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Summary: How might Job have qualified for the HOF!

I. Who was Job?

A. He was a Godly man:

1. He was blameless (1)

Psalm 15:2, Proverbs 19:1, 28:18)

2. He was upright (1)

(Psalm 33:1, Proverbs 2:7, 21:29)

3. He feared God & shunned evil (1)

(Psalm 111:10, Proverbs 8:13,

19:23)

B. He was a wealthy man:

1. Livestock (3)

2. Servants (3)

3. Greatest in the east (3)

C. He was a family man:

1. 7 sons, 3 daughters (4)

2. Held routine feasts w/ family (4)

3. Looked out for their Spiritual

well being (5)

II. What revealed Job‘s supernatural power?

A. Test # 1

1. Messenger #1: Oxen & donkeys

taken, and servants killed. (14-15)

2. Messenger #2: Sheep and servants

consumed by fire from the sky. (16)

3. Messenger #3: Camels taken and

servants killed. (17)

4. Messenger #4: Sons & Daughters are

killed by storm. (18-19)

B. Test #2: Painful sores from head to toe.

(2:7)

C. Test #3: The wife! (2:9-10)

III. The Results!

A. Job never sinned!!!

1. Not after the first test! (22)

2. Not after the second test! (2:10)

3. Not after the third? Test! (2:10)

B. Job did grieve:

1. Shock! (1:20, 2:8)

2. Anger (3:1-10)

3. Bargaining (6:8-10)

4. Depression/Despair (6:14-17,

10:1,18-22)

5. Finally, Acceptance/Understanding

(42:1-6)

C. Job was rewarded:

1.He was a more than wealthy man.

A. Livestock (42:10,12)

B. Servants (42:10)

C. Greatest man in the east

(42:15 - Ha!)

2. He was once again, a family man:

A. 7 more sons & 3 more

daughters (13,15)

B. Saw through fourth

generation (16)

3. He was Spiritually restored:

A. He was repentant (42:6)

B. He was blessed (42:12)

C. He led (42:7-10)

What are we like now? What would we be like if we encountered Job’s troubles? How would we respond?


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