Job: Wrestling With God

Overview

Why do faithful people suffer?

Job wanted to know. So he demanded an answer from God. His friends thought he was crazy, but Job persisted. And, finally, God answered.

As Paul Stevens leads you through Job's questions and God's answers, you discover comfort, hope and meaning for the suffering in your own life.

This revised LifeGuide Bible Study features additional questions for starting group discussions and ...

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Overview

Why do faithful people suffer?

Job wanted to know. So he demanded an answer from God. His friends thought he was crazy, but Job persisted. And, finally, God answered.

As Paul Stevens leads you through Job's questions and God's answers, you discover comfort, hope and meaning for the suffering in your own life.

This revised LifeGuide Bible Study features additional questions for starting group discussions and for meeting God in personal reflection, together with expanded leader's notes and a "Now or Later" section in each study.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780830830251
  • Publisher: InterVarsity Press
  • Publication date: 1/29/2003
  • Series: LifeGuide? Bible Studies
  • Edition description: REV
  • Pages: 96
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.25 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Meet the Author

R. Paul Stevens is professor emeritus of marketplace theology and leadership at Regent College, Vancouver, British Columbia, and a marketplace ministry mentor. He has worked as a carpenter and businessman, and served as the pastor of an inner-city church in Montreal. He has written many books and Bible studies, including Doing God's Business, Work Matters, Marriage Spirituality, The Other Six Days and Spiritual Gifts. He is coauthor (with Pete Hammond and Todd Svanoe) of The Marketplace Annotated Bibliography.
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Table of Contents

Getting the Most Out of Job
1. Dueling with the Devil - Job 1:1--2:10
2. God in the Dark - Job 2:11--4:17
3. God-Talk: How Not to Be Spiritual Friends - Job 6
4. If God Were Only Human! - Job 7:7-21; 9:14--10:7
5. The Faith That Rebels - Job 13:1--14:17
6. Our Heavenly Guarantee - Job 16:7--17:3; 19:23-27
7. The Problem of Pain - Job 20:1-19; 21:1-16
8. The Silence of God - Job 23
9. Songs in the Night - Job 35; 36:13-16
10. God in the Storm - Job 38:1-11, 31-41; 40:1-5
11. The Joy of Repentence - Job 40:6-14; 42:1-6
12. Is Faith Always Worthwhile? - Job 42:7-17
Leader's Notes
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