• Proverbs teaches that obedience brings blessings, while disobedience results in sufferings.
    • How would you express the teaching of the Book of Job? Does Job’s book come closer to Proverbs or Ecclesiastes?  What would be the consequences for God if Job had failed the test?
  • Sometimes in life bad things happen to apparently good people.
    • Why do righteous people suffer? List some of the answers you have heard proposed. Which ones make the most sense? Is the primary purpose of Job’s book to answer the problem of suffering? Or, is the author trying to show how we can be faithful in the midst of suffering and pain