Job 1:6-12; 2:3-6; Luke 22:31-34
- Job had faith in God, but God also had enough faith in Job to bring up his name with Satan.
- Jesus also showed faith in Peter that he could defeat Satan.
- Even after being tempted, we have the power to come back to God.
Temptation to sin (I Corinthians 9-10; James 4)
- I Corinthians 10:13 – God promises that we can endure any temptation!
- James 4:7 – God has made it so we can beat the devil every time if we choose to do so.
Persecution (James 1; II Timothy 3)
- God allows trials because He has faith that we can handle it!
- II Timothy 3:14-15 – Timothy, you have what you need!
Terrible circumstances (Job 17; Romans 8)
- Job 17:1 – We may have felt like Job at some point.
- Romans 8:18
- When terrible circumstances come, it is a compliment from God because He knows we can handle it.
Job 1:11; 2:5
- The devil is rooting for us to fail!