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Bible Commentaries
Job 25

Smith's Bible CommentarySmith's Commentary

Verses 1-6

Chapter 25

Then answered Bildad the Shuhite, and said [concerning God], Dominion and fear are with him, he makes peace in his high places. Is there any number of his armies? and upon whom doth not his light arise? How then can man be justified with God? ( Job 25:1-4 )

Job, you've been trying to justify yourself before God. But how can man be justified with God?

I would like to suggest to you that man cannot be justified with God apart from the work of Jesus Christ. It's not possible that a just God can forgive sins apart from Jesus Christ. We'll go into that someday as we deal with the problems of the Christian life; we don't have time tonight.

or how can he be clean that is born of a woman? The moon shines not; yea, the stars are not pure in his sight. How much less man, that is a worm? and the son of man, which is a worm? ( Job 25:4-6 )


Bibliographical Information
Smith, Charles Ward. "Commentary on Job 25". "Smith's Bible Commentary". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/csc/job-25.html. 2014.
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