What to do with the Critics? Job Part TwoJuly 19, 2020
Definition of the word Critics; a person who expresses an opinion of something. Source – Google
Definition of the word Comforter: a person or thing that provides consolation. source – Google
Job’s “Friends or Critics” – Eliphaz, Bildad and . We’ll going to look at the of Eliphaz
Job 4:1-4 (NLT); Then Eliphaz the replied to Job: “Will you be and let me say a word? For who could keep from speaking out? “In the past you have many people; you have those who were . Your words have those who were falling; you encouraged those with shaky knees.
What to do with the Critics? 1. See through the setup of flowery .
Job 4:5 (NLT); But now when trouble strikes, you lose heart. You are when it touches you.
What to do with the Critics? 2. Every human being is entitled to their . Every human being is also entitled, to accept or the opinions of others. Opinions are like names, everybody has one
A Friend worth having; you up, never tears you down. They may also speak directly and even .
Proverbs 27:6 (NLT); from a friend are better than many kisses from an enemy.
A Friend worth having is; willing to go things with you, not on the sidelines and your struggle.
Proverbs 17:17 (NLT); A friend is always , and a brother is born to in time of need.
Proverbs 27:9 (NLT); The t counsel of a friend is as as perfume and incense.
Now let’s get spiritual!! Job 4:6 (NLT); Doesn’t your for God give you Doesn’t your life of give you hope?
Job 4:7-9 (NLT); “Stop and think! Do the die? When have the been destroyed? experience shows that those who plant trouble and cultivate evil will the same. A breath from God destroys . They vanish in a blast of His .
What to do with the Critics? 3. Completely the insinuation of spiritual superiority. It comes from an attitude and is wrong!
God is gracious, even the Critic can be ! In Job chapter 42:7-10; God deals with Eliphaz, Bildad and Zophar. They repent and are when Job prays for them
What to do with the Critics? 4. for them!
Matthew 5:44,45 (NLT); But I say, love your enemies! Pray for those who persecute you! In that way, you will be acting as children of your Father in Heaven. For He gives His sunlight to the evil and the good, and He sends rain on the just and the unjust .
Next Week: Lessons from God’s with Job