"Psalm 23," John August Swanson. Used by permission from the artist.
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Preaching Series on Job (1 of 5)
Job 1:1-22 Commentary
by Kathryn M. Schifferdecker
Notes for a five-week preaching series on Job.1
These are suggested passages from the book of Job to be used for a sermon series. I've sketched a few ideas for each week, but you may very well want to look at other resources on Job:
Week 1 (June 7, 2020) Job 1:1-22
The story of Job begins. We are introduced to this righteous man and to the wager between God and the Satan. ("The Satan" in the book of Job is a title rather than a name. In chs. 1-2, the word always occurs with the definite article. The Satan's job is to investigate human beings ...
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2019-20 Worship resources
The narrative lectionary is a four-year cycle of readings. Read more.
NL229: Preaching Series on Job
June 07, 2020
This rebroadcast of a 2016 podcast discusses the Narrative Lectionary preaching series on Job. Note that this podcast covers the entire series. In this recording they refer to a six-week series, but the summer 2020 version of the preaching series has been adapted to a five-week series spanning June 7 - July 5, 2020.