This 12-week study invites us to take an honest look at the agony and pain experienced by Job, which are immediately relevant in many ways to the suffering we all experience while on earth.
About the Author
Eric Ortlund(PhD, University of Edinburgh) is associate professor of Old Testament at Briercrest College and Seminary in Caronport, Saskatchewan, Canada.
J. I. Packer (DPhil, Oxford University) serves as the Board of Governors’ Professor of Theology at Regent College. He is the author of numerous books, including the classic best-seller Knowing God. Packer served as general editor for the English Standard Version Bible and as theological editor for the ESV Study Bible.
Dane C. Ortlund (PhD, Wheaton College) is the executive vice president of Bible publishing and Bible publisher at Crossway. He serves as an editor for the Knowing the Bible series and the Short Studies in Biblical Theology series, and is the author of several books, including Edwards on the Christian Life. He lives with his wife, Stacey, and their five children in Wheaton, Illinois.
Lane T. Dennisis president and publisher of Crossway Books and Good News Tracts. Dr. Dennis earned his BS in business from Northern Illinois University, an MDiv from McCormick Theological Seminary, and a PhD in religion from Northwestern University. Before joining Good News Publishers in 1974, he served as a pastor in campus ministry at the University of Michigan (Sault Ste. Marie) and as the Managing Director of Verlag Grosse Freude in Switzerland. He is the author and/or editor of three books, including the Gold Medallion-award-winning book Letters of Francis A. Schaeffer, and he is the former Chairman of the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association. Dr. Dennis serves as the Chairman of the ESV (English Standard Version) Bible Translation Oversight Committee and as the Executive Editor of the ESV Study Bible. Lane and his wife, Ebeth, live in Wheaton, Illinois.
Table of Contents
Series Preface J. J. Packer Lane T. Dennis 6
Week 1 Overview 7
Week 2 Job's Tragedy (1:1-2:13) 11
Week 3 Job's Cosmic Lament (3:1-26) 19
Week 4 Round One of the Debate (4:1-14:22) 27
Week 5 Round Two of the Debate (15:1-21:34) 35
Week 6 Round Three of the Debate (22:1-27:23) 43
Week 7 Job's Final Speech (28:1-31:40) 51
Week 8 Elihu's Speeches (32:1-37:24) 59
Week 9 The Lord's First Speech (38:1-40:5) 67
Week 10 The Lord's Second Speech (40:6-41:34) 75
Week 11 Job's Restoration (42:1-17) 81
Week 12 Summary and Conclusion 89