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Job 19:1-29     Job is at his breaking point ; his debate with his three friends has reached the temperature of the Sun, so to speak!  At the heart of Job’s pain is his so-called three comforters and the big question of “Is God for me, or is He against me?”  Under the assaulting words of his friends, his faith appeared to be ready to collapse under the weight of his trials.  Here is…  A man that is at his breaking point due to his suffering and is ready to collapse under the weight of his trials.  A man who has felt the fiery condemnation of three friends and their skewed theological view of truth.  A man who feels that this isn’t fair and that he has been abandoned by God in all this. Steve Lawson said “If ever there were a time when faith was faltering on the brink of failure, this was the time. ”  Satan had gambled that this breaking point would come to Job, as he tries to convince a holy God in the opening chapters.  But what Satan doesn’t understand is this! God


Job 18:1-21 Voltaire , the French philosopher of the eighteen century was lying on his deathbed. Addressing his doctor, the bitter author said “I am abandoned by God and man. I will give you half of what I am worth if you will give me six months’ life.” The doctor replied , “Sir, you cannot live six weeks.” To which Voltaire responded , “Then I shall go to Hell, and you will go with me.”  Soon thereafter, he died into a Christless state and entered Hades.  “The wicked perish without hope,  because they die without God.” Steve Lawson said “Know God, know hope. No God, no hope . Sinners without God have nothing to hang on to when encompassed by death. Far worse, they have no one to hang on to them…no Savior, no Redeemer, no Conqueror of death.” It is a sad thing to fall into the hands of the Living God, which is why Hell exists. It’s the eternal judgment of God for the ones who do not believe.  Jesus said “and throw them into the fiery furnace. In that place