Thursday, November 24, 2011

Wisdom and Instruction

1. Multiple choice: In the book of Job, Satan gave God two circumstances in which he thought Job would curse God. What were they?
(a) Famine and pestilence; (b) loss of possessions and loss of health;
(c) prosperity and power.

2. When God evaluated Job to Satan, He said , "There is none like Him on earth." What made Job exceptional?
(a) His wealth; (b) his blamelessness and fear of God; or (c) his priestly care for his family.
1. (b) Loss of possessions and loss of health (Job 1: 11; 2:5 )
Satan thought that Job served God because God blessed him.
He was certain that removal of the blessings would reveal Job's breaking point.

2. (b) His blamelessness and fear of God (Job 1: 8 )
Satan did not believe God's evaluation of Job and set out to show God that Job's worship was motivated by desire for God's blessing (vv9,1o).

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