When Things Go Wrong
A Study from the Book of Job
When things go wrong ..
 Worship Him
 Look to God
 Reach out to hurting people
 Wait for God’s help
Look to God
Things will go wrong in life
Many will offer advice
Prayer should be your first reaction
Focus
What’s the big idea?
 Everyone goes through hard times
Why does it matter?
 Look to God otherwise you will despa...
The Book of Job
Oldest Book in Bible
Author: Unknown
Job: Lived during or before Abraham
Memory Work and Drills!
Isaiah 41:10
So do not fear, for I am with you;

Do not be dismayed, for I am your
God.

I will strengthen you and help yo...
Psalms 20:7
Some trust in chariots and some in
horses,

But we trust in the name of the Lord
our God.
Psalms 127:1
Unless the Lord builds the
house,
 the builders labor in vain.

Unless the Lord watches over the
city,
 the g...
Numbers 6:24-26
The Lord bless you and keep you
The Lord make His face shine upon
you and be gracious to you
The Lord turn...
Jeremiah 29:11
For I know the plans I have
for you,” declares the Lord,
“plans to prosper you and
not to harm you, plans t...
Memory Work and Drills!
Isaiah 41:10
Psalms 20:7
Psalms 127:1
Numbers 6:24-26Jer 29:11
Psalms 23
Genesis
Exodus
Leviticus
Numbers
Deuteronomy
Joshua
Judges
Ruth
1 Samuel
2 Samuel
1 Kings
2 Kings
1
Chronicles
2
Chronicle...
Look to God
Things will go wrong in life
Many will offer advice
Prayer should be your first reaction
In life things will go
wrong
5 minutes
Telling a story
Job 14:1-2
“Mortals, born of woman, are of
few days and full of trouble.
They spring up like flowers and
wither away; like...
John 16:33
“I have told you these things, so
that in me you may have peace.
In this world you will have trouble.
But take ...
Look to God
Things will go wrong in life
Many will offer advice
Prayer should be your first reaction
Whose’s Advice?
Quotes
1) Whom God would use greatly He will hurt deeply
2) Truly You are a God who hides Himself
3) Live ...
WHOSE’S ADVICE?
Quotes Source
Whom God would use greatly He will hurt deeply A. W. Tozer
Truly You are a God who hides Him...
Some Friends you
have!
Read what each of these friends advised and
counter them from God’s word.
• Job 4: 7-9 Eliphaz
• Jo...
EVERYONE HAS AN
OPINION
• Job 4: 7-9 Only Sinful people have problems
• Job 8: 3-4 Bad things happen because you’re
sinnin...
EVERYONE HAS AN
OPINION
• Job 4: 7-9 Only Sinful people have problems
Rom 8: 28 In all things God works for the good of
th...
EVERYONE HAS AN
OPINION
• Job 11:13-15 Your problems will end if you stop
sinning
1 John 1: 9 If we confess our sins, he i...
Look to God
Things will go wrong in life
Many will offer advice
Prayer should be your first reaction
Heb 4:16
Let us then approach God’s
throne of grace with confidence,
so that we may receive mercy
and find grace to help u...
Look to God
If you are looking for God
when you are in trouble, you
are already too late!
Enter into God’s
Presence
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For Teenagers: When Things Go Wrong - Look To God

  1. 1. When Things Go Wrong A Study from the Book of Job
  2. 2. When things go wrong ..  Worship Him  Look to God  Reach out to hurting people  Wait for God’s help
  3. 3. Look to God Things will go wrong in life Many will offer advice Prayer should be your first reaction
  4. 4. Focus What’s the big idea?  Everyone goes through hard times Why does it matter?  Look to God otherwise you will despair How do I live it?  Trust God no matter how hard
  5. 5. The Book of Job Oldest Book in Bible Author: Unknown Job: Lived during or before Abraham
  6. 6. Memory Work and Drills!
  7. 7. Isaiah 41:10 So do not fear, for I am with you;
 Do not be dismayed, for I am your God.
 I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.
  8. 8. Psalms 20:7 Some trust in chariots and some in horses,
 But we trust in the name of the Lord our God.
  9. 9. Psalms 127:1 Unless the Lord builds the house,
 the builders labor in vain.
 Unless the Lord watches over the city,
 the guards stand watch in vain.
  10. 10. Numbers 6:24-26 The Lord bless you and keep you The Lord make His face shine upon you and be gracious to you The Lord turn His face toward you and give you peace.
  11. 11. Jeremiah 29:11 For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”
  12. 12. Memory Work and Drills! Isaiah 41:10 Psalms 20:7 Psalms 127:1 Numbers 6:24-26Jer 29:11 Psalms 23
  13. 13. Genesis Exodus Leviticus Numbers Deuteronomy Joshua Judges Ruth 1 Samuel 2 Samuel 1 Kings 2 Kings 1 Chronicles 2 Chronicles Ezra Nehemiah Esther Job Psalm Proverbs Ecclesiastics Song of Songs Isaiah Jeremiah Lamentations Ezekial Daniel Hosea Joel Amos Obadiah Jonah Micah Nahum Habakkuk Zephaniah Haggai Zechariah Malachi Matthew Mark Luke John Acts Romans 1 Corinthians 2 Corinthians Galatians Ephesians Philippians Colossians 1 Thessalonians 2 Thessalonians 1 Timothy 2 Timothy Titus Philemon Hebrews James 1 Peter 2 Peter 1 John 2 John 3 John Jude Revelation To churches To individuals
  14. 14. Look to God Things will go wrong in life Many will offer advice Prayer should be your first reaction
  15. 15. In life things will go wrong 5 minutes Telling a story
  16. 16. Job 14:1-2 “Mortals, born of woman, are of few days and full of trouble. They spring up like flowers and wither away; like fleeting shadows, they do not endure”
  17. 17. John 16:33 “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” Jesus said there WILL be trouble, but He has overcome!
  18. 18. Look to God Things will go wrong in life Many will offer advice Prayer should be your first reaction
  19. 19. Whose’s Advice? Quotes 1) Whom God would use greatly He will hurt deeply 2) Truly You are a God who hides Himself 3) Live every day as if it were your last 4) He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain that which he cannot lose 5) There are many who preach Christ, but not so many who live Christ. My great aim will be to live Christ 6) If you seek Him, He will let you find Him; but if you forsake Him, He will reject you forever." 7) They made me the keeper of the vineyards, but my own vineyard have I not kept 8) God help those who helped themselves Which of these advices are truly from God’s Word?
  20. 20. WHOSE’S ADVICE? Quotes Source Whom God would use greatly He will hurt deeply A. W. Tozer Truly You are a God who hides Himself Isaiah 45:15 Live every day as if it were your last Marcus Aurelius He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain that which he cannot lose Jim Elliot There are many who preach Christ, but not so many who live Christ. C. Chapman If you seek Him, He will let you find Him; but if you forsake Him, He will reject you forever." 1 Chronicles 28:9 They made me the keeper of the vineyards, but my own vineyard have I not kept Song of Solomon 1:6 God help those who helped themselves unknown
  21. 21. Some Friends you have! Read what each of these friends advised and counter them from God’s word. • Job 4: 7-9 Eliphaz • Job 8: 3-4 Bildad & Zophar • Job 11:13-15 Bildad & Zophar • Job 35:12-16 Elihu
  22. 22. EVERYONE HAS AN OPINION • Job 4: 7-9 Only Sinful people have problems • Job 8: 3-4 Bad things happen because you’re sinning • Job 11:13-15 Your problems will end if you stop sinning • Job 35:12-16 Why should God listen to you, anyway?
  23. 23. EVERYONE HAS AN OPINION • Job 4: 7-9 Only Sinful people have problems Rom 8: 28 In all things God works for the good of those who love him • Job 8: 3-4 Bad things happen because you’re sinning Rom 8: 38 For I am convinced that neither death nor life …nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.
  24. 24. EVERYONE HAS AN OPINION • Job 11:13-15 Your problems will end if you stop sinning 1 John 1: 9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness • Job 35:12-16 Why should God listen to you, anyway? Psalm 34:15 The eyes of the Lord are on the righteous, and his ears are attentive to their cry
  25. 25. Look to God Things will go wrong in life Many will offer advice Prayer should be your first reaction
  26. 26. Heb 4:16 Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need
  27. 27. Look to God If you are looking for God when you are in trouble, you are already too late!
  28. 28. Enter into God’s Presence 5 minutes

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