" The Trials of Job: A Faithful Responce to Personal Tragedy "
September 29, 2019
Pastor Bob Bjerkaas
1. A Tragic Day v.13-19
a. A day that should have been joyous
b. Attacked from all sides
c. Attacked by man and nature
d. Completely destroyed: “And I have escaped! Only me! I alone to tell you!”
2. A Righteous Man v.20
a. He Arose – he stops what he is doing
b. He Tore – he responds with grief
c. He Shaved – he responds with grief
d. He Fell – he acknowledges his dependence
e. He Worshipped – he goes to God with his grief
3. A Faithful Confession v.21-22
a. All material, worldly things are temporary
b. Everything we have, we have because God has entrusted things to our temporary care
c. God is always to be praised Psalm 73:25
- Do I acknowledge the tragedies in my life – the areas of loss and suffering?
- Do I humbly grieve the effects of the Fall in my life?
- Will I worship God even now?