The Strange Way God Arranges to Forgive
The three “friends” (Eliphaz, Bildad, and Zophar) are restored to God and to Job in the book of Job. God says they must ask Job to pray for them as they offer up a burnt offering. When Job prayed for them, everything changed for him. Jesus commands us to pray for those who persecute us. Job’s animosity toward his three adversaries was largely their fault.
What did God tell his Job about his friends?
Job’s friends, Eliphaz, Bildad, and Zophar, taught me to get to know my friends. The Book of Job mentions Job being a righteous man in the eyes of the Lord several times.
What does God say about praying for others?
u201cConfess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed; the prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.u201d I think it’s a beautiful thing that God gives us glimpses of our relationship with Him in our relationships with others.
Does Job get everything back?
Job’s wife appears briefly in the book, but she is an interesting character who we will return to later in the series. Job receives his wealth back several fold, has another ten children, and lives for another 140 years.
What happened to Job after he lost everything?
Even though Job had lost everything he had and was suffering from painful sores all over his body, he did not sin against God by cursing him; Satan had failed in his attempt to make him sin. This is the last time Satan is mentioned in the Book of Job.
What did Job call his friends after they tried to console him?
Job, predictably, refers to his companions as “miserable comforters.”
What is the moral of the story of Job in the Bible?
Job demonstrates how to maintain faith in the face of adversity, even when the stakes are high. In the unseen world, Satan and the armies of darkness will be defeated because of our faith.
How do you pray for someone examples?
Almighty God, for this life and the life to come, we entrust all who are dear to us to thy never-failing care and love, knowing that thou art doing for them better things than we can desire or pray for; through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen. Lord, please give my treasured friend love and blessings without end.
What does the Bible say about praying for others KJV?
James 5:16 16 Confess your faults to one another, and pray for one another, that ye may be healed; a righteous man’s effective fervent prayer availeth much.
How do you pray for healing for someone?
Loved God, I pray that you will comfort me in my suffering, strengthen the hands of my healers, and bless the methods used to cure me; give me such faith in the power of your grace that I may put my complete trust in you even when I am afraid; through our Savior Jesus Christ, Amen.
Who are the descendants of job?
In times of adversity, Jews may turn to the Book of Job, where God allows Satan to put Job to the test, implying that Job would not worship God if God did not protect him.