Job: A 12-Week Study

Job: A 12-Week Study


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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781433551048
Publisher: Crossway
Publication date: 06/30/2017
Series: Knowing the Bible Series
Pages: 96
Sales rank: 1,233,124
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.30(d)

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 (1926–2020) served as the Board of Governors’ Professor of Theology at Regent College. He authored 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) serves as senior pastor of Naperville Presbyterian Church in Naperville, Illinois. He is an editor for the Knowing the Bible series and the Short Studies in Biblical Theology series, and is the author of several books, including Gentle and Lowly: The Heart of Christ for Sinners and Sufferers. Dane lives with his wife, Stacey, and their five children in Naperville, Illinois.

Lane T. Dennis (PhD, Northwestern University) is CEO of Crossway, formerly called Good News Publishers. 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. Dennis has served 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

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