TITLE: Lessons to Learn from Job (4 of 4)
TEXT: 1 John 5:3-5
PROPOSITION: We can learn some valuable lessons from Job.
KEY WORD: Lessons
SCRIPTURE READING: Same
Job suffered much loss
He never sinned or abandoned God
Here are some lessons for us to learn and remember
Faith is the Victory
1 John 5:4 For whatever is born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the worldour faith.
Job 19:25-27 Job's faith was his victory
Hebrews 13:6 So we may boldly say: The Lord is my helper; I will not fear. What can man do to me?
2 Corinthians 5:7 For we walk by faith, not by sight.
Ephesians 2:8 For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God,
Faith Comes through Hearing God
Job 42:5 I have heard of You by the hearing of the ear, But now my eye sees You.
Romans 10:17 So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.
John 20:30-31 written that you might believe
Psalm 119:11 hid word in my heart, not sin
Never, never accuse God of doing wrong
Job 40:8 Would you indeed annul My judgment? Would you condemn Me that you may be justified?
Deuteronomy 32:4 All his ways are just
Psalm 145:17 Jehovah is righteous in all his ways
Answer to problem of suffering not God's love
When God talks with Job There is noting about I love you
He does not explain why all this happened
God's focus is on power and control
Who created all these things?
Do you know the secrets of the universe?
Not Job! Only God!
When people are suffering, remind them that God is in control.
All suffering is not punitive
Job did not suffer because he was bad, did wrong, being punished
John 9:1-3 man born blind who sinned?
Man does not understand everything God does
Deuteronomy 29:29 secret things belong to God
We can't explain our world, universe
We can't know the mind of God
Problems will come in this life
2 Timothy 3:12 godly will suffer persecution
Acts 14:22 through tribulation we will enter the kingdom of God
John 15:20 persecuted Jesus, they will do the same to you
1 Peter 4:12 do not think it strange, fiery trials
Never Give up!
James 1:12 blessed endure temptation
Galatians 6:9 not be weary in well doing
1 Corinthians 15:2 if you hold fast the word preached to you
Revelation 2:10 be faithful unto death
Luke 21:19 in patience, you shall win your souls
2 Timothy 2:12 if we endure, we shall also reign with him
Job is an example of patience James 5:11