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Job : wrestling with God ; 12 studies for individuals or groups / Paul Stevens. [print]

By: Stevens, R. Paul, 1937- [author]Material type: TextTextSeries: Lifeguide Bible studyPublication details: Downers Grove, Illinois : InterVarsity Press, [(c)2003. Edition: revised editionDescription: 95 pages ; 21 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780830830251Subject(s): Old Testament Bible Study | Christian Bible Study GuidesLOC classification: BS1415.5.J63 2003COPYRIGHT NOT covered - Click this link to request copyright permission:
Contents:
Job 1:1-2:10 Dueling with the devil Job 2:11-4:17 God in the dark Job 6 God-talk: how not to be spiritual friends Job 7:7-21; 9:14-10:7 if God were only human! job 13:1-17:3; 19:23-27 our heavenly guarantor Job 20:1-19; 21:1-6 the problem of pain Job 23 the silence of God Job 35; 36:13-16 songs in the night Job 38:1-11, 31-41; 40:1-5 God in the storm Job 40:6-14; 42:1-6 the joy of repentance Job 42:7-17 is faith always worthwhile?.
Summary: Why do faithful people suffer? Job wanted to know. So he demanded an answer from God. His friends thought he was crazy, but Job persisted. Finally, God answered. This study guide is for anyone who has struggled with these perennial questions and wants to ask God, "why?"
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Originally published: 1995.

Job 1:1-2:10 Dueling with the devil Job 2:11-4:17 God in the dark Job 6 God-talk: how not to be spiritual friends Job 7:7-21; 9:14-10:7 if God were only human! job 13:1-17:3; 19:23-27 our heavenly guarantor Job 20:1-19; 21:1-6 the problem of pain Job 23 the silence of God Job 35; 36:13-16 songs in the night Job 38:1-11, 31-41; 40:1-5 God in the storm Job 40:6-14; 42:1-6 the joy of repentance Job 42:7-17 is faith always worthwhile?.

Why do faithful people suffer? Job wanted to know. So he demanded an answer from God. His friends thought he was crazy, but Job persisted. Finally, God answered. This study guide is for anyone who has struggled with these perennial questions and wants to ask God, "why?"

R. Paul Stevens is professor emeritus of marketplace theology and leadership at Regent College, Vancouver, British Columbia, and a marketplace ministry mentor. He has worked as a carpenter and businessman, and served as the pastor of an inner-city church in Montreal. He has written many books and Bible studies, including Doing God's Business, Work Matters, Marriage Spirituality, The Other Six Days and Spiritual Gifts. He is coauthor (with Pete Hammond and Todd Svanoe) of The Marketplace Annotated Bibliography

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