The Real Trophy

The Real Trophy

  1. Job repents by humbling himself before God – Job 42:1-6
    1. If my people will…2 Chronicles 7:11-14
    2. Peter in the Temple.  Acts 3:19
  2. Job’s friends are called to repent by God – Job 42:7-9
    1. God gives repentance instruction
    2. The size of the sacrifice tells us how upset God was
    3. Job is allowed to intercede for his friends/enemies
      1. Reconciliation? – Matthew 5:44, Proverbs 25:21-22
      2. Prayers of the righteous – James 5:16
  3. Job is restored with blessings from God – Job 42:10-11
    1. The stuff was nice
    2. But the knowledge is better – Proverbs 1:7
    3. Job sees God more clearly

What was Job repenting of?

Did his stuff become idols?  It didn’t appear so

He was repenting for wanting to be god and expecting to be given answers.

The true blessing given to Job was not the doubling of his stuff, but the ability to see God more clearly.