Satan Attacks Job's Health - Job 2:1-13 * Wed. July 26

SATAN ATTACKS JOB’S HEALTH

Job 2:1-13

 

I.      Job Tested Again (vs. 1-8) 

 

a. Who are represented as the “sons of God” and how does Satan’s presence among them reveal the answer? ____________________________________________________________________________

b. Where had Satan been spending his time and what had he been doing? ________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ (1 Pet 5:8)

c. Who again initiates the discourse on Job? _____________________________________________

               d. What is God’s evaluation of Job’s character still even after the first severe

               test? ________________________________________________________________________

               ___________________________________________________________________________

               e. Satan still assumes he can turn Job against God…what is his next approach? _____________________

               ____________________________________________________________________________

               f. What constraint does God place on Job? ______________________________________________

               ____________________________________________________________________________

               g. Does Job have any notion as to why any of these things is happening? _________________________

               ____________________________________________________________________________

              

II.     Job’s Wife (vs. 9-10)

 

            a. What does Job’s wife counsel him to do? _______________________________________________

            _____________________________________________________________________________

               b. How does Job take his wife’s recommendation? _________________________________________

            _____________________________________________________________________________

            c. What position toward God does he maintain?  ___________________________________________

            _____________________________________________________________________________

           

III.   Job’s Friends (vs. 11-13)

 

            a. Who are Job’s friends? ___________________________________________________________

            _____________________________________________________________________________

            b. When they hear about his adversity what do these friends do? ________________________________

            _____________________________________________________________________________

            c. What clue in verse 12 offers insight into how bad Job’s condition

            really was? _____________________________________________________________________

            d. When each of the friends tore their robes…what did that indicate? _____________________________

            _____________________________________________________________________________

            e. Were the actions of the three consistent with genuine friendship? _____________________________

            ________________________________ _____________________________________________

 

IV.  Application:   The testing of Job’s faith was to prove the enduring quality of genuine faith even in the face of crushing adversity…to whom? ______________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________

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