“Always,” Job – Part IJuly 12, 2020
Definition of the word – ALWAYS: At times; on occasions – Source – Oxford Dictionary
Psalm 145:13 (NLT); For your kingdom is an everlasting kingdom. You throughout all generations. The Lord keeps His ; He is gracious in He does.
Psalm 46:1 (NLT); God is our and strength, ready to help in times of trouble.
Does the world seem to be coming to you? Is world coming apart?
Job 1:6-11(NLT); One day the members of the Heavenly court came to present themselves before the Lord, and the , Satan, came with them. “Where have you come from?” the Lord asked Satan. Satan answered the Lord, “I have been patrolling the Earth, watching everything that’s going on.”
Then the Lord asked Satan, “Have you noticed my servant Job? He is the finest man in all the Earth. He is -a man of complete . He fears God and stays away from evil.”
Satan replied to the Lord, “Yes, but Job has good reason to fear God. You have put a wall of around him and his home and his property. You have made him prosper in he does. Look how he is! But reach out and take away everything he has, and he will curse you to your face!”
Satan is the and he is the father of !!
1 Peter 5:8 (NLT); Stay alert! Watch out for your great , the devil. He prowls around like a roaring lion, looking for someone to .
John 8:44 (NLT); For you are the children of your father the devil, and you love to do the evil things he does. He was a from the beginning. He has always the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he lies, it is consistent with his character; for he is a liar and the of lies.
Had God Job? Yes, and He has s and will , protect of His children.
God had blessed Job ? Yes, God had given Job a large family and material wealth.
“All right, you may him,” the Lord said to Satan. “Do whatever you want with everything he , but don’t harm him physically.” So, Satan left the Lord’s presence.
The Accusation; that Job only served God for what he from God; the and the ; not because of his relationship with God.
What is your relationship with God? Don’t fall for the ; that you either don’t a relationship with God or that you’ve done something that God forgive. Those are both lies!
John 10:9,10; (NLT); Yes, I am the gate. Those who come in through Me will be They will come and go freely and will find good pastures. The Thief’s purpose is to and and . My purpose is to give them a and satisfying
We’ll learn in the next few messages from the story of Job what, means, in the light of .
Next week: What to do with The