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Gary H. Everett's Study Notes on the Holy Scriptures

Job 29

Verses 1-25

Job 29:13 The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me: and I caused the widow"s heart to sing for joy.

Job 29:13 — "The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me" - Comments- Job 29:13 tells us that when we help the poor, and they give us their words of blessings, there is great reward that comes into our lives from their words.

Job 29:21-23Comments - The Baptism of the Holy Spirit- Job 29:21-23 refers to the baptism Holy Ghost.

Job 29:21 - "kept silence" - You cannot drink and talk at same time, nor speak English and in tongues at same time.

Job 29:22 - This refers to the speech the Holy Spirit will drop upon us. Acts 2:4, "as the Spirit gave them utterance,"

Job 29:23 - Open your mouths and be ready to receive an utterance. The latter rain is the Holy Ghost.

Scripture References- See:

Hosea 6:3, "Then shall we know, if we follow on to know the LORD: his going forth is prepared as the morning; and he shall come unto us as the rain, as the latter and former rain unto the earth."

Zechariah 10:1, "Ask ye of the LORD rain in the time of the latter rain; so the LORD shall make bright clouds, and give them showers of rain, to every one grass in the field."

James 5:7, "Be patient therefore, brethren, unto the coming of the Lord. Behold, the husbandman waiteth for the precious fruit of the earth, and hath long patience for it, until he receive the early and latter rain."

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Everett, Gary H. "Commentary on Job 29". Gary H. Everett's Study Notes on the Holy Scriptures. 2013.