Categories: Sabbath School Post

Why Does It Matter?

The question of the personality of the Holy Spirit is of utmost importance, and it has highly practical implications. “If He is a divine person, and we think of Him as an impersonal influence, we are robbing a divine person of the deference, honor, and love that is His due.”-LeRoy Edwin Froom, The Coming of […]

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Categories: Spiritual Messages

The Man From Uz

Read Job 1:1 and Job 1:8. What does this tell us about the character of Job? Though Job had been told all through the dialogues that he must have done something wrong in order for all this evil to come upon him, the opposite appears to be the case. It was his goodness, his faithfulness, […]

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Categories: Spiritual Messages

The Irrationality of Evil

The Irrationality of Evil All four of these men, believers in God, believers in a God of justice, found themselves in a dilemma: how to explain Job’s situation in a rational and logical manner that was consistent with their understanding of the character of God. Unfortunately, they ended up taking a position that turned out […]

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Categories: Spiritual Messages

Unfair Fates

Unfair Fates Read Job 15:14–16. What truth is Eliphaz presenting to Job? Again, Eliphaz was speaking truth (as did the others), this time in regard to the sinfulness of all humanity. Sin is a universal fact of life on earth; so is suffering. And as we also know, all human suffering ultimately results from sin. […]

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Categories: Spiritual Messages

Job’s Wife

Wednesday, October 12, 2016  – Job’s Wife This is probably as good time as any to deal with another victim in the story of Job: his wife. She appears only in Job 2:9, 10. After that, she vanishes from the story and from history. We are told nothing more about her. However, considering all that […]

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