Sermons on Job

Sermons on Job

Know your place

Bible Readings: Job 38: 1-7, 34-41; Mark 10: 35-45 We’ve just heard two readings in which people are questioning and wrestling with their place among things:  Can we be seated in positions of advantage, Jesus? asks James and John.  Who are you to question the creator, the origin, destination and upholder of life, Job? So let us for a moment consider our place among things – and things place among us! <Video> We are part of an infinite…

Suffering, sadness and loss

Job 1:1, 2:1-10 There was once a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job. That man was blameless and upright, one who feared God and turned away from evil. One day the heavenly beings came to present themselves before the Lord, and Satan also came among them to present himself before the Lord. The Lord said to Satan, ‘Where have you come from?’ Satan answered the Lord, ‘From going to and fro on the earth, and from…