July 18, 2021

Persevere Under Suffering

How can we overcome suffering like Job, whom the Bible holds up as an example of perseverance? This week, Ptr. Jared Co examines Job’s conversation with Bildad and helps us learn the key resources we need to persevere until the end.

Read Today’s Scripture Passage

Job 8-9, 18-19, 25

Life Group Discussion Guide

1. Start with a prayer

2. Engage one another (15-30 mins)

  • What are your thoughts about the world’s justice?

3. Engage the heart (15-20 mins)

  • We have tendencies to demand justice for those who hurt us and to ask for grace from people we have hurt. How have you experienced this?

4. Engage the mind (15-20 mins)

  • What is Bildad’s advice to Job? In what way is his advice right/wrong?
  • For you, how is God fair/unfair?
  • In Christ’s death and resurrection, how is God’s justice and love demonstrated?
  • What is God’s eternal goal for us? What is the right attitude in looking at justice amidst our suffering?

5. Engage the hands (15-20 mins)

  • Knowing God’s eternal goal for us (salvation), what steps can you take towards enjoying your relationship with God?

6. Engage with God in prayer (20-30 mins)

  • Pray for each other’s needs and concerns. (10-15 minutes)
  • Pray for our country. (10-15 minutes)
    • The Philippines detected new Delta variant cases with 1 death this week. Some of the infections were locally transmitted.
    • For strength and protection for our frontline medical workers that they may be able to overcome the coronavirus. For our healthcare system to not be overwhelmed amidst the rising cases in COVID-19.

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