Chapter 19 – Job

OBJECTIVES:

Upon completion of this chapter you will be able to:

  • Name the author of the book of Job.
  • Identify to whom the book of Job was written.
  • State the purpose for the book of Job.
  • Write the Key Verses of the book of Job from memory.
  • State the Life and Ministry Principle for the book of Job.

INTRODUCTION

AUTHOR: Unknown
TO WHOM: The book is not specifically addressed to anyone but is applicable to all believers who experience suffering.
PURPOSE: This book wrestles with the question, “Why do the righteous suffer?”
KEY VERSES: Job 19:25-27; 23:10
LIFE AND MINISTRY PRINCIPLE: There is a spiritual reason behind suffering of the righteous. Suffering is not necessarily evidence of God’s displeasure.
MAIN CHARACTERS: God, Satan, Job, Job’s wife, and his friends, Eliphaz, Bildad, Zophar, and Elihu.

 

Read over the chapter study material and complete the self-test at the end. After this chapter is completed, mark complete and go to the next lesson.