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The Book of Job: Application of the Book of Job (30 of 30) Dr. John Walton

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The Book of Job: Application of the Book of Job (30 of 30) Dr. John Walton

"Biblical eLearning ( presents: Dr. John Walton (Ph.D. Hebrew Union College) has taught for many years at Wheaton College after twenty years on the faculty of Moody Bible Institute. He has published major commentaries on Genesis and Job in the NIVAC series. His Old Testament textbook, A Survey of the Old Testament, is used in colleges across the country. He has also shaped the thinking of Christians in the area of ancient Near Eastern backgrounds in his IVP Background Commentary and the Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary and more recently his books: Lost World of Scripture (IVP), Genesis 1 as Ancient Cosmology (Eisenbrauns), Ancient Near Eastern Thought and the Old Testament (Baker) and many others. I invite you to click on the "CC" [Closed Captioning] to turn on/off the Closed Captioning option. Outline: 00:23 Introduction: Application not Action Point but Thinking Points 1:53 Being Prepared for Suffering 4:20 Job is Not for Bringing Us Comfort 5:01 Job Teaches Acceptance and Encourages Thinking Points 7:46 God is not Picayune 8:59 God is Not Accountable to Us 9:18 God is not a Chaos Creature 9:53 Should Not Vindicate Ourselves at God's Expense 10:13 Manipulating God is a Bad Idea 10:51 We Can't Make Demands on God 12:44 Disinterested Righteousness 14:55 1 Peter 3.15 An Answer for Hope in Context of Suffering 16:55 God's Wisdom and Our Trust Response 17:41 The Shack: God is Good 20:25 Rom. 11:33-35: Depths of His Wisdom 23:05 End" from video introduction.


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