Ample notes accompany each page, providing fresh insights by renowned Bible teachers Scott Hahn and Curtis Mitch, as well as time-tested interpretations from the Fathers of the Church. They provide rich historical, cultural, geographical or theological information pertinent to the Old Testament book - information that bridges the distance between the biblical world and our own.
It also includes Topical Essays, Word Studies and Charts. The Topical Essays explore the major themes of Job , often relating them to the teachings of the Church. The Word Studies explain the background to important Bible terms, while the Charts summarize crucial biblical information "at a glance".
In A Layman Considers Wisdom, Marshall Lenne sows, cultivates, and leaves for your harvesting life-sustaining wisdom. His considerations probe the motivation driving decisions and the resulting worldly and spiritual consequences.
Discover who really determines if a decision or action is wise or foolish, good or evil. Discover how you can make wise decisions and act wisely, even in the face of adversity. Discover who Wisdom is!
Maybe the question is even more personal for you, "Why do bad things keep happening to me?"
The book of Job is God's timeless illustration of human suffering, and author Ray Stedman helps you find fresh truths and encouragement in the midst of your own trials and helps put them into perspective—God's perspective—to guide you toward healing and peace.
In Let God Be God, you'll appreciate Ray's warmth, humor, and biblical insight as you discover the book of Job in a new and compassionate light.
“Any Christian who wants to know more about the heart and character of God and how that God works for our best through suffering should read this book. It’s a very thoughtful piece.”
—Tracey Bianchi co-author of True You: Overcoming Self-Doubt and Using Your Voice and author of Mom Connection: Creating Vibrant Relationships in the Midst of Motherhood and Green Mama: The Guilt-Free Guide to Helping You and Your Kids Save the Planet
“A uniquely uplifting exploration of an important Old Testament book...a new view of human suffering. Highly recommended!”
—Kitty Foth-Regner, author of Heaven Without Her: A Desperate
Daughter’s Search for the Heart of Her Mother’s Faith
The Wiersbe Bible Study Series delivers practical, in-depth guides to selected books of the Bible. Featuring insights from Dr. Warren W. Wiersbe’s Be Patient commentary, this eight-week study includes engaging questions and practical applications that will help you connect God’s Word with your life.
Here are a few important lessons from Job’s life:
• God wants a relationship with you.
• We need a mediator for our spiritual condition.
• God operates for His own glory.
• Suffering may be a part of God’s plan.
Don’t let the suffering temper your enthusiasm for the understanding offered by God’s champion. Job’s life illustrates a substantive spiritual relationship with the God of heaven. The more we know Him, the more we will value the relationship. Our relationship with Him facilitates our being made in His image. Learn to be a champion!