Blessed be the LORD ~Psalm 28:6

Scraping the Sores, Part 3

It’s easy to trust God when things are going great.  How well do we do during the trials in our life?  Bro. Jeff encourages us in Job’s godly example to trust God even during the troublesome times.

  1. The Situation Job Was In
    1. The Divine Trial
    2. The Demonic Attack
    3. The Devastating Losses
    4. The Discouraged Spouse
    5. The Deceived Friends
  2. The Success Job Would Receive
  3. The Sufficiency Job Was Experiencing
    1. The Relationship He Had with God
      1. His Salvation
      2. His Sanctification
      3. His Stand
      4. His Seriousness
      5. His Separation
      6. His Sacrifices
    2. The Reverence He Demonstrated for God
      1. The Spot He Took
      2. The Statements He Made
      3. The Sin He Avoided
    3. The Righteousness He Maintained Before God
    4. The Reliance He Placed in God
      1. Reliance on the Direction of God
      2. Reliance on the Deliverance of God
    5. The Resurrection He Anticipated from God

Job 2:8

And he took him a potsherd to scrape himself withal; and he sat down among the ashes.

Job 1:20-22

20 Then Job arose, and rent his mantle, and shaved his head, and fell down upon the ground, and worshipped,

21 And said, Naked came I out of my mother’s womb, and naked shall I return thither: the Lord gave, and the Lord hath taken away; blessed be the name of the Lord.

22 In all this Job sinned not, nor charged God foolishly.

1 Timothy 6:6-8

But godliness with contentment is great gain.

For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out.

And having food and raiment let us be therewith content.

Job 2:9-10

Then said his wife unto him, Dost thou still retain thine integrity? curse God, and die.

10 But he said unto her, Thou speakest as one of the foolish women speaketh. What? shall we receive good at the hand of God, and shall we not receive evil? In all this did not Job sin with his lips.

Job 27:1-4

Moreover Job continued his parable, and said,

As God liveth, who hath taken away my judgment; and the Almighty, who hath vexed my soul;

All the while my breath is in me, and the spirit of God is in my nostrils;

My lips shall not speak wickedness, nor my tongue utter deceit.

1 Peter 3:10

10 For he that will love life, and see good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile:

Job 2:3

And the Lord said unto Satan, Hast thou considered my servant Job, that there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth God, and escheweth evil? and still he holdeth fast his integrity, although thou movedst me against him, to destroy him without cause.

Job 2:9

Then said his wife unto him, Dost thou still retain thine integrity? curse God, and die.

Job 27:5-6

God forbid that I should justify you: till I die I will not remove mine integrity from me.

My righteousness I hold fast, and will not let it go: my heart shall not reproach me so long as I live.

Job 31:6

Let me be weighed in an even balance that God may know mine integrity.

Job 13:15-16

15 Though he slay me, yet will I trust in him: but I will maintain mine own ways before him.

16 He also shall be my salvation: for an hypocrite shall not come before him.

Proverbs 3:5

Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.

Psalm 37:5

Commit thy way unto the Lord; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass.

Daniel 3:16-19

16 Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, answered and said to the king, O Nebuchadnezzar, we are not careful to answer thee in this matter.

17 If it be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of thine hand, O king.

18 But if not, be it known unto thee, O king, that we will not serve thy gods, nor worship the golden image which thou hast set up.

Job 14:14

14 If a man die, shall he live again? all the days of my appointed time will I wait, till my change come.


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