We live in a busy world with busy schedules and being able to share some thoughts about this journey with others across this world through the Internet is truly a blessing. The below Questions for Reflection will stimulate thought and offer ideas for applying biblical principles. At all stages of life, the Bible is helpful in providing what is needed to be successful. If you have not done so yet, click the follow button on the top right side of this page to be notified of future posts.
Job 29 – What have been the sources of Job’s happiness in the past? In what areas does Job claim integrity? To what extent can you trust God for your future prosperity or adversity?
Job 30 – What is different about Job’s past and present situation? What do people think of him now (See 19:13-22)? How does Job feel God has “rewarded” him? How do you respond to God’s reward?
Job 31 – In what areas does Job claim integrity? What reasons are given for his right attitudes and behavior? What has been accomplished during the third round of speeches? What are some ideas or solutions to a world without integrity?
Job 32 – What is the focus of Elihu’s anger toward Job? Toward the three friends? Why has he been silent so far? Where does understanding come from according to Elihu?
Job 33 – How does Elihu establish contact with Job’s situation? What does the chapter teach about God’s initiative toward man? How has God spoken to you in either of these ways recently? What is the progression in restoring people from the depths of suffering?
Job 34 – What is Elihu’s view of the universe and God? What quality in God does Elihu extol? To what extent do you think Elihu is right?
Feel free to respond with a short note or a comment about any of the questions above. Also, I welcome any other thoughts or ideas, favorite inspirational videos, photos, or favorite Bible verses. Just add them to the comments.
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