- Before we read Job, we must be reminded of God’s nature (Exodus 34:6-7).
- Why was it important for God to let Moses, the leader of Israel, know His nature?
- Is the story of Job able to transform the nature of God (I John 4:7-9)?
- Since God is love, why would He initiate this conversation with Satan (1:6-12)?
- How would the meaning of the book change if Satan initiated this conversation?
- If God is all knowing and all loving, why let Satan do this?
- In the face of terrible loss, Job worshiped and praised the LORD (1:20-22).
- How can we develop a love for God that can still praise Him in times of great loss?
- Why is it so important to not blame God for the trials in our lives?
- After letting all the horrors of chapter one happen, God continued (2:1-6).
- Again, how would the meaning change if Satan had initiated this conversation?
- Why would our all-loving God let this happen to the most righteous man on earth?
- Job teaches us the need to accept hard times without blaming God (2:7-10).
- Why is it easier for us to fall into the attitude of Job’s wife?
- How does the example of Jesus motivate us to thank God for our trials?
- What activities, relationships and insights can help us rejoice while under trial?
Call to Action: To consider it pure joy whenever you face trials (James 1:2-4).