God Answers Job Part 3 ~ Job 40:1-24

 GOD ANSWERS JOB: PART 3
Job 40:1-24             

I.    Behold, I am Vile…  (vs. 1-5)  
a. In demanding his day in God’s court with Whom has Job “contended?”

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b. In declaring his innocence and that his present suffering was not retribution

for wrongdoing had Job gone too far? ______________________________

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c. In response to God’s words what was Job’s immediate response? ______ _____________________________________________________________ 
d. Is there any argument a person has with God that he can win? _________ _____________________________________________________________


    
II.    I Will Question You, You Shall Answer Me… (vs. 6-24)
a. God repeats Himself in verse 7 from Job 38:3. What can we conclude about

anyone called to God’s court? __________________ ____________________

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b. Can any of God’s judgments be annulled or condemned? ________ _______________________________________________________ 
c. When does God state a man can adorn himself with glory, execute true justice,

and save himself (vs. 9-14)?  ______________________
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d. God asks Job about the “behemoth.” What do we know of this creature? ________________________________________________ 
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e. Verse 19 has been interpreted to mean best or can carry the understanding of

most impressive.  Compared to the strength of man how does this beast compare?

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f. While many have offered ideas as to the identity of this creature from a hippopotamus,

elephant, or even a dinosaur.  Would this creature have been known to Job? __________

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g. Regardless of what this creature faced what was its disposition? (vs.23)  ___________________________________________________________________

 

III.    Application:  If we are unable to rule over the beasts of the field and have them

yield to us but do yield to their creator Who is irrefutably in charge? _________________ _________________________________________________________________________
Does it seem harsh to you that God subjects Job to a second round of questioning?  ________

Why does He do it? _____________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

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