Scripture: book of Job
What is the genre of the book of Job?
And what is the message about the book of Job?
Scripture: Job 1:6-22
We look at Job's first challenge and his response and his commitment to God.
The story of Job asks us to reflect: For what reason do you love God?
- Do we purely love God for God and because He first loved us?
- Do we love God because of the benefits and blessings that come from loving God?
Scripture: Job 1:1-5
Who is like Job, God asked?
Job the Man of God
- The person of Job: He lived with Godly character (1:1)
- The purity of Job: He feared God (1:1)
- The posterity of Job: He was blessed by God (1:2-3)
- The piety of Job: He honoured God (1:4-5)
Scripture: Revelation 21:5 - He who was seated on the throne said, "I am making everything new!" Then he said, "Write this down, for these words are trustworthy and true."
Couple of steps to picking up the pieces:
- Remember to remember God
- Remember the grieving process