May the day of my birth perish,and the night that said, a boy is conceived. Job loses all of his worldly goods, his children and servants, as well as his health. In the new testament, the apostle peter states that the elect are gods own special people i peter 2. It sure was, and it was right in the mans own backyard. How the oldest book of the bible answers todays scientific questions. The kingdom of god is worth far more than anything else.
Internet verse search commentaries word analysis itl. Hidden treasures in the book of job shows that the bible is an accurate predictor of scientific discoveries and a trustworthy source of scientific information, and that both the book of scripture and the book of nature are consistent both internally and externally. In the old testament, god calls israel his special treasure exodus 19. As professor lee remarks, from the great instability of all eastern governments, treasures were in eastern countries often hid away book of. Job speaks after this, job opened his mouth and cursed the day of his birth. The kingdom of heaven is like treasure that was hidden in a.
They search for death more eagerly than for hidden treasure. Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant seeking fine pearls, and upon finding one pearl of great value, he went and sold all that he had and bought it. There is a hidden treasure in the bible that will eliminate much confusion. Hidden treasure when we concluded the sermon two weeks ago it may have seemed somewhat overwhelming to think that satan would go to such extremes to derail the church as a whole, and to derail us as individual members of the church. Hidden treasures in the book of job baker publishing group. Hidden treasure when we concluded the sermon two weeks ago it may have seemed somewhat overwhelming to think that satan would go to such extremes to derail the church as a whole, and. The wisdom of job deals with understanding pain, suffering, and loss, as well as mans relationship with a sovereign lord.
Hidden treasures in the book of job, hugh ross hyperphysics. He said, i wish the day i was born would be lost forever. Then because of joy he went and sold all that he had and bought that field. The kingdom of heaven is like treasure that was hidden in a field. How the oldest book of the bible answers todays scientific questions by hugh ross december 19. The treasure of god is jesus christ who came into the world to save us from our sins. Even in job, the oldest book in the world, we read that the bitter in soul dig for death more earnestly than for hid treasures job 3. The point is not only that the object sought is valuable, but that the effort will be demanding but rewarding. In the last few verses of the book of acts israel as a nation was pronounced blind and deaf. When a man found it, he hid it again, and then in his joy went and sold.
To most it would seem an absurd notionbut not to job. The prose prologue chapters one and two and the epilogue 42. And but come death dig does for hidden is it long more none not search than that there those to treasure treasures who ot poetry. Christ the third person of the trinity was made man and became god incarnate. Job helps us resolve nearly all the genesis creation controversies. How the oldest book in the bible answers todays scientific questions. Hidden treasures in the book of job shows that the bible is an accurate predictor of scientific discoveries and a trustworthy source. Job 3 niv bible after this, job opened his mouth and. If we approach the word of god like a hidden treasure, we gain total access to the knowledge or riches of god. Previous book previous chapter read the full chapter next chapter next book. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. With careful consideration and exegesis, internationallyknown astrophysicist and christian apologist hugh ross adds yet another compelling argument to the case for the veracity of the biblical commentary on the history of the universe, earth, life, and humanity.
Job curses the day he was born then job opened his mouth and cursed the day he was born. Job speaks 1 after this, job opened his mouth and cursed the day of his birth. Hugh ross, well known oldearth creationist and president of reasons to believe, has given us a gem of a book with hidden treasures in the book of job baker books, 2011. Ross is a christian astronomer who doesnt want to avoid issues of origins. Hidden treasures in the book of job reasons to believe. The treasure is a symbol of the members of the church. There is not another comparison within the whole compass of human actions so vivid as this. The parable of the hidden treasure the kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field, which a man found and covered up. Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. The names used come from both the old testasment hebrew bible and new testament. The kingdom of heaven is like a treasure hidden in the field, which a man found and hid again. Hidden treasure bible schoolfree bible lessons by email or postal mail. The book of job is one of the literary masterpieces of all time, and provides a profound discussion on the suffering of a just man. Nov 14, 2018 the treasure of man comes at a high cost, and does not last, but the treasure of god lasts for ever, and it comes free.
The parable of the hidden treasure matthew the bible. Man searches for treasure, but god is looking for man to deliver his treasure to him. Job 3, new international version niv the bible app. Seeking adventure, digging up a treasure, gaining your fortune.
Hugh ross phd, university of toronto is founder and president of reasons to believe. Job was blameless, meaning no sin was found in him. The bible is the greatest mystery thriller ever written, as there are several mysteries presented for our discovery. In christ are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge. The children will discover that wisdom is a hidden treasure given by god. One has to work hard to find a hidden treasure, and in the same way, we have to work hard to find and understand gods truths.
How the oldest book in the bible answers todays scientific questions reasons to believe at. Hidden treasures in the book of job shows that the bible is an accurate predictor of scientific discoveries and a trustworthy source of scientific information, and that the book of scripture and the book of nature are consistent both internally and externally. This is a very easy way to study the bible which you can do at your own pace in the comfort of your. The book of job is one of the wisdom books of the old testament, along with psalms, proverbs, ecclesiastes, and the song of solomon. Hidden treasure in the book of job was quite the enjoyable and exciting book to read. The bible shows us that the greatest treasure we can ever unearth is what comes from seeking god and his kingdom. There is a substantial hidden treasure in the bible. The letters in bold reveal the solution to the paragraph with 16 names of the 66 canonical bible books hidden in it. Just a few scriptures that mention treasure are as follows. The angel known as the satan hebrew for the adversary, as told in the book of job, challenges god to test the devotion and piety of the righteous man job. It was first prepared for a childrens church setting but would work well as sunday school lesson about wisdom. Then in his joy he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field. Ross may have reasons for interpreting this section of scripture as he does.
Sep 08, 2011 how the oldest book in the bible answers todays scientific questions. Hidden treasures in the book of job shows that the bible is an accurate. Bible treasure hunt 8week childrens ministry curriculum. The climax in the series of conditions is reached in this verse. Reasons to believe hidden treasures in the book of job. I once made a re mark about the hidden books of the bible merely by a f luke. After all, desperate times call for desperate measures.951 748 616 752 742 632 970 1203 693 228 1521 852 894 1633 1623 680 147 330 1159 128 949 496 814 1181 356 1317 691 522 550 1381 990 497 674 1338 632 875 89 811 973 562 1465 1267 437