Chris Juby

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Job 16 (in 140 characters or less)

Job said, "You're miserable comforters! God has torn me and shattered me. But my prayer is pure. Even now, my advocate is on high!"

Posted on 2 Nov 2011 to 20,562 followers, with 6 retweets.
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This chapter puts me in the mind of a verse from Isaac Watts' hymn 'Join all the glorious names' -

My Advocate appears
For my defense on high;
The Father bows His ears
And lays His thunder by.
Not all that hell or sin can say
Shall turn His heart, His love, away.

Carole

V 19-21 Job again mentions the need for a mediator, an advocate and a comforter in heaven who would plead his case before God the Father.
Job seemed to know that such a person existed making him a believer in Jesus Christ long before He came to earth.

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