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 35 – What question of Job does Elihu now proceed to answer (See 7:20-21)? What reasons does Elihu give for God’s disregarding man’s cries for help? Why are some prayers not answered?
Job 36:1-23 – What are the attributes of God which Elihu has discovered? According to Elihu what is the purpose of difficulty? According to Elihu how should Job regard his affliction?
Job 36:24 through 37:24 – How is the greatness of God expressed in nature? What is God’s relation to nature? According to Elihu what are God’s two uses for nature? How is all this an account of God’s ways? How is this passage a challenge to Job?
Job 38 – What are a few categories of the questions? How involved is God in the affairs of the world? Can you be ignorant of nature’s ways and yet hope to understand God’s ways? What are the specific realms of God’s sovereignty?
Job 39 – In what areas here are God’s power and sovereignty revealed? Is information or instincts more important when making decisions? What is the purpose and logic of God’s argument with Job?
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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