Job is an ancient account of a man who through no immediate fault of his own suffered the loss everything. Everything. His livestock stolen or destroyed, his children killed as well, Job was left with nothing save his own life. And it is what Job does in response to all of this tragedy that makes a child of God perk up and take notice. Though Job lost everything, all of his livestock and all of his precious family, He replied as a man who understood the sovereignty of Almighty God.
This is a sermon taken from Hebrews 10:1-18 presented at Horizons Baptist Church by Pastor Jason Boothe.
How far will men go in attempts to usurp the Sovereign will and decree of God in regard to the salvation of sinners?
For the Lord loves justice; he will not forsake his saints. They are preserved forever, but the children of the wicked shall be cut off. – Psalm 37:28 ESV As I read this passage of Scripture, I couldn’t help but think about the way in which modern advertising promises the moon in all capital…
Christians are called ‘believers’ precisely because we have been granted faith to believe the true testimony concerning Christ as contained in His precious Word. Those who trust in any other message short of God’s Word stand guilty of second-guessing the authority and providence of God, ensuring their own sure destruction. To follow the mere dreams of men, said by Jude to be “barren trees and waterless clouds,” is to forsake the clear teaching of Scripture.