Speaking Truth Without Love
May 31, 2015 Series: Job: making sense of life at the foot of the cross
Scripture: Job 4:1–7:21
Three Cycles of Dialogue:
#1 - Chapters 4-14
#2 - Chapters 15-21
#3 - Chapters 22-31
don't forget...the character of Job, the trauma of Job, and the glory of God.
Eliphaz's First Speech:
I. Eliphaz's Introduction (1-4)
II. Eliphaz's Indictment (4:5-11)
III. Eliphaz's Institution - basis and observations for his arguments (4:12-5:7)
IV. Eliphaz's Instigation - you're not submitting to God like you ought (5:8-16)
V. Eliphaz's Insight (5:17-27) (blind man in John 9)
Job's First Reply to Eliphaz:
I. Job is irrate with his friends (6:1-30)
II. Job implores God (7:1-21)
> Think before you speak!
Always remind yourself of the incredible power or words. Proverbs 25:11
> Carefully note and consider the context of Ephesians 4:15. Evidencing the sanctifying work of the Spirit in our lives.