This is a call to come to the true God – whoever calls on the name of the LORD shall be saved.

Joel said, “Now, therefore,” says the LORD, “Turn to Me with all your heart, with fasting, with weeping, and with mourning.” So rend your heart, and not your garments; return to the LORD your God (Joel 2:12-13) Peter said, Repent, and let every one of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins; and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". Those who heard the disciples praise God in these miraculous languages began to mock them, claiming they were drunk.

"Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged". Based on their understanding of the Old Testament they would think, “These 120 people are not kings or prophets or priests; God only pours out His Spirit on special people for special duties. Self-love and self-preservation are powerful in the hearts of men. How much worse would it be for the Smiths and the Browns! Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. If you know his wisdom, you feel that he knows your difficulties, and can help you through them.” (Spurgeon), v. This is a certain promise – whoever calls on the name of the LORD shall be saved. © 2020 Christianity.com. It might very well be be who, when Domitian the emperor was slain by his own servants at Rome, informed Apollonius Tyaneus thereof at Ephesus, where he is said to have cried out the same time, To him, Stephen; strike him, kill him. 1854-1889. It is similar with human demonocracy, whose very being consists in placing itself en rapport with the hidden powers of nature. 1865-1868. 2. But Satan accuses Job, representing him as wholly selfish, and minding nothing but his own ease and safety. v. Peter’s sermon of the Day of Pentecost also shows us that there is never any disparity between the work of the Spirit and the work of the Word. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/job-2.html. “From roaming through the earth,” he replied, “and walking back and forth in it.” 3 Then the LORD said to Satan, “Have you considered My servant Job? 'Satan answered the LORD, 'From roaming throughout the earth, going back and forth on it.'"


Coming to a false god, a god of your own imagination will do you no good. After the general answer which Satan givers, Jehovah inquires more particularly. And Satan answered the LORD, and said, From going to and fro in the earth, and from walking up and down in it.

As among men, so in nature, since the Fall two different powers of divine anger and divine love are in operation: the mingling of these is the essence of the present Kosmos. And the Lord said unto Satan, From whence comest thou? (1-3) God boasts again over His servant Job. BibliographyGill, John.

And Satan answered the LORD, and said, From going to and fro in the earth, and from walking up and down in it.

No entry exists in Forerunner Commentary for Job 2:2. Ver. The words "to present himself before the Lord" occur here, though not in Job 1:6, as Satan has now a special report to make as to Job. These are common folk, and God doesn’t pour out His Spirit on them.” Peter uses the prophecy of Joel to show them that things are different now, just as God said they would be.

ii. Under the New Covenant, every believer can receive the full measure of the Spirit and be used in a special and wonderful way. (Haydock). David Guzik commentary on Joel 2, where a mighty army would invade Judah, but God will help the nation should they repent. Is this poetry or truth? And the LORD said unto Satan, From whence comest thou? And the Lord said unto Satan, whence camest thou?

They do not make an image of clay, or of gold, but they construct a deity in their minds according to their own thoughts. Job Loses His Health 1 On another day the sons of God came to present themselves before the LORD, and Satan also came with them to present himself before Him.

This was fulfilled on the Day of Pentecost when the disciples gathered in the upper room, waiting in Jerusalem for the outpouring of the Holy Spirit that Jesus promised would come (Acts 1:4-5).

If it were written in the Scripture, ‘Charles Haddon Spurgeon shall be saved,’ I am afraid I should not get much comfort out of the promise, for I should go home, and fetch out the London Directory, and see if there was not another person of that name, or very like it. Click to enable/disable Google reCaptcha. The words "to present himself before the Lord" occur here, though not in Job 1:6, as Satan has now a special report to make as to Job. Commentary for Job 2 . but all our judgment comes from the Lord, who never errs. Coming to comfort him, they sat down with him.

On the Day of Pentecost, the prophecy of Joel was fulfilled, but not consummated. "The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire Bible". – the supposition is not to be endured. Read commentary on this popular Bible verse and understand the real meaning behind God's Word using John Gill's Exposition of the Bible.

(7-10) His friends come to comfort him. It is because the ministry belongs to all Christians that God has appointed offices and ministries to equip every saint to fulfill their role. 2. From going to and fro in the earth] In heaven he comes not; into that earthly paradise he could screw himself, not so into the heavenly. English translation of the entire Tanakh (Tanach) with Rashi's commentary.

2 “Where have you come from?” said the LORD to Satan. We fully respect if you want to refuse cookies but to avoid asking you again and again kindly allow us to store a cookie for that. His oxen, donkeys, and their servants to Sabean raiders 2. Job holds fast his integrity still, as his weapon. Sometimes the common churchgoer simply wants a building to worship in, a nice service that isn’t too offensive, and a good sermon – after that he thinks, leave me alone.
We believe in the priesthood of all believers, so there is no room for offices of any kind in the church.” This ignores the clear teaching of Scripture, which says that the work of the ministry belongs to all the people of God, but the work of equipping the saints belongs to God-appointed offices and ministries (Ephesians 4:7-16).

Click to enable/disable _ga - Google Analytics Cookie. We provide you with a list of stored cookies on your computer in our domain so you can check what we stored. Rosenberg. Thus are the ways and people of God often falsely blamed by the devil and his agents. Job 2:2 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Job 2:2, NIV: "And the LORD said to Satan, 'Where have you come from? No, my brethren, do not ask to see your name in the inspired volume; but be content with what you do see, namely, your character! California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. The more, then, you know about the Lord, and the better you know his name, the more intelligently will you call upon that name. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/kdo/job-2.html. As among men, so in nature, since the Fall two different powers of divine anger and divine love are in operation: the mingling of these is the essence of the present Kosmos. You can check these in your browser security settings. vi. Click to enable/disable _gid - Google Analytics Cookie. By proceeding, you consent to our cookie usage. Coming to mourn with him, they vented grief which they really felt. What can be more wicked than to attempt to imagine a better god than the one true and living God? Click to enable/disable essential site cookies. Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament. And from walking up and down in it] Doing his feats, and carrying news. i. (Acts 2:38). (7-10) His friends come to comfort him. If at any time we are tried with sore and grievous distempers, let us not think ourselves dealt with otherwise than as God sometimes deals with the best of his saints and servants.

A praying soul in hell is an utter impossibility. "while" is here construed with the participle, as Nehemiah 7:3; comp. "From the other side of the desert" is equivalent to, from its farthest end. הנּערים are the youthful sons and daughters of Job, according to the epicene use of נער in the Pentateuch (youths and maidens). Self-love and self-preservation are powerful in the hearts of men. He said, “Let’s open up our Bibles to the book of Joel.” He had a Bible study, one that both taught the 120 disciples (they better understood their experience according to the Scriptures) and called the lost to salvation. These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our website and to use some of its features.