Summary: general revival theme
PITY THE MAN--JOB 19:16-21
INTRODUCTION; This message came from the song "pity the man" In the eyes of those who did not understand Job, he was a man who surely deserved to be pitied.
When you see what this man possessed and what he lost,and where he is at, we are moved with compassion for him--cannot have the love of God dwelling in you if you don't feel for him.
HE IS NOT THE ONLY ONE I PITY::
I-I PITY THE PERSON THAT HAS PROFESSION--BUT NOT
1-Matthew 7:20-this whole chapter is about those who
talk, but do not walk the walk.
2-verse 1-2--judge another but not self
3-verse 12--don't do for others what you want done
4-verse 21-23 pity those at the judgement
5-better make sure you have the goods
II-I PITY THE PERSON THAT KNOWS- TRADITION--BUT NOT THE
1-hand-me-downs if true or not is dangerous
2-Matthew 15:1-9 tells us it is harmful to the Lord's
4-a person may go through the motions of being right
-but if they do not possess the truth of God--they
5-only one life to live:
III-I PITY THE PERSON THAT HAD CONVICTIONS-BUT HAS
1-many today have compromised on:
A-fashions or fads
IV-I PITY THE PERSON THAT WILL DIE-BUT IS DAMNED
1-die lost--eternity will be in hell
2-no hope-eternal seperation from God
3-you need to be concerned about self as well as the
rest of your family.
4-saved people need to be concerned about those who
live around you.
5-look who you will live with in hell-Revelation 21:8