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11 I will teach [yarah] you by the
hand [yad] of God ['el]: that which is with the Almighty [Shadday] will I not conceal [kachad].
12 Behold, all ye yourselves have seen [chazah] it; why then are ye thus altogether [hebel] vain [habal]? KJV-Interlinear
11 'I will instruct you in the
power of God; What is with the Almighty
I will not conceal. 12 'Behold, all of
you have seen it; Why then do you act
The hand or power of God, refer to the tools, the
apparatus, the mechanism by which things get done. In this, Job is going to teach principles of
doctrine, by means of those many things which God has accomplished, in plain
view, of all of humanity, throughout history.
Granted there will always be those who see history as
a normal and natural flow of events and circumstances, all of which occur more
or less randomly, governed by principles, which we have come to describe as
scientific or social laws. But then even
these so called laws consist of structure and design of some kind.
Back in Jobs day, when all of our present day
technology and knowledge was not present, his generation and the many
generations before and after Jobs, could still look around them and see the
input from God in all that exists.
From the stars and their arrangement, to the many
categories of life (plant, animal, human), to all of the proverbs which serve
to guide social relationships, many of which Jobs three friends have been
citing in this conversation, there is abundant evidence of an intelligent
designer behind all that exists.
Today we know of atoms, of genetics, or proteins, of
many different types of sound and light wave frequencies. There are even new
theories out there speculating about additional dimensions that serve to absorb
the tremendous force of gravity, that would otherwise crush us all if there was
not something mitigating its power.
There are so many details and intricacies in this
universe, that it should be virtually impossible to believe that it has all come
into existence by accident. And yet, the
evolutionists will fight tooth and nail to keep their views as the one and only
view of life.
Everyone who has lived any kind of a life, has seen
the works of God. Just look around. All that you see was started by some designer. Just as your television, house, car, chair,
clothing, glasses, medicines, foods, appliances, and everything that you have,
was designed and made by someone, so too this universe and all of life had its
author and designer.
You cannot look at a book and believe that the
language, the letters, the words, the story was all compiled by accident.
And yet people will look at life and ignore God and
truth, and then pretend or invent a better explanation. Why do they do that?
Now is the time to post a prayer.
End Of Lesson
Study to show thyself approved (mature) unto God, a workman that needs not to be ashamed, rightly dividing (studying/discerning), the Word of truth.