The
Victory
     Belongs    to
          Jehovah

The Power of Steadfastness
        Lessons from Job
“Outlast”
“You have heard of the
 steadfastness of Job”
                — James 5.11
What happened
   to Job?
What can I learn from
 Job’s steadfastness?
What is steadfastness?
Patience,
constancy,
endurance
Courageous
endurance
What can I learn from
 Job’s steadfastness?
1. Keep doing good.
1. Keep doing good.

       Integrity
1. Keep doing good.

       Integrity

       Righteousness
1. Keep doing good.

       Integrity

       Righteousness
Doing Good
    Job 29.11-25
Avoiding Evil
      Job 31
Avoiding Evil
      Job 31



                Lust
Avoiding Evil
      Job 31



                Lust
Avoiding Evil
      Job 31
Avoiding Evil
      Job 31



               Deceit
Avoiding Evil
      Job 31



               Deceit
Avoiding Evil
      Job 31
Avoiding Evil
      Job 31



               Injustice
Avoiding Evil
      Job 31



               Injustice
Avoiding Evil
      Job 31
Avoiding Evil
      Job 31


        Rejoice at
      fall of enemy
Avoiding Evil
      Job 31


        Rejoice at
      fall of enemy
Avoiding Evil
      Job 31
Avoiding Evil
      Job 31


                Hiding
               iniquity
Avoiding Evil
      Job 31


                Hiding
               iniquity
Avoiding Evil
      Job 31
Avoiding Evil
      Job 31



               Abusing
Avoiding Evil
      Job 31



               Abusing
2. Keep hoping.
Hopelessness...
“Let the day perish on which I
 was born, and the night that
 said, ‘A man is conceived.’”
                        — Job 3...
A mediator
“For He is not a man, as I am,
that I might answer Him, that we
 should come to trial together.”
                        —...
Struggling for hope.
My Redeemer lives.
3. Remember God’s
   Purpose
Why me?
How did Job react?
“Naked I came from my
mother's womb, and naked shall
I return. The Lord gave, and the
Lord has taken away; blessed be
    ...
“You speak as one of the foolish
 women would speak. Shall we
  receive good from God, and
   shall we not receive evil?”
...
“He would pay attention
       to me.”
                 — Job 23.6
“But He knows the way
that I take; when he has
 tried me, I shall come
      out as gold.”
                 — Job 23.10
“For He will complete
 what He appoints for
  me, and many such
things are in His mind.”
                 — Job 23.14
“You have heard of the
 steadfastness of Job”
                — James 5.11
“and you have see the purpose
 of the Lord, how the Lord is
compassionate and merciful.”
                   — James 5.11
“and you have see the purpose
 of the Lord, how the Lord is
compassionate and merciful.”
                   — James 5.11
Job’s Steadfastness
Job’s Steadfastness

Do Right
Job’s Steadfastness

Do Right   Hope
Job’s Steadfastness

Do Right   Hope    Purpose
                   of God
“Count it all joy, my brothers,
when you meet trials of various
          kinds, . . .”
                      — James 1.2
“for you know that the testing
    of your faith produces
        steadfastness.”
                     — James 1.3
“And let steadfastness have its
 full effect, that you may be
perfect and complete, lacking
          in nothing.”
       ...
“Count it all joy, my brothers,
when you meet trials of various
          kinds, . . .”
                      — James 1.2
Compiled and Presented by:
The Victory Belongs to the Lord                                                  Dave Stewart
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06) Steadfastness

  1. 1. The Victory Belongs to Jehovah The Power of Steadfastness Lessons from Job
  2. 2. “Outlast”
  3. 3. “You have heard of the steadfastness of Job” — James 5.11
  4. 4. What happened to Job?
  5. 5. What can I learn from Job’s steadfastness?
  6. 6. What is steadfastness?
  7. 7. Patience, constancy, endurance
  8. 8. Courageous endurance
  9. 9. What can I learn from Job’s steadfastness?
  10. 10. 1. Keep doing good.
  11. 11. 1. Keep doing good. Integrity
  12. 12. 1. Keep doing good. Integrity Righteousness
  13. 13. 1. Keep doing good. Integrity Righteousness
  14. 14. Doing Good Job 29.11-25
  15. 15. Avoiding Evil Job 31
  16. 16. Avoiding Evil Job 31 Lust
  17. 17. Avoiding Evil Job 31 Lust
  18. 18. Avoiding Evil Job 31
  19. 19. Avoiding Evil Job 31 Deceit
  20. 20. Avoiding Evil Job 31 Deceit
  21. 21. Avoiding Evil Job 31
  22. 22. Avoiding Evil Job 31 Injustice
  23. 23. Avoiding Evil Job 31 Injustice
  24. 24. Avoiding Evil Job 31
  25. 25. Avoiding Evil Job 31 Rejoice at fall of enemy
  26. 26. Avoiding Evil Job 31 Rejoice at fall of enemy
  27. 27. Avoiding Evil Job 31
  28. 28. Avoiding Evil Job 31 Hiding iniquity
  29. 29. Avoiding Evil Job 31 Hiding iniquity
  30. 30. Avoiding Evil Job 31
  31. 31. Avoiding Evil Job 31 Abusing
  32. 32. Avoiding Evil Job 31 Abusing
  33. 33. 2. Keep hoping.
  34. 34. Hopelessness...
  35. 35. “Let the day perish on which I was born, and the night that said, ‘A man is conceived.’” — Job 3.3
  36. 36. A mediator
  37. 37. “For He is not a man, as I am, that I might answer Him, that we should come to trial together.” — Job 9.32
  38. 38. Struggling for hope.
  39. 39. My Redeemer lives.
  40. 40. 3. Remember God’s Purpose
  41. 41. Why me?
  42. 42. How did Job react?
  43. 43. “Naked I came from my mother's womb, and naked shall I return. The Lord gave, and the Lord has taken away; blessed be the name of the Lord.” — Job 1.21
  44. 44. “You speak as one of the foolish women would speak. Shall we receive good from God, and shall we not receive evil?” — Job 2.10
  45. 45. “He would pay attention to me.” — Job 23.6
  46. 46. “But He knows the way that I take; when he has tried me, I shall come out as gold.” — Job 23.10
  47. 47. “For He will complete what He appoints for me, and many such things are in His mind.” — Job 23.14
  48. 48. “You have heard of the steadfastness of Job” — James 5.11
  49. 49. “and you have see the purpose of the Lord, how the Lord is compassionate and merciful.” — James 5.11
  50. 50. “and you have see the purpose of the Lord, how the Lord is compassionate and merciful.” — James 5.11
  51. 51. Job’s Steadfastness
  52. 52. Job’s Steadfastness Do Right
  53. 53. Job’s Steadfastness Do Right Hope
  54. 54. Job’s Steadfastness Do Right Hope Purpose of God
  55. 55. “Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, . . .” — James 1.2
  56. 56. “for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness.” — James 1.3
  57. 57. “And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.” — James 1.4
  58. 58. “Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, . . .” — James 1.2
  59. 59. Compiled and Presented by: The Victory Belongs to the Lord Dave Stewart 19 October, 2008 Las Cruces, NM #06 www.churchofchristmiranda.com The Power of Steadfastness Lessons from Job Synopsis: Steadfastness (courageous endurance) is vital for God’s people if they want to grow in their faith. Job provides an inspiring example of steadfastness, and three helps to being steadfast: Do what is right; Hope; and Remember God’s purpose. “Unless otherwise indicated, all Scripture quotations are from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version, copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a division of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.” “Let all that you do be done with love.”
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