Job and Jesus-Part 1: “In all this…”

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Scripture: Job 1:1, 2:1-10, Hebrews 2:9-18

Theme: Through the suffering of Job and Jesus we have radiant examples of and invitations to perseverance. And through Jesus’ gracious work and loving presence we are enabled to endure whatever we face. 

  1. What do you think God was saying to you through the message today?

  2. When someone is going through suffering, what is some of the worst advice you’ve heard?

  3. Is there a purpose to suffering in our world?

  4. Consider Job’s response to his suffering in Job 1:20-22 and 2:8-10. What stands out to you?

  5. Read Hebrews 2:9-10 and 2:14-18. What do we learn about Jesus and his involvement with suffering?

  6. Both Jesus and Job were tempted to turn from God in their testing. What can we learn from their endurance?

  7. What circumstances in your life do you need God’s strength to endure?

  8. How do you feel led to pray?

Job and Jesus Study Challenge:

 Choose a time and place to be quiet for 15 minutes.

 Start by listing three things for which you are thankful.

Invite Christ to speak to you through the reading of the scripture.

 As you read the scripture passage, ask these three questions: 

  1. What does this passage say about God, suffering and perseverance?

  2. Who in my life needs to hear these truths?

  3. How can I pray based off this passage?

 Finish in prayer for yourself, your family, your neighbors, your co-workers, your church.

 Week 1 (October 7)

Monday: Job 1:1-22

Tuesday: Job 2:1-10

Wednesday: James 5:7-11

Thursday: Philippians 2:5-11

Friday: Hebrews 2:9-18