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OUTLINE XXIX A Plea for Consideration (Chapter 21) The speech of Job as it is found in chapter 21 can be spoken of as a plea for consideration because, in the first place, it is a very sober and appealing request to listen yet once more to his presentation of the problem–vs. 2: “Hear diligently […]

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OUTLINE XXI Conclusion of the First Course (Chapter 14)             In the midst of extreme suffering, over against the arguments of his friends and in the midst of his own awful moments of despair, Job is battling with his faith in God. To follow this drama of faith we must pay close attention to all […]

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XIII JOB’S ANSWER TO ELIPHAZ (Chapter 6, 7)             Recall the speech of Eliphaz. His point was rather indirectly made, but nevertheless understood by Job. With all his beautiful moral philosophy Eliphaz had meant to say utter calamity only falls upon the foolish and ungodly; and that they who believe and seek the Lord shall […]

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IX Job Raises the Problem of His Own Suffering (Chap. 3:20-26)             In the previous portion of this chapter we read of the great sin more desirable than life. This last part of his opening speech, verses 20-26, in the presence of his three friends , is a complaint. He first asks the question why […]

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