Job/Ecclesiastes (13 week series)

Job and Ecclesiastes Lesson 6: The Speech of Elihu
Job and Ecclesiastes Lesson 6: The Speech of Elihu (16:57)
Elihu,  the  last  human  participant  in  the  debate  with  Job,  appears  in  chapter  32.  His  speeches  take  up  the  next  six &nbs... more
Job and Ecclesiastes Lesson 7: God's Appearance and Job's Response
Job and Ecclesiastes Lesson 7: God's Appearance and Job's Response (21:44)
In  the  end,  God  finally  spoke,  but  not  in  a  manner  anticipated  by  Job  or  his  friends.  Along  the  way,  Job  desired ... more
Job and Ecclesiastes Lesson 9 - Probing Life Questions
Job and Ecclesiastes Lesson 9 - Probing Life Questions (17:35)
Today’s  lesson  covers  selected  passages  in  three  different  chapters  of  Ecclesiastes.  Each  of  the  passages  offers  wisdom  in  re... more
Job and Ecclesiastes Lesson 10 - Warnings Concerning Wealth
Job and Ecclesiastes Lesson 10 - Warnings Concerning Wealth (14:53)
In  1  Timothy  6,  Paul  warns  of  the  "love  of  money",  yet  he  also  states  that  God  richly  supplies  us  with  all  ... more
Job and Ecclesiastes Lesson 11 - Wisdom For Life
Job and Ecclesiastes Lesson 11 - Wisdom For Life (17:07)
Ecclesiastes  7-8  carries  the  theme  of  man’s  inability  to  discover  the  plan  of  God  in  the  face  of  life’s  complexit... more
Job and Ecclesiastes Lesson 12 - Wisdom in Light of Life's Uncertainties
Job and Ecclesiastes Lesson 12 - Wisdom in Light of Life's Uncertainties (16:46)
The  theme  of  wisdom  for  daily  living  expounded  in  chapters  7-8  continues  in  chapters  9-11.  How  should  one  live  in  light... more
Job and Ecclesiastes Lesson 13 - The Conclusion of the Matter
Job and Ecclesiastes Lesson 13 - The Conclusion of the Matter (16:17)
Throughout  the  book  of  Ecclesiastes  the  author  has  examined  "life  under  the  sun."  Many  observations  have  been  made  concerning  ... more
Job and Ecclesiastes Lesson 5 - A Blameless Life
Job and Ecclesiastes Lesson 5 - A Blameless Life (22:44)
In  the  book's  Introduction  Job  is  described  as  a  "blameless  and  upright  man  who  feared  God".  In  the  debate  with  his &nb... more
Job and Ecclesiastes Lesson 1 - The Testing of Job's Faith
Job and Ecclesiastes Lesson 1 - The Testing of Job's Faith (22:01)
The  life  of  Job  is  one  of  the  best-known  stories  in  the  Old  Testament.  The  book  opens  with  a  description  of  an &n... more
Job and Ecclesiastes Lesson 2 - Job's Anguished Search for Answers
Job and Ecclesiastes Lesson 2 - Job's Anguished Search for Answers (19:49)
Job  refused  to  curse  God  forthrightly,  but  he  came  close  to  doing  so  by  cursing  the  day  of  his  birth.  His  intense... more
Job and Ecclesiastes Lesson 3 - Do the Wicked Really Suffer?
Job and Ecclesiastes Lesson 3 - Do the Wicked Really Suffer? (16:38)
The  second  round  of  speeches  by  Job  and  his  friends  begins  in  chapter  15.  The  friends’  perspective  on  the  root  ca... more
Job and Ecclesiastes Lesson 4 - Seek God's Wisdom in Suffering
Job and Ecclesiastes Lesson 4 - Seek God's Wisdom in Suffering (16:39)
Job  28,  the  "wisdom  chapter,"  is  distinct  from  the  rest  of  the  book.  The  chapter  serves  an  important  purpose  as  an &nbs... more
Job and Ecclesiastes Lesson 8 - The Emptiness of Life Apart from God
Job and Ecclesiastes Lesson 8 - The Emptiness of Life Apart from God (21:53)
In  Ecclesiastes  we  encounter  the  ponderings  of  a  wisdom  teacher  (traditionally  identified  as  Solomon)  concerning  the  harsh  realities &nbs... more
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