Old Testament Biblical Figures
Job: Rebuked in Suffering
Jul 21, 1985
The suffering of the righteous is not a token of God's enmity but of his love. It is not a punishment of their sins but a refinement of their righteousness.
Running with the Witnesses
Aug 17, 1997
Though the fight is difficult and the race is long, the sidelines are filled with saints who cheer you on, encouraging you to finish with faith.
Job: Reverent in Suffering
Jul 7, 1985
Satan’s hand caused the suffering of Job. But in all of his calamities, Job still had reason for reverent worship because God was ultimately at work.
“Christ, by his death and his indwelling Spirit, has put our relationship with God on a new footing.”
John Piper, from Five Ways Jesus Changes Our Relationship to the Old Testament