Bible Messages

The Message of Job

20 March, 2017 J.K. McKee 0

reproduced from the Messianic Fall Holiday Helper The Book of Job, appearing in the Wisdom literature of the Tanach, is often a head scratching text for many people reading it. It is not easy for many people to read, but by no means should any of us avoid it. Job is unique among the books of our Holy Bible for many important reasons. And with many books of the Tanach, there are a few questions asked about its composition that we each must consider. A challenge with understanding the message of Job is that much of it is made up […]

Job

Book of Job

16 November, 2016 J.K. McKee 0

reproduced from A Survey of the Tanach for the Practical Messianic Approximate date: 900s B.C.E. (Right, some conservative-moderate); 700s-400s B.C.E. (some conservative-moderate, Left) Time period: depicted in the Patriarchal era prior to the formation of Ancient Israel as a nation Author: Moses (some Right); anonymous (some Right, conservative-moderate, Left) Location of author: wilderness (some Right); Land of Israel (some Right, some conservative-moderate); Land of Edom (some conservative-moderate, some Left); Babylon (some Left) Target audience and their location: human beings who endure suffering Theological Summary: The Book of Job is widely considered to be one of the most ancient stories in […]