Exegesis paper on Job using outline of sermon included and any of the resources provided including one other resource.

Sermon Outline for Job
I. Introduction
a. Getting to know Job?s wife
i. She was married to a good and godly man
ii. She had borne him 10 children
iii. She is much maligned
b. Let us not judge her to harshly
i. She is known for telling Job to ?Curse God and die.?
ii. What she said was not good
iii. Consider her suffering along with her husband
iv. This is the reaction of a depressed woman
v. What she said was not like her
c. Job?s understanding answer: ?As one of the Foolish Women?
II. Body
a. It is foolish to claim any excuse for not being faithful
i. ?Dost thou still retain thine integrity??
ii. She thought Job had good reason to rebel
1. His property, children and wealth were gone
2. His health was gone
iii. Job proved he did not serve God for gain
iv. Our greater responsibility in view of Christ?s suffering
1. Can my sacrifice compare to His?
2. Can my persecution compare to His?
b. It is foolish to think that God has no further use for us
i. The call to end it all
ii. What?s the use?
iii. Despair and depression are Satan?s tools
iv. God wants to use you for His glory
v. Do you think yourself too tired? Too shy? Too old?
vi. God used suffering Job as an example of patience
vii. His faith still challenges suffering people
c. It is foolish to forget the goodness of God when trouble comes
i. Job?s wise reply (v. 10)
ii. No passing pain can compare to His goodness
iii. How good He has been to us
1. His love, providing salvation
2. His daily provision and protection
3. His promises for the future
iv. Never question in the dark what God gave you in the light
III. Conclusion
a. The Devil will tempt with foolish questions
i. He will try to drive us to foolish conclusions
ii. He will urge us to foolish actions
b. Remember who you are
i. Job knew he had a living Redeemer (19:25)
ii. He knew the future was bright in spite of his suffering
We can rest our future in the wounded hands of Christ

Bibliography:
Dhorme, E. A Commentary on the Book of Job. Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers,
1984.
Good, Edwin M. In Turns of Tempest A reading of Job with a Translation. Stanford:
Stanford University Press, 1990.
Newsom, Carol A. The Book of Job, A Contest of Moral Imaginations. Oxford, Oxford
Press, 2003.
Pope, Marvin H. The Anchor Bible. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1965.