Suddenly, in the midst of his grief-stricken monologue, Job remembers his Redeemer. Yes, the same Living One who is there for us in our grief.

Scripture: Job 19:23-29

ESV Text: Job 19:23-29


KJV Text:

(Alt. audio): Chapter: 19

     23 Oh that my words were now written! oh that they were printed in a book! 24 That they were graven with an iron pen and lead in the rock for ever! 25 For I know that my redeemer liveth, and that he shall stand at the latter day upon the earth: 26 And though after my skin worms destroy this body, yet in my flesh shall I see God: 27 Whom I shall see for myself, and mine eyes shall behold, and not another; though my reins be consumed within me. 28 But ye should say, Why persecute we him, seeing the root of the matter is found in me? 29 Be ye afraid of the sword: for wrath bringeth the punishments of the sword, that ye may know there is a judgment.(KJV)


Hymn: TLH 200:
I Know that my Redeemer Lives

Hymnary.org — Organ Audio

1. I know that my Redeemer lives; 
What comfort this sweet sentence gives! 
He lives, He lives, who once was dead; 
He lives, my ever-living Head. 

2. He lives triumphant from the grave, 
He lives eternally to save, 
He lives all-glorious in the sky, 
He lives exalted there on high. 

3. He lives to bless me with His love, 
He lives to plead for me above. 
He lives my hungry soul to feed, 
He lives to help in time of need. 

4. He lives to grant me rich supply, 
He lives to guide me with His eye, 
He lives to comfort me when faint, 
He lives to hear my soul’s complaint. 

5. He lives to silence all my fears, 
He lives to wipe away my tears 
He lives to calm my troubled heart, 
He lives all blessings to impart. 

6. He lives, my kind, wise, heavenly Friend, 
He lives and loves me to the end; 
He lives, and while He lives, I’ll sing; 
He lives, my Prophet, Priest, and King. 

7. He lives and grants me daily breath; 
He lives, and I shall conquer death: 
He lives my mansion to prepare; 
He lives to bring me safely there. 

8. He lives, all glory to His name! 
He lives, my Jesus, still the same. 
Oh, the sweet joy this sentence gives, 
“I know that my Redeemer lives!” 


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