job 28:12 : [Prov. 16:16; Eccles. 7:24]
  10. Job 28:13 : See Ps. 27:13
  11. Job 28:14 : Gen. 49:25
  12. Job 28:15 : Prov. 3:14; 8:10, 11, 19; 16:16
  13. Job 28:16 : Ps. 45:9; Isa. 13:12
  14. Job 28:16 : See 1 Kgs. 9:28
  15. Job 28:16 : Gen. 2:12
  16. Job 28:16 : Ex. 24:10
  17. Job 28:18 : Ezek. 27:16
  18. Job 28:18 : Ezek. 27:16
  19. Job 28:18 : Prov. 3:15; 8:11; 20:15; 31:10; Lam. 4:7
  20. Job 28:19 : Ex. 28:17; 39:10; Ezek. 28:13
  21. Job 28:21 : ch. 12:10; 30:23
  22. Job 28:22 : See ch. 26:6
  23. Job 28:23 : For ver. 23-28, see Prov. 8:22-31
  24. Job 28:24 : [Prov. 15:3; Zech. 4:10]
  25. Job 28:25 : [Ps. 135:7]
  26. Job 28:26 : ch. 38:25
  27. Job 28:28 : Deut. 4:6; Ps. 111:10; Prov. 1:7; [Eccles. 12:13]
  28. Job 28:28 : Prov. 3:7; 14:16; 16:6
  29. Job 29:1 : ch. 27:1; See Num. 23:7
  30. Job 29:3 : ch. 18:6; 2 Sam. 21:17; Ps. 18:28
  31. Job 29:4 : Ps. 25:14; Prov. 3:32; See ch. 15:8
  32. Job 29:5 : ch. 1:2; [Ps. 128:3]
  33. Job 29:6 : [Gen. 49:11]
  34. Job 29:6 : ch. 20:17
  35. Job 29:6 : Deut. 32:13, 14; Ps. 81:16
  36. Job 29:6 : [Deut. 33:24]
  37. Job 29:7 : See ch. 5:4
  38. Job 29:9 : See ch. 21:5
  39. Job 29:10 : Ps. 22:15; 137:6; Lam. 4:4; Ezek. 3:26
  40. Job 29:12 : Ps. 72:12
  41. Job 29:13 : ch. 31:20
  42. Job 29:13 : Prov. 31:6; Isa. 27:13
  43. Job 29:13 : [Ruth 2:20]
  44. Job 29:14 : Ps. 132:9; Isa. 59:17; 61:10; [Isa. 11:5; Eph. 6:14; 1 Thess. 5:8]
  45. Job 29:14 : Isa. 62:3; Zech. 3:5; [ch. 19:9]
  46. Job 29:15 : Num. 10:31
  47. Job 29:16 : [Prov. 29:7]
  48. Job 29:17 : Ps. 3:7
  49. Job 29:17 : Ps. 58:6; Prov. 30:14
  50. Job 29:18 : [Ps. 30:6]
  51. Job 29:18 : Num. 24:21; See ch. 39:27
  52. Job 29:18 : Gen. 22:17
  53. Job 29:19 : ch. 18:16
  54. Job 29:19 : See Ps. 1:3
  55. Job 29:19 : [ch. 14:9]
  56. Job 29:20 : Gen. 49:24
  57. Job 29:20 : [Isa. 40:31; 41:1]
  58. Job 29:22 : [Deut. 32:2; 33:28]
  59. Job 29:23 : Ps. 119:131; [Isa. 5:14]
  60. Job 29:23 : Prov. 16:15; Jer. 3:3; Zech. 10:1; [Deut. 11:14]
  61. Job 29:24 : Prov. 16:15
  62. Job 29:24 : Gen. 4:5
  63. Job 29:25 : ch. 15:24
  64. Job 30:1 : See ch. 12:4
  65. Job 30:1 : ch. 32:6; [ch. 32:4]
  66. Job 30:2 : For ver. 2-8, see ch. 24:4-8
  67. Job 30:2 : [ch. 5:26]
  68. Job 30:3 : [ver. 17]
  69. Job 30:3 : Jer. 2:6
  70. Job 30:3 : ch. 38:27; Zeph. 1:15
  71. Job 30:5 : [1 Sam. 26:19]
  72. Job 30:6 : 1 Sam. 13:6; Jer. 4:29
  73. Job 30:7 : ch. 6:5
  74. Job 30:7 : Prov. 24:31; Zeph. 2:9
  75. Job 30:9 : Ps. 69:12; Lam. 3:14, 63
  76. Job 30:9 : See ch. 17:6
  77. Job 30:10 : Ps. 88:8; [ch. 17:6]
  78. Job 30:10 : Num. 12:14; Isa. 50:6; Matt. 26:67; 27:30
  79. Job 30:12 : Ps. 109:6
  80. Job 30:12 : ch. 19:12
  81. Job 30:13 : ch. 6:2
  82. Job 30:14 : ch. 16:14
  83. Job 30:15 : See ch. 18:11
  84. Job 30:15 : ch. 7:9; Isa. 44:22
  85. Job 30:16 : 1 Sam. 1:15; [ch. 10:1]
  86. Job 30:17 : [ch. 7:3]
  87. Job 30:17 : ch. 33:19
  88. Job 30:17 : ver. 3
  89. Job 30:18 : [1 Sam. 28:8; 1 Kgs. 20:38]
  90. Job 30:19 : ch. 42:6; [Gen. 18:27]
  91. Job 30:21 : Lam. 4:3; [Isa. 63:10]
  92. Job 30:21 : ch. 16:9
  93. Job 30:22 : [ch. 27:21]
  94. Job 30:23 : ch. 19:25
  95. Job 30:23 : ch. 28:21
  96. Job 30:24 : Ps. 79:1; Jer. 26:18; Mic. 1:6; 3:12
  97. Job 30:25 : Ps. 35:13, 14; Rom. 12:15
  98. Job 30:26 : Jer. 8:15; 14:19
  99. Job 30:26 : ch. 10:21, 22
  100. Job 30:27 : 2 Sam. 22:6; Ps. 18:5
  101. Job 30:28 : Ps. 38:6; 42:9; 43:2
  102. Job 30:28 : Prov. 26:26
  103. Job 30:29 : Mic. 1:8
  104. Job 30:29 : Isa. 13:21; 34:13; Jer. 50:39; Mic. 1:8
  105. Job 30:30 : [Ps. 119:83; Lam. 4:8; 5:10]
  106. Job 30:30 : Ps. 102:3
  107. Job 30:31 : ch. 21:12
  108. Job 30:31 : Lam. 5:15
  109. Job 30:31 : ch. 21:12
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2 Corinthians 2:12-17

Triumph in Christ

12 When (A)I came to Troas to preach the gospel of Christ, even though (B)a door was opened for me in the Lord, 13 my spirit (C)was not at rest because I did not find my brother Titus there. So I took leave of them and went on to Macedonia.

14 But (D)thanks be to God, who in Christ always (E)leads us in triumphal procession, and through us spreads (F)the fragrance of the knowledge of him everywhere. 15 For we are the aroma of Christ to God among (G)those who are being saved and among (H)those who are perishing, 16 (I)to one a fragrance from death to death, (J)to the other a fragrance from life to life. (K)Who is sufficient for these things? 17 For we are not, like so many, peddlers of God's word, but as men of sincerity, as commissioned by God, in the sight of God we speak in Christ.

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Psalm 42

Book Two

Why Are You Cast Down, O My Soul?

To the choirmaster. A Maskil[a] of (A)the Sons of Korah.

42 (B)As a deer pants for flowing streams,
so pants my soul for you, O God.
(C)My soul thirsts for God,
for (D)the living God.
When shall I come and (E)appear before God?[b]
(F)My tears have been my food
day and night,
(G)while they say to me all the day long,
“Where is your God?”
These things I remember,
as I (H)pour out my soul:
(I)how I would go (J)with the throng
and lead them in procession to the house of God
with glad shouts and songs of praise,
(K)a multitude keeping festival.

(L)Why are you cast down, O my soul,
and why are you (M)in turmoil within me?
(N)Hope in God; for I shall again praise him,
my salvation[c] and my God.

My soul is cast down within me;
therefore I (O)remember you
(P)from the land of Jordan and of (Q)Hermon,
from Mount Mizar.
Deep calls to deep
at the roar of your waterfalls;
(R)all your breakers and your (S)waves
have gone over me.
By day the Lord (T)commands his steadfast love,
and at (U)night his song is with me,
a prayer to the God of my life.
I say to God, (V)my rock:
“Why have you forgotten me?
(W)Why do I go mourning
because of the oppression of the enemy?”
10 As with a deadly wound in my bones,
my adversaries taunt me,
(X)while they say to me all the day long,
“Where is your God?”

11 (Y)Why are you cast down, O my soul,
and why are you in turmoil within me?
Hope in God; for I shall again praise him,
my salvation and my God.


  1. Psalm 42:1 Probably a musical or liturgical term
  2. Psalm 42:2 Revocalization yields and see the face of God
  3. Psalm 42:5 Hebrew the salvation of my face; also verse 11 and 43:5
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Proverbs 22:7

(A)The rich rules over the poor,
and the borrower is the slave of the lender.

Cross references:

  1. Proverbs 22:7 : James 2:6
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8/27/2022 DAB Transcript

Job 23:1-27:23, 2 Corinthians 1:12-2:11, Psalm 41:1-13, Proverbs 22:5-6

Today is the 27th day of August, welcome to the Daily Audio Bible. I’m Brian, it’s great to be here with you, as we bring to the conclusion another one of the weeks that we get to spend together. And we’re concluding this week by really getting going in this brand-new letter that we began yesterday, second Corinthians. And by continuing our journey through the book of Job in the Old Testament. So, let’s dive in. We are reading from the New Living Translation this week, Job, chapter 23, 24, 25, 26 and 27 today.


Thank You Father for Your word. Thank You Lord, for another week together in Your word. Thank You for everything that the Scriptures have spoken into our lives through Your word. Thank You for Your kindness, Your grace, Your long-suffering, Your patience for us, as we are like sheep, learn to hear Your voice and trust it, and obey it. We ask, Holy Spirit, that You would plant what we’ve read, into the soil of our lives, that the fruit of the spirit, the fruit of Your Spirit may be bountiful and plentiful, so bountiful, that it spills out over into the world. Everywhere that we take a step, may we continue to be in step with You, following where You lead, available to You as a living sacrifice. And as we look forward into the weeks ahead, we look forward to all that You will continue to do within us. We pray this expectantly, in the name of Jesus. Amen.


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Prayer and Encouragements:

Oh, sweet Margo. Your news has just broken heart and it just bent me over in the moment. Lord Jesus, I don’t even know what to pray but You know what is needed. Healing for Margo’s broken heart, for this grandmother who did this awful thing. Healing for everyone around who loved this little girl. Healing for Liberia. Oh, guide Margo’s sweet soul Lord. Guide us all through the heartbreaking moments where we don’t even know where to begin. In Jesus name, I pray. This is Summer and Her Songbird in Nebraska.

Margo from Australia and serving in Liberia, this is Joyce from Virginia. Sister, you were on my mind just the other day and I was wondering how you were doing. And then I heard yesterday’s call. I’ve been praying for you ever since. Let’s pray together now family. Almighty and ever-present Lord, thank you for Margo and her husband and the ministry You have them doing in Liberia. Lord, comfort Margo’s heart with a sense of Your presence and a reminder of Your call to Margo and her husband, to serve in Liberia. Open Margo’s eyes to see Your hand at work among the people of Liberia. Encourage her heart, even in the midst of such a tragedy. Lord, for this little girl, who’s been killed, receive her as the lamb of Your own flock, a sheep of Your own pasture. And Lord, for the grandmother who did this terrible thing, open her eyes to the horror of her actions. Grant her the gift of repentance and draw even this woman into Your kingdom. We pray these things, in the powerful name of Jesus our Lord. Amen. Margo, I love you. Be encouraged and keep on keeping on sister.

Hello, Daily Audio Bible, this is Anne, also Starting Over in Texas and I just thank all of you that call in and give us the opportunity to share your life and pray for and with you. And I’m so thankful for Brian and his commentary about Job right now, so I don’t get discouraged about his friends. But I wanted to thank Byron from Florida for calling in, asking for prayer about your team at work. I’m praying for you, and I wanted to tell you that I’m so impressed with your leadership skills, that I can tell are expressed in what you shared. How you wanna help people grow and anyone should want to grow, rather than just being beaten down or criticized. And I could tell that you have an approach with your team that’s made them already be successful in the endeavors ya’ll have been doing and that you’re gonna do a great job of helping them individually to grow and thrive even more. And I would say, just prayerfully be who you already are. And be confident in the abilities God has already brought and grown in you. I think it’s gonna be wonderful what you’re doing. I wish I was on your team so you could help me grow. So, God Bless you Byron in Florida.

Hello, this is Iris from Sun City, Arizona. And this prayer is for Byron from Florida. Lord God, I pray that You would give Byron Your mind, Your attitude and Your words as he speaks to his individual team members. Father, I pray that You would use Your Holy Spirit, to open their minds and hearts to be honest and to be productive and encouraging back-and-forth with Byron. Lord God, we ask that each of these encounters would be a landmark and a turning point for each of these individuals. And that they would see You eventually, if not right now, through Your eyes. Use Byron, however You would, Lord God. In Jesus precious, holy, powerful name. Amen.

The Daily Audio Bible Reading for Saturday August 27, 2022 (NIV)

Job 23-27

Job’s Eighth Speech: A Response to Eliphaz

23 Then Job spoke again:

“My complaint today is still a bitter one,
and I try hard not to groan aloud.
If only I knew where to find God,
I would go to his court.
I would lay out my case
and present my arguments.
Then I would listen to his reply
and understand what he says to me.
Would he use his great power to argue with me?
No, he would give me a fair hearing.
Honest people can reason with him,
so I would be forever acquitted by my judge.
I go east, but he is not there.
I go west, but I cannot find him.
I do not see him in the north, for he is hidden.
I look to the south, but he is concealed.

10 “But he knows where I am going.
And when he tests me, I will come out as pure as gold.
11 For I have stayed on God’s paths;
I have followed his ways and not turned aside.
12 I have not departed from his commands,
but have treasured his words more than daily food.
13 But once he has made his decision, who can change his mind?
Whatever he wants to do, he does.
14 So he will do to me whatever he has planned.
He controls my destiny.
15 No wonder I am so terrified in his presence.
When I think of it, terror grips me.
16 God has made me sick at heart;
the Almighty has terrified me.
17 Darkness is all around me;
thick, impenetrable darkness is everywhere.

Job Asks Why the Wicked Are Not Punished

24 “Why doesn’t the Almighty bring the wicked to judgment?
Why must the godly wait for him in vain?
Evil people steal land by moving the boundary markers.
They steal livestock and put them in their own pastures.
They take the orphan’s donkey
and demand the widow’s ox as security for a loan.
The poor are pushed off the path;
the needy must hide together for safety.
Like wild donkeys in the wilderness,
the poor must spend all their time looking for food,
searching even in the desert for food for their children.
They harvest a field they do not own,
and they glean in the vineyards of the wicked.
All night they lie naked in the cold,
without clothing or covering.
They are soaked by mountain showers,
and they huddle against the rocks for want of a home.

“The wicked snatch a widow’s child from her breast,
taking the baby as security for a loan.
10 The poor must go about naked, without any clothing.
They harvest food for others while they themselves are starving.
11 They press out olive oil without being allowed to taste it,
and they tread in the winepress as they suffer from thirst.
12 The groans of the dying rise from the city,
and the wounded cry for help,
yet God ignores their moaning.

13 “Wicked people rebel against the light.
They refuse to acknowledge its ways
or stay in its paths.
14 The murderer rises in the early dawn
to kill the poor and needy;
at night he is a thief.
15 The adulterer waits for the twilight,
saying, ‘No one will see me then.’
He hides his face so no one will know him.
16 Thieves break into houses at night
and sleep in the daytime.
They are not acquainted with the light.
17 The black night is their morning.
They ally themselves with the terrors of the darkness.

18 “But they disappear like foam down a river.
Everything they own is cursed,
and they are afraid to enter their own vineyards.
19 The grave[a] consumes sinners
just as drought and heat consume snow.
20 Their own mothers will forget them.
Maggots will find them sweet to eat.
No one will remember them.
Wicked people are broken like a tree in the storm.
21 They cheat the woman who has no son to help her.
They refuse to help the needy widow.

22 “God, in his power, drags away the rich.
They may rise high, but they have no assurance of life.
23 They may be allowed to live in security,
but God is always watching them.
24 And though they are great now,
in a moment they will be gone like all others,
cut off like heads of grain.
25 Can anyone claim otherwise?
Who can prove me wrong?”

Bildad’s Third Response to Job

25 Then Bildad the Shuhite replied:

“God is powerful and dreadful.
He enforces peace in the heavens.
Who is able to count his heavenly army?
Doesn’t his light shine on all the earth?
How can a mortal be innocent before God?
Can anyone born of a woman be pure?
God is more glorious than the moon;
he shines brighter than the stars.
In comparison, people are maggots;
we mortals are mere worms.”

Job’s Ninth Speech: A Response to Bildad

26 Then Job spoke again:

“How you have helped the powerless!
How you have saved the weak!
How you have enlightened my stupidity!
What wise advice you have offered!
Where have you gotten all these wise sayings?
Whose spirit speaks through you?

“The dead tremble—
those who live beneath the waters.
The underworld[b] is naked in God’s presence.
The place of destruction[c] is uncovered.
God stretches the northern sky over empty space
and hangs the earth on nothing.
He wraps the rain in his thick clouds,
and the clouds don’t burst with the weight.
He covers the face of the moon,[d]
shrouding it with his clouds.
10 He created the horizon when he separated the waters;
he set the boundary between day and night.
11 The foundations of heaven tremble;
they shudder at his rebuke.
12 By his power the sea grew calm.
By his skill he crushed the great sea monster.[e]
13 His Spirit made the heavens beautiful,
and his power pierced the gliding serpent.
14 These are just the beginning of all that he does,
merely a whisper of his power.
Who, then, can comprehend the thunder of his power?”

Job’s Final Speech

27 Job continued speaking:

“I vow by the living God, who has taken away my rights,
by the Almighty who has embittered my soul—
As long as I live,
while I have breath from God,
my lips will speak no evil,
and my tongue will speak no lies.
I will never concede that you are right;
I will defend my integrity until I die.
I will maintain my innocence without wavering.
My conscience is clear for as long as I live.

“May my enemy be punished like the wicked,
my adversary like those who do evil.
For what hope do the godless have when God cuts them off
and takes away their life?
Will God listen to their cry
when trouble comes upon them?
10 Can they take delight in the Almighty?
Can they call to God at any time?
11 I will teach you about God’s power.
I will not conceal anything concerning the Almighty.
12 But you have seen all this,
yet you say all these useless things to me.

13 “This is what the wicked will receive from God;
this is their inheritance from the Almighty.
14 They may have many children,
but the children will die in war or starve to death.
15 Those who survive will die of a plague,
and not even their widows will mourn them.

16 “Evil people may have piles of money
and may store away mounds of clothing.
17 But the righteous will wear that clothing,
and the innocent will divide that money.
18 The wicked build houses as fragile as a spider’s web,[f]
as flimsy as a shelter made of branches.
19 The wicked go to bed rich
but wake to find that all their wealth is gone.
20 Terror overwhelms them like a flood,
and they are blown away in the storms of the night.
21 The east wind carries them away, and they are gone.
It sweeps them away.
22 It whirls down on them without mercy.
They struggle to flee from its power.
23 But everyone jeers at them
and mocks them.


  1. 24:19 Hebrew Sheol.
  2. 26:6a Hebrew Sheol.
  3. 26:6b Hebrew Abaddon.
  4. 26:9 Or covers his throne.
  5. 26:12 Hebrew Rahab, the name of a mythical sea monster that represents chaos in ancient literature.
  6. 27:18 As in Greek and Syriac versions (see also 8:14); Hebrew reads a moth.
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2 Corinthians 1:12-2:11

Paul’s Change of Plans

12 We can say with confidence and a clear conscience that we have lived with a God-given holiness[a] and sincerity in all our dealings. We have depended on God’s grace, not on our own human wisdom. That is how we have conducted ourselves before the world, and especially toward you. 13 Our letters have been straightforward, and there is nothing written between the lines and nothing you can’t understand. I hope someday you will fully understand us, 14 even if you don’t understand us now. Then on the day when the Lord Jesus[b] returns, you will be proud of us in the same way we are proud of you.

15 Since I was so sure of your understanding and trust, I wanted to give you a double blessing by visiting you twice— 16 first on my way to Macedonia and again when I returned from Macedonia.[c] Then you could send me on my way to Judea.

17 You may be asking why I changed my plan. Do you think I make my plans carelessly? Do you think I am like people of the world who say “Yes” when they really mean “No”? 18 As surely as God is faithful, our word to you does not waver between “Yes” and “No.” 19 For Jesus Christ, the Son of God, does not waver between “Yes” and “No.” He is the one whom Silas,[d] Timothy, and I preached to you, and as God’s ultimate “Yes,” he always does what he says. 20 For all of God’s promises have been fulfilled in Christ with a resounding “Yes!” And through Christ, our “Amen” (which means “Yes”) ascends to God for his glory.

21 It is God who enables us, along with you, to stand firm for Christ. He has commissioned us, 22 and he has identified us as his own by placing the Holy Spirit in our hearts as the first installment that guarantees everything he has promised us.

23 Now I call upon God as my witness that I am telling the truth. The reason I didn’t return to Corinth was to spare you from a severe rebuke. 24 But that does not mean we want to dominate you by telling you how to put your faith into practice. We want to work together with you so you will be full of joy, for it is by your own faith that you stand firm.

So I decided that I would not bring you grief with another painful visit. For if I cause you grief, who will make me glad? Certainly not someone I have grieved. That is why I wrote to you as I did, so that when I do come, I won’t be grieved by the very ones who ought to give me the greatest joy. Surely you all know that my joy comes from your being joyful. I wrote that letter in great anguish, with a troubled heart and many tears. I didn’t want to grieve you, but I wanted to let you know how much love I have for you.

Forgiveness for the Sinner

I am not overstating it when I say that the man who caused all the trouble hurt all of you more than he hurt me. Most of you opposed him, and that was punishment enough. Now, however, it is time to forgive and comfort him. Otherwise he may be overcome by discouragement. So I urge you now to reaffirm your love for him.

I wrote to you as I did to test you and see if you would fully comply with my instructions. 10 When you forgive this man, I forgive him, too. And when I forgive whatever needs to be forgiven, I do so with Christ’s authority for your benefit, 11 so that Satan will not outsmart us. For we are familiar with his evil schemes.


  1. 1:12 Some manuscripts read honesty.
  2. 1:14 Some manuscripts read our Lord Jesus.
  3. 1:16 Macedonia was in the northern region of Greece.
  4. 1:19 Greek Silvanus.
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Psalm 41

Psalm 41

For the choir director: A psalm of David.

Oh, the joys of those who are kind to the poor!
The Lord rescues them when they are in trouble.
The Lord protects them
and keeps them alive.
He gives them prosperity in the land
and rescues them from their enemies.
The Lord nurses them when they are sick
and restores them to health.

“O Lord,” I prayed, “have mercy on me.
Heal me, for I have sinned against you.”
But my enemies say nothing but evil about me.
“How soon will he die and be forgotten?” they ask.
They visit me as if they were my friends,
but all the while they gather gossip,
and when they leave, they spread it everywhere.
All who hate me whisper about me,
imagining the worst.
“He has some fatal disease,” they say.
“He will never get out of that bed!”
Even my best friend, the one I trusted completely,
the one who shared my food, has turned against me.

10 Lord, have mercy on me.
Make me well again, so I can pay them back!
11 I know you are pleased with me,
for you have not let my enemies triumph over me.
12 You have preserved my life because I am innocent;
you have brought me into your presence forever.

13 Praise the Lord, the God of Israel,
who lives from everlasting to everlasting.
Amen and amen!

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Proverbs 22:5-6

Corrupt people walk a thorny, treacherous road;
whoever values life will avoid it.

Direct your children onto the right path,
and when they are older, they will not leave it.

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