• Behemoth & Leviathan Media Resource by

    God challenges Job a second time by directing his thought to consider Behemoth and Leviathan. In this lesson, Dr. Thomas seeks to help us identify Behemoth and Leviathan and understand why they are relevant to Job’s suffering. View Resource

  • Contending with God Media Resource by

    Bildad the Shuhite is the next of Job’s friends to speak, but like Eliphaz before him, his understanding of justice causes him to wrongly doubt Job’s innocence. In this lesson, Dr. Thomas discusses the impossibility of contending with God. View Resource

  • The Dark Night of the Soul Media Resource by

    The third chapter of the book of Job is one of the darkest chapters in the Bible. In the midst of his suffering, Job begins to curse the day he was born. In this lesson, Dr. Thomas explores the dark imagery Job uses to describe his suffering and how we are to understand it as Christians. View Resource

  • Dying in Faith Media Resource by

    The last words of loved ones leave profound impressions on our lives. Because of the context in which they are spoken, these last words can be very telling of the state of one’s soul. Not all of us will have the privilege of knowing our last day, but when your time comes, will your soul be able to echo the words of the Apostle Paul, “I have fought the good fight. I have finished the race. I have kept the faith”? View Resource

  • The Former Things Have Passed Away Media Resource by

    Although we suffer now, our present travails are nothing compared to the blessings that await us. In this lecture, Dr. R.C. Sproul looks at God’s promises concerning the final eradication of suffering in the new heavens and new earth. He will explain how all of redemptive history leads up to this time when the kingdom of God will be consummated and all tears will be wiped away. View Resource

  • If God Is Good, Why Do I Suffer? Media Resource by

    Genesis 18

    The Bible tells us that God is all powerful and altogether good. Yet as we look around our world, we see so much suffering, pain, and evil. How can this be? Why does God permit suffering? In this message, Dr. Sproul examines this age-old question and comforts us that, for the Christian, God works through the tragedies of this life and uses them for our good. View Resource

  • Job, Satan, & God Media Resource by

    The book of Job begins by introducing us to its three most significant characters: Job, Satan, and God. In this lesson, Dr. Thomas explores the difficulty of Job’s suffering, Satan’s involvement, and God’s sovereignty. View Resource

  • Life After Death? Media Resource by

    There are many who assign value to their own life by what is most cherished in their life. Careers, family, or passions are but a few examples of things that seem to validate our existence. Perhaps serving other people makes your life valuable, the question now is, who or what gives them value? Perhaps the answer is not found in one’s life, but outside or after life. View Resource

  • Love God? Sometimes I Hate Him!” Media Resource by

    Perhaps no one was more disturbed by his guilt than Martin Luther. As a monk, he’d spend hours confessing seemingly trivial sins. Many people today think of Luther as a morbid figure—or even insane. But Luther saw something others didn’t: the holiness of God and the perfection of His law. In this message, Dr. Sproul tells Luther’s story and how he finally found peace in the gospel. View Resource

  • Miserable Comforters Media Resource by

    Eliphaz is the first of Job’s friends to speak, but like all of Job’s friends, he is a miserable comforter. In this lesson, Dr. Thomas explores Job’s dialogue with Eliphaz and explains his improper use of the principle of repercussion. View Resource

  • My Redeemer Lives Media Resource by

    For I know that my Redeemer lives” are perhaps the most well-known, hope-filled words in all the book of Job. In this lesson, Dr. Thomas examines this glimpse of Job’s faith and his continued belief in the justice of God and the resurrection to come. View Resource

  • Out of the Whirlwind Media Resource by

    Finally, God speaks, answering Job out of the whirlwind with a lengthy sequence of questions that reveal to Job the true nature of his complaint. In this lesson, Dr. Thomas explains what these questions reveal about God and man. View Resource

  • Pain & Suffering Media Resource by

    God permitted Satan to attack Job’s family and his wealth. Satan then set his aim on Job’s health. In this lesson, Dr. Thomas engages with the difficult subject of pain and suffering in the life of the believer. View Resource

  • The Patience of Job Media Resource by

    James 5

    James presents Job as a prime example of patience in the face of pain and suffering. In this lesson, Dr. Thomas clarifies what James means by “the steadfastness of Job” by highlighting all of the ways Job has been faithful in his suffering. View Resource

  • Repentance & Restoration Media Resource by

    The book of Job ends on a positive note of repentance and restoration. In this lesson, Dr. Thomas discusses the significance of Job’s deeper relationship with God, the reconciliation with his friends, and the enjoyment of his renewed life. View Resource