There is far too much in the 42 chapters of Job for me to adequately analyze in only a day.  Many of the words I don’t understand.  
I can see where Job can be an inspiration to Christ Followers, as someone who keep his faith, no matter how much he suffered, and was rewarded by God in the end.
 
1) What do you think the Book of Job teaches?
 
Besides the example Job provides I see two points this book seems to be making. 
 
a) God’s workings are beyond the ability of man to understand, including why you must suffer.  No matter what the circumstance, trust in God completely.
 
Question – If you don’t ever develop that complete trust in God will he deny you the reward of heaven?
 
b) Suffering is not the result of sins committed by man.  This is the mistake that Eliphaz, Zophar and Bildad make.  The case of Job proves them wrong.
 
2) What part of the Book of Job inspires you the most?

3) I had a great deal of difficulty following Elihu’s speech in Book 37.  What is your interpration of the following?

2 – Hear attentively the noise of his voice, and the sound that goeth out of his mouth.

3 – He directeth it under the whole heaven, and his lightning unto the ends of the earth.

4 – After it a voice roareth: he thundereth with the voice of his excellency; and he will not stay them when his voice is heard.

18 – Hast thou with him spread out the sky, which is strong, and as a molten looking glass?

19 – Teach us what we shall say unto him; for we cannot order our speech by reason of darkness.

20 – Shall it be told him that I speak? if a man speak, surely he shall be swallowed up.

23 – Touching the Almighty, we cannot find him out: he is excellent in power, and in judgment, and in plenty of justice: he will not afflict.

24 – Men do therefore fear him: he respecteth not any that are wise of heart.

 

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