Mike Slay

As a mathematician, inventor, and ruling elder in the Presbyterian Church in America, Mike Slay brings an analytical, conversational, and even whimsical approach to the daily study of God's Word.

Job makes effective counter-arguments. Eliphaz gets nasty. Job responds by noting that they’re not only wrong, they’re miserable comforters.

Miserable comforters are you all.

"You can observe a lot by just watching." – Yogi Berra

Everyone's just so darn sure that they're right.

He needs a messiah too.

How will you do when God searches you out?

Job notes the obvious empirical evidence disproving their theology of instant justice. But he gets caught up in the details of his innocence. He’s starting to lose perspective.

This needs to happen.

He starts out good, but then makes a clueless indictment of Job.

Job's view darkens.

Job is getting confused.

Job patiently makes his case.