Sermons from October 2015

A Reformed Imagination

Job 42:1-6, 10-16 Mark 10:46-52 Today, we conclude our journey with Job. As we’ve seen, the Book of Job doesn’t fully solve the problem of evil or suffering. Job recognizes that some answers are simply wrong: Job asserts that suffering is not God’s will nor is it the result of divine punishment. While Job affirms […]

Wisdom in the Whirlwind

Job 38:1-7, 34-41 Hebrews 5:7-10 The riddle of suffering compels us to ask “What kind of world do we live in? Is the world aimless and valueless? Are we the products of random causes, trying to find some meaning in a silent and meaningless universe? Do our lives matter or with our deaths and the […]

The Riddle of Suffering

Job 1:1; 2:1-10 Thirty years ago, Kate’s parents were traveling in Israel. During their stay in Jerusalem, they wanted to see as many holy sites as possible and so one day, they were planning to make an early start. Just as they were about to get on the appointed bus, they encountered some fellow tourists […]