Taking The Good With The Bad
Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27
from the book
Out Of The Whirlwind
First Lesson Sermons For Sundays After Pentecost (Last Third)
John A. Stroman
Job 1:1; 2:1-10
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Once upon a time in the land of Uz there was a man whose name was Job. He was a man of sterling character who always sought to do the right thing. Above all he had respect for God and hated evil with a passion. His family consisted of seven sons and three daughters. God had blessed Job not only with a large family but he possessed seven thousand sheep, three thousand camels, five hundred yoke of oxen, five hundred donkeys, and numerous servants who cared for his enormous amount of livestock. He had the respect of all the people in the east and enjoyed not only a good reputation, but he was enjoying the good life. Everything was going Job's way. He seemed to have the Midas touch, turning opportunity into fortune.
Job enjoyed his family. He took pride in them and their accomplishments. Throughout the community he was known as a family man who always had time for ...
This Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 sermon, Taking The Good With The Bad, is based on Job 1:1; 2:1-10 and relates to Proper 22 | Ordinary Time 27 of Cycle B of the lectionary. This sermon is excerpted from the book Out Of The Whirlwind . SermonSuite offers online sermons and professionally published sermons, lectionary sermons, non-lectionary sermons, children's sermons, sermon illustrations, worship resources, preaching resources, sermons on prayer, prayers, Christian drama, lectionary worship, lectionary workbooks and homilies. ...