SPIRITUAL REVELATIONS FROM JOB SPIRITUAL REVELATIONS FROM JOB

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SPIRITUAL REVELATIONS FROM JOB

SPIRITUAL REVELATIONS FROM JOB

SPIRITUAL REVELATIONS FROM JOB 1. We are being observed

SPIRITUAL REVELATIONS FROM JOB 1. We are being observed

WE ARE BEING OBSERVED l God knows about Job (Job 1: 8) l Satan

WE ARE BEING OBSERVED l God knows about Job (Job 1: 8) l Satan knows about Job (Job 1: 911; 2: 4 -5)… and was hunting him!

SPIRITUAL REVELATIONS FROM JOB We are being observed 2. We are being tested 1.

SPIRITUAL REVELATIONS FROM JOB We are being observed 2. We are being tested 1.

WE ARE BEING TESTED l l l Will you turn away from evil? (Job

WE ARE BEING TESTED l l l Will you turn away from evil? (Job 1: 1, 8) Will you serve God when everything you have is taken away? (Job 1: 9, 12 -21) Will you serve God in pain and suffering? (Job 2: 4 -8) Will you serve God when your family won’t? (Job 2: 9 -10) Will you serve God when falsely accused? (Job 22: 5 -9)

HOW TO PASS THE TEST l Focus on God (Job 1: 20 -22; 2:

HOW TO PASS THE TEST l Focus on God (Job 1: 20 -22; 2: 10) l Focus on yourself (Job 27: 1 -6)

SPIRITUAL REVELATIONS FROM JOB 1. 2. 3. 4. We are being observed We are

SPIRITUAL REVELATIONS FROM JOB 1. 2. 3. 4. We are being observed We are being tested We don’t know what is going on behind the scenes Satan has no faith in men

SATAN DOUBTED JOB l Despite previous success, Satan was convinced Job would fail in

SATAN DOUBTED JOB l Despite previous success, Satan was convinced Job would fail in the right circumstances. l When Job loses everything and still worships God, Satan is still convinced that he can get Job to fail. l Is Satan right about us?

SPIRITUAL REVELATIONS FROM JOB 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. We are being observed We

SPIRITUAL REVELATIONS FROM JOB 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. We are being observed We are being tested We don’t know what is going on behind the scenes Satan has no faith in men Satan is powerful, but limited

SATAN IS… l Powerful l Job 1: 12 -19 – a strategic and coordinated

SATAN IS… l Powerful l Job 1: 12 -19 – a strategic and coordinated attack l Job 2: 7 – power over disease l Limited (Job 1: 12; 2: 6; I Cor. 10: 13)

SPIRITUAL REVELATIONS FROM JOB 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. We are being observed

SPIRITUAL REVELATIONS FROM JOB 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. We are being observed We are being tested We don’t know what is going on behind the scenes Satan has not faith in men Satan is powerful, but limited God is merciful and compassionate (Jam. 5: 11; Job 1: 1 -3; 42: 10 -17)