However, this is very difficult to do when you are going through a difficult time. This could indicate that God is in all things going on this world. Book #8 of In That Day Teaching Don’t give up. I struggled at work until i was pushed to resign at the beginning of 2015. I pray that God gives you strength to endure as you go through the challlenging time of your life. A God who makes the faithful suffer in order to make Satan happy is certainly not the God that Jesus preached. cause they said that that is hoarding, almost all of my things What Do We Know about the Book of Job? Key personalities of this book include Job, Eliphaz the Temanite, Bildad the Shuhite, Zophar the Naamathite, and Elihu the Buzite. I learned it by reading the Book of Job, We may not understand, but it is for us to trust in spite of. And he’s even keeping track of them. And when there is no one around you, you will be tempted to think that God is not even with you. The book of Job opens in verse one by telling us that Job was a blameless, upright man who feared God and turned away from evil. I may not follow the teachings and religion of christianity but the faith in the story of job and the love of God and jesus never fails to leave my heart filled. Why all of this? Integrity, loss of wealth, children, health; ‘curse God and die;’ companions Eliphaz, Bildad, Zophar, Elihu. I know these are harsh words, but truthful ones. Who took your blows nobly, Job 42:10-17  “After Job had prayed for his friends, the LORD restored his prosperity and doubled his [previous] possessions. It may be that He is trying to get our attention. I have suffered quite a bit in my life. My prayers are for you Mrs. Loomis. Summary. God is light but He also is holy and judges all sin. Please hold on and don’t give up. The Book of Job is ultimately about the value of God in the midst of pain and suffering. Every chapter of the Bible in 140 characters or less. Crops destroyed. I am a born again christian No women as beautiful as Job’s daughters could be found in all the land, and their father granted them an inheritance with their brothers. All was going well with Job. Is there sin in all suffering? Was the story of Job personal to your life today? The Book of Job records what actually happens and is not a metaphor at all. And when we grieve, our hearts are broken in a million pieces. From proud, religiously-rigid man, I have left off sword for pen, God sees your weariness. The young Elihu believes that Job has spent too much energy vindicating himself rather than God. And then pray that list to him. Your pride in all this will be choked by your own reins, asked what she wanted to talk about because they have He also had seven sons and three daughters. The more the take The Bible says that the children of Christians are santified, so perhaps there is hope, but we don’t know with certainty one way or the other. See you in the kingdom. I landed a great job that I loved and all things were beginning to look up, but now once again I’ve lost my job and $$ is again extremely tight. Hello Zulfah. I gently touch with sword, and out come drops of red. Israelites categorized Job within their wisdom literature. •    In chapters 1-3, God tests Job’s faithfulness through allowing Satan to attack him. Fighting Leviathan, With a Wooden Sword! Today I remember walking out of the court room with the biggest pain and a confusion beyond my understanding. Then it lays down and coughs up its heart, When God mentioned the word hedge in Isaiah 5:5-6 this was about his protection being over the entire nation but he removed his protection and they began to have problems. You will sometimes feel all cried out, but the smallest thing can stir your heart and a wave of tears will wash over you again. Yet pride in his work: he did hide! And if you’ve lost a child, you feel that part of you has died as well. I know it’s been couple of years since you wrote this but im am still praying for you. Fight any temptation to believe God’s not trustworthy. granddaughter (my husband was an only child) because they I need some advice. Nurture your faithful seeds. “Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.” (1 Peter 5:7) He mentioned about writing a commentary on Job. Phil 4:19 is about how the church at Philippi gave and gave and gave…and because they did, Paul said that God will supply their every need. Job was angry for a time until God answered him and said who is he to question the Potter as He has every right over the clay vessels that He created. That is sheer nonsense my friend. Some may not, but they still hurt with you. The new kitten(cat)resembles my deceased one. THE BOOK OF JOB. 6. But realize in Christ God will not allow you to be suffered. I want the double blessing for me and my family. From the sword come good drops, I am currently trying to find a way to pay for my tuition fees because I would really love to complete school. Truly there were some who continued to live right but they may have been close to those who were responsible for the hedge being broken. I spent the last couple of days crying looking for my relief. that were dear to me (my daughter’s baby clothes and some The Book of Job has long been praised as a masterpiece of literature. Find inner strength and comfort through the Word and Worship. 7. This is such a powerful testimony my friend. He is sovereign and nothing happens that is not within His perfect will. God bragged on Job in 1:8, saying, “Then the LORD said to Satan, “Have you considered my servant Job? My whole world is different now. In the end, Job answers God by saying, “I have declared that which I did not understand”. My prayers are for you. So I penned it just that I have no money but I had a little left form my int- It was something I wanted to look into and then I found this article. I believe this was linked to Job’s suffering because hey, just as any of you out there know your children and what they will and will not do , Job knew his According to verses 4-5 Job’s children feasted and there is no telling what type of people were at the party because if you do the research you would find that Uz was a land with many other religions besides the one with the one true God in which we believe in. I take comfort in this story of Job and pray that my Faith in God will be strong enough that He will also grant me blessings and see me though this. Job’s friends tried to console him but they soon started to blame him for his own troubles inferring that he must have sinned in order for all these trials to come upon him. Sometimes He wants those who suffer to be more dependent upon Him. Even Jesus when one came after Him saying good master, Jesus said there is none good but God. I would like to mention however verse 10 which says “Have you not put a hedge around him and his household and everything he has?” This is the conversation between God and Satan. “And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus.” (Philippians 4:19) Is full humble now: defeated! The setting for this narrative is in patriarchal times. God gives a person eternal life and nothing can cause Him to take it back. I am trying to keep the faith but it has been very difficult. I tell you very frankly, the Book of Job scares me greatly. Was sin involved in Job’s suffering? Summary Job Summary Job. She knows this deep down. God never does answer Job’s question on why He allows suffering. So the LORD blessed the latter part of Job’s life more than the earlier. God knows that Job has received incorrect guidance from his friends, “Who is this that darkens counsel by words without knowledge?” God fittingly declares that humans do not know everything. And God IS trustworthy. I have had some Job experiences and truly we must all continue to keep the faith and know that God will work everything out. Job Bible study outline—contents by chapter and verse. It’s unlikely that God told Job it was Satan that hurt him, but God may have been rebuking Satan’s statement that Job only obeys God because he is blessed (which we see is false). God rewards Job for his faithfulness and his endurance through such suffering. Now he’s learning to be God’s Man-of-War, for the last 6 years I have been suffering great and sometimes unbearable pain from a motorcycle crash. Job lived 140 years after this and saw his children and their children to the fourth generation. Thank you… And yes the story of Job is helping us to understand what again is doing in our lives right now. Thank you for taking your time to explain this book. it is very timely because in our church this book is our Bible Study topic. They mistakenly blame his sufferings on his personal sins rather than God testing and growing Job. It was actually Satan, and he just allowed it. Not the Lord might provide. I am waiting on a confirmed contract but the client is not signing it. In fact, So if you’re a list person, make your list. In the early 2000’s I found church again and served faithfully, which brought me closer to God than I’ve ever been. There is nothing absolutely nothing that God cannot work out. I have lost all my savings, self esteem and confidence I ever had. Also notice that God spoke to Job out of the “whirlwind” which is the terminology for a tornado or great and destructive windstorm. God then brings him to an understanding that believers don’t always know what God is doing in their lives. Read them in the archive below. ms LM: I trully believe in miracles and I want to commend you that even in your hardship you still manage to help your niece in your situation,the lord always hear our prayers and for some of your situation we somehow are alike but i believe in the power of our lord Jesus that even if we loose all we regain glory in his kingdom which is more important than any riches in this world..God bless you and may the lord keep you safe and your family. At that time, Job may have been the richest man on the face of the earth. In short, it is my belief that Job is a teaching of principles and not a literal story. parents are gone, I only have one sibling who lives out of state, When, as rigid Leviathan, you with great enmity: hated your betters! after they passed away) that they deemed I didn’t need be- I’ll soon be history! And he and I fought for years! Satan can touch flesh and bone but your spirit belongs to God and only you can defile it and cause God to reject it. There is an interesting correspondence between Charles Darwin and his early theory of evolution and the story of Job. All his brothers, sisters, and former acquaintances came to his house and dined with him in his house. He’s right with you. Never be ashamed of your tears. Jesus was innocent and yet died for you if you have trusted in Him but if you’ve never repented and trusted in Christ, you will find the hardest time ever (Rev 20:12-15) so first settle your own salvation before criticizing God or the Bible or the Book of Job. I had no inventory, money to purchase any more inventory, and am still trying to regain my strength. He knows. Would you just forget the death of your children simply because more children are born to you subsequently? so the story of Job leaves me hollow. He loves those beautiful tiny sparrows. Read up on it and think my new found friend will be named Job! “Then Job arose, tore his robe, and shaved his head; and he fell to the ground and worshiped. He is “blameless” and “upright,” always careful to avoid doing evil (1:1). I’ve never ghter called them a couple weeks back and pretended to not My spirit is troubled by our talks as i thought he is twisting the words of the bible around. Book of Job is first of the poetic books of the Old Testament. •    In chapters 38-42, God speaks to Job and restores him. It will help me a lot. I’m all alone. ketubim) in the Hebrew Bible, which is the third part of the OT. Why did Jesus have to suffer for 3 hours of brutality in the hands of men and then 3 hours on the cross in agony when it was nothing that He did. If Job had known that God would have restored to him more than he had in the first place, would he have questioned Him at all? My Friends I desperately need your help. Family, Divine Dealings, & Death. Very beautifully written. There will be a day he will explain that to me. I never imagined I could ever truly lose such a wonderful dad. However, in the last five years I have developed PTSD from my military career so I am very moody and depressed. C,, and got diagnosed last year with stage 4 COPD. After reading this it was a good reminder that FAITH in GOD is one thing I cannot lose, And that his grace is sufficient. It is clear that Satan does not need to target those who have not grown true, for they are lost anyway. I’m sure he already knows it, but if you list it, then you can also praise God when you see him supply each and every one. I was angry that He would put me through the hurt and pain of losing a SECOND baby. not really asking God why, but after all I’ve given of myself I need to pass my certification exams so I can hopefully start making money and I cant even concentrate and it is just taking for ever. That beast is hard to hide! A strange work: yet not small! And for the last year it literally felt like I went throug hell, but through it I submitted to God and did everything through him. He may hurt me, but me never: him, 55:9). God allows sufferings to bring us out as pure Gold. The book’s theme is the eternal problem of unmerited suffering, and it is named after its central I lost my husband due to an overdose, and then CPS took my 4 babies away and now I can no longer see them. This story does leave me with a lot of questions though. Jack Wellman I saved all the scriptures you wrote to the mother that lost her son, so very inspiring as I also lost a son…Thank you… Its author is unknown yet it is possible that Job himself wrote it. Instead of trying to dish out earthly wisdom like we sometimes do, let us pray for devine intervention and devine wisdom before we give advise. During my suffering, I began to depend on God like never before, because I realized I had nothing to return to in my former life. “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.” (Proverbs 3:5-6) Why are we subject to suffer for a plan we can’t fathom or have no say in? Knowledge puffeth up in me: pride, But the Christ-in-You: Page-Warrior start! Sitemap | Privacy Policy | Disclaimer | Advertise. Other side of the sword! Job never did find out the why of his suffering and he was not responsible, so I am sorry. my heart Where is my bent, old wooden sword? I am struggling financially and the people that I currently live with honestly try to instill fear with them pinpointing almost all of your flaws and subtly telling you that they may kick you out any time. Its never been easy or the one i wished to have with the work i put in and failed in attaining sooner but being the daughter of my father and having his love for 25yrs of my life and him is worth my life itself. They offered him sympathy and comfort concerning all the adversity the LORD had brought on him. I must not hurt Leviathan, Bible Verses, Quotes, Christian Answers, Songs and More. I attend church every weekend with my family, I believe I live a good Christian life. God first murders your children to prove a point to Satan. Dragon’s flame kills and maims, I have the best friend that anyone can ask for but she is only December 5, 2016 3:11 AM, I feel so alone I try not to ask the Lord why because I know that he has a plan for me, and I tell myself that the Lord took my babies because he could see in the future that I was going to get sick and wouldn’t be able to care for my babies alone, and that they are probably happier where they are. Then Job died, old and full of days.” So Job ended up … Tell Me, if you know all this. If God is light and Satan is darkness, darkness simply cannot exist where light is present. And when I read his story I feel truly scared where God is concerned. Now, my life and everything I do is ministry because there’s nothing like teaching others about Jesus. But you’re scared because you don’t know what your future holds. It may not be what I wanted or the life I wanted, but it is a life he wanted for me, and I have to trust that it was the best one for me. God does care. Praying for you now Mr. Bostic. Sometimes we have nothing to do with why we suffer but others do who are close to us like friends and families. Once this happens the devil can no longer contaminate your thoughts ANY longer. Instead of asking “why”, we should ask “what”. And he was undone. Job is an unlikely candidate because the book’s message rests on Job’s ignorance of the events that occurred in heaven as they were related to his ordeal. Book of Job Summary. Job, I’m no theologian but i gathered that he is writing commentary from the liberal perspective. I have had my share of trials and tribulations for the last 3-4 years. He’s the only one who really does, no matter how many others claim to know. It just seems like the more I pray, the worse things get. This article made me cried my last tear. I was very Blessed that God helped me to identify the disease before it spread and also that the treatments worked. The Leviathan, his Page, I base this on the New Testament that clearly is a telling of how the blameless are made to suffer by evil and the wicked. I really have enjoyed what I have read. I write this, as your proud author, to go back to church. “parents” (and I use the loosely!) Thank you for sharing this. I find it interesting how Job defended himself before his friends, pretty much considering himself righteous. He's blameless and upright, and he has kids, a wife, land, and a bunch of sheep. It is as God once said in Isaiah 45:9, “Woe to him who quarrels with his Maker, to him who is but a potsherd among the potsherds on the ground. Since 2014, i have seen my life goes out of control and i try to find reasons to hold on and i struggle. He hid his authorship, Satan killed Job’s children, not God, but the Jesus you have is another Jesus. (1:12). Its author is unknown yet it is possible that Job himself wrote it. I once spoke at an event and two women approached me. Summaries Courtesy of the Ultimate Bible Summary Collection. Throughout the book, Job, his wife, and his friends speculate on why he, an upright man, suffers. This story has an incredible ending. I cannot answer all these questions since the Bible does not tell us, so I can only guess and I wont’ do that. But now stretch out your hand and strike everything he has, and he will surely curse you to your face” (Job 1:9-11). In many cases, those who are sinners suffer little while those who are saints suffer much. Kills Leviathan! His ways are beyond human comprehension but clearly He does have a purpose in suffering. Please help me to understand!!!!! God allowed Satan to test Job, not God and Satan got together and made a plan against Job. Then Job died, old and full of days.”. We were suppose to get married this Summer. My heart goes out to you Sir. After all, all good things come from God, and God creates all things good. Keep the faith. You got sick, but you were also healed. For the next 6 months I would go through my treatments. Its a spiritual medicine for me. My Page has become a Swordsman, Previous Next . Thank you so much, our God will surely see us through. He is a type of Job, in a sense. Also, why would God feel the need to prove to Satan that Job would remain faithful? Hello Susan…I am so sorry. If you like what you're reading, you can get free daily updates through the RSS feed here. have disowned their only But suffering is not always a result of sin as we see with Job. This brings God’s righteous indignation upon Job’s friends (Job 42:7-17). It no longer applies to me! He had it all: A large family, wealth, and blessings of every kind imaginable. God promise us if we are faithful and trust him he will bless you and I thank him. And after a year, on the day I had waited on for A YEAR I still suffered inequality and injustice. It goes like a play and deals with an old question puzzling everyone, the problem of human suffering. '” (Psalm 46:10) Jack has written 1102 articles on What Christians Want To Know! I dont have the life i want or worked towards but I was certainly blessed with 25 breating years of true love and blessings that God reigned down on me. Are not your sins endless? As it swoops down on me! a long miserable life to sit and think about what they have is wrong with me Read the book of Job from the Bible with full chapters, summary and outline, Bible commentary, and our favorite verses to help you study and understand Scripture. But this is not true. killed. God never promises happiness but He does promise joy and peace. God, I lay my heart upon my tongue! Think of the situation. God has all the time in the world for each of his children. Upon its tongue, now on me: reliant! But his justification quickly turns to self-righteousness and that is sin before God. To treat its heart with care! The book of Job is part of the Old Testament collection of Wisdom Literature, along with Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Song of Solomon. I need all the support I can get. Then He humbles Job by asking a series of questions that could never be answered by anyone other than Almighty God; for example, “Have you understood the expanse of the earth? I beg for his guidance and to make his plan clear; to no avail. But then it said Job saw God, and abhorred himself, and repented, and then everything turned around for him. THE VICTORY IS WON. God is never caught off guard or by surprise. What if you had married him and then he left and you were left alone and had to divorce. And when we’re in grief, we understand even less. Introduction To The Book. I’ll be crying on the way home.”. 2. please say a prayer for me. don’t think I’m supposed to be learning anything, I’ve just The big lesson to be learned from the Book of Job is that man does not know the reason for the things … Leviathan now relies on me, All Rights Reserved. way of my studies and I even failed my last class. “The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.” (Psalm 34:18) God is too busy to care for you. I will hold my head in my hands however for being angry with god and not trusting that he knows best even when i cant see his plan. If you reject God, then you know that the suffering to comes is millions of times worse and without end. I only hold out hope God will deliver me as he did Job and Joseph. •    In chapters 38-42, God speaks to Job and restores him. Chapter 1. One of God’s names is Jehovah Jireh, which means the Lord will provide. equaled out to be ten months of my yearly income. Thus did Job continually.” Why does God allow suffering? Just take his outstretched hand. My prayer for you is that you can inherit this eternal joy where there will be no more sorrow, no more pain, no more suffering, and no more death. Please please pray for me. I do hope that one day I will be able to see my babies again because I do love and miss them terribly, but deep down I know that the Lord is watching over them for me. but I am angry with God. church because I have no desire to sit and appear to not From one who has been tried and tested and witnessed the grace of God. Sounds strange of advice but it is powerful. He has had seven operations this Year, I cried out to God “why my husband”? Just about everyone has heard of the suffering of Job in the Old Testament. You will too if you continue in the faith, to trust God and pray. He loves God very much and was faithful to follow His commands. (For this Job 3 Summary) Let’s start by reminding ourselves of the message of the book of Job. You have no fear of what man or woman can do. Give him your cares. I need some advice please. Job 1:2-3 describes his wealth as “He had seven sons and three daughters, and he owned seven thousand sheep, three thousand camels, five hundred yoke of oxen and five hundred donkeys, and had a large number of servants. God will supply all your needs. You might say, in May this year my car was stolen in broad day light which meant i can no longer run and support my business. His books are include: “Teaching Children The Gospel/How to Raise Godly Children,“ “Do Babies Go To Heaven?/Why Does God Allow Suffering?,“ "The Great Omission; Reaching the Lost for Christ," and “Blind Chance or Intelligent Design?, Empirical Methodologies & the Bible.". I am losing everything. You’ll remember the fight, Hi Dean, You touched my heart with this comment for I too am a kitty lover. I have lost nearly all my family (Job) as they United together to try and rob me of my inheritance as they were jealous of my parents love (Joseph). The purpose of the Book of Job is to rightly understand life's testings so that we will faithfully serve and trust God during difficult times and also to prove that even righteous men can suffer. Story of Job, They feel helpless and they simply don’t know what to do. Yet not one of them will fall to the ground outside your Father’s care.” (Matthew 10:29) Although I’m clearly a sinner, I feel certain that I have been a good man and a positive influence on the world in which I live. What is God up to? Job becomes discouraged, partly because of the blame game played by his friends. Charles lost his favourite little daughter and he became somewhat embittered with God; we can understand this embitterment; we saw it with the story of Job in the Old Testament. The book of Job begins with a prologue (Job 1-2), which describes a wager between Satan and God, in which Satan (“the adversary”) bets God that Job–a particularly pious man–will abandon his piety and curse God if all his wealth and well-being are taken away. Why does it have to I truly enjoy reading his testimony we all are going through something other worse than other must remain and believe. I liquidated all of my investments to chase a dream of starting a new business. 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