An every shepherd must-have.
Be a shepherd. Be like Jesus.
Zechariah and Mary both get good news, but Zechariah doubts Gabriel’s word. Zechariah gets a lesson in how to talk to angels.
Job makes effective counter-arguments. He also makes an astounding prophesy: “For I know that my Redeemer lives, and at the last he will stand upon the earth.”
Job makes effective counter-arguments. Eliphaz gets nasty. Job responds by noting that they’re not only wrong, they’re miserable comforters.
Job’s friends “encourage” Job by arguing that God is always just, thus accusing Job of major sin. Job counters the accusation, and also notes that they’re not exactly comforting him.
Job is crushed by these calamities and cries out in pain. His wife and friends provide little comfort.