August 23, 2015 Series: Job: making sense of life at the foot of the cross
Scripture: Job 32:1–37:24
I. Who is Elihu?
A. A younger man than the others (32:6-7)
B. Upset & Angry
C. Passionate about what he believes
II. Where did Elihu come from?
A. Listener to the conversations
B. Related to Abraham
III. What does Elihu have to say?
A. God speaks (33) holds out a prospect for reconciliation
B. God is just (34) he says tat Job deserves it because of his rebellion
C. God is sovereign (35)
D. God is glorious (36-37)
> Learn form the schoolmaster of suffering...
~ The lessons of our exposed heart. (responding to hard circumstances and blessings) “Pain insists upon being attended to. God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our consciences, but shouts in our pains. It is his megaphone to rouse a deaf world.” ? C.S. Lewis
~ The lessons of God's unchanging character. It is hard to submit ourselves to the will of God without demanding a reason.
~ The lessons of genuine faith. 1 Peter 1:7