Tuesday: Heart and Eyes
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Heart follows eyes

At first glance, in the texts below, it could sound as if Job were bragging, as if Job were parading his holiness and virtue and good conduct before others. This attitude, of course, is precisely the kind that the Bible condemns (see Matthew 23). But that’s not what was happening here with Job. Again, it … [Click to read more …]

Sabbath: The Character of Job
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Read for This Week’s Study: Job 1:1, Job 1:8; Job 29:8–17; Job 31:1–23; Exod. 20:17; Matt. 7:22–27; Matt. 5:16; Eph. 3:10. Memory Text: “Do you see that faith was working together with his works, and by works faith was made perfect?” (James 2:22, NKJV). In the midst of all the major issues touched on in … [Click to read more …]

Friday: Further Thought – Job’s Redeemer
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Further Thought: “‘Now is the judgment of this world,’ Christ continued; ‘now shall the prince of this world be cast out. And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all unto Me. This He said, signifying what death He should die.’ This is the crisis of the world. If I become … [Click to read more …]

Thursday: Satan Unmasked
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The Deceiver

Read John 12:30–32. What is Jesus saying about Satan in the context of the Cross and the great controversy? After talking about the death of Jesus on the cross, Ellen G. White wrote about the powerful impact it had in heaven and for the onlooking universe. “Satan’s lying charges against the divine character and government … [Click to read more …]

HopeSS: Job’s Redeemer
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You can view an in-depth discussion of “Job’s Redeemer” in the Hope Sabbath School class led by Pastor Derek Morris. (Adobe Flash Player version.) A Youtube version of this week’s lesson at Hope Sabbath School is below. You can download the video, the MP3 audio, and the lesson outline from the HopeTV Sabbath School Site. … [Click to read more …]

Wednesday: The Sufferings of the Son of Man
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Christ with Crown of Thorns on Cross

Read Isaiah 53:1–6. What does this tell us about the sufferings of the Lord on the cross? Isaiah 53:4 said that Jesus bore our griefs and sorrows. That must include Job’s griefs and sorrows, as well. And not just Job’s but the whole world’s. It was for the sin of all humans who ever lived … [Click to read more …]

Tuesday: The Death of Christ
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Christ suffering on Cross

What do the following texts tell us about Jesus and how we are to view Him? 1 John 2:6, Gal. 4:19 Without question, Jesus is the model man. His life—His character—is the example that all who follow Him should seek by God’s grace to emulate. Jesus is the only perfect example we have in terms of how … [Click to read more …]

Job’s Redeemer – Discussion starters
Joyce Griffith

Jesus is the Way

The End in Sight. As we reach the conclusion of the story of Job do you see Job’s position as evidence of an unrelenting war between Christ and Satan? As often as you have studied the book of Job and considered its spiritual implications, have you been blessed this time through with one or more new … [Click to read more …]