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Lord, may I never give hypocritical advice; Eliphaz told Job, Beg God for forgiveness for your sin; Humbly present your case before God 32 E L M E R TOW N S For God is more compassionate than we understand; He performs wondrous things without number. He gives rain to the thirsty fields, He sends water to grow our crops. He raises up those who are humble, And lifts to safety those who mourn; And God will do the same for you—Job. But God frustrates the plans of the devious So that they fail with their schemes.
He attacked me again and again With an unrelenting assault. Now I sit in sackcloth and ashes, My body is ravaged with pain. My face is tired of weeping And my black eyes look like I’m dying. Yet, my hands are free from violence And my prayer is pure. Lord, teach me how to pray when I suffer As Job prayed in the valley of the shadow of death. Job prayed, The grave hasn’t covered me yet; I’m not dead, I’m still continually praying for a miracle. Everyone in Heaven knows my good witness And I need an intercessor before the throne Pleading my case before God.
40 E L M E R TOW N S Chapter 8:1-22 BILDAD’S FIRST COUNSEL B ILDAD is the second of Job’s three friends and is a Shuhite, coming from the area of Shuhan, named for another of the sons of Keturah (Gen. 25:2). Being Abraham’s descendent, Bildad, would have known God’s people and become acquainted with Job. Family members tend to know their rich relatives. Bildad was the great uncle to his “rich” nephew, Job. Bildad’s three speeches are contained in Job 8, 18, and 25. The content of his speeches is largely an echo of what Eliphaz said, but he somewhat increases the vehemence (Job 8:2; 18:3,4), because he accuses Job of being wrathful and revengeful in the things he is saying.