Church in the Canyon

Sermons from Church in the Canyon, a PCA church in Calabasas, CA

” A Friend Who Will Not Fail “

March 4th, 2020

" A Friend Who Will Not Fail "

Job 16:1-22

March 1, 2020

Pastor Bob Bjerkaas

 

1.  Though friends should all fail us… 1-6
       a. Miserable comforters
       b. They are angered by Job’s words
       c. Job would have done better!
       d. Job’s lose/lose situation

2.  …And foes all unite… 7-17
       a. God himself 7-9
       b. Ungodly men 10-11
       c. God himself 12-14
       d. Despite Job’s innocence 15-17; Ps. 24.4

3.  …Yet one thing secures us… 18-22
       a. Job’s cry will be heard!
       b. There is One who is…
              i. Witness Gen. 31:50
             ii. Advocate Gen. 31:47
            iii. Intercessor Gen. 42:23; Job 33:23
            iv. Arbitrator Job 9:33
       c. …a true friend

Application
Do you have a sense of urgency when you contemplate your spiritual existence? Your guilt or innocence before God?
Do you have a friend who will never fail you?