Results in the Book of Job

Why Do Good People Suffer?

Howard Vanderwell
Air Date: February 28, 2010
Bible Verse: Job 1, 2

Excerpt: You know it’s so important to remember that Job really was a good man. And, yes, like so many of us, Job knew about suffering first hand. Dr. Richard Selzer is a surgeon. And he has written a book for young doctors in which he addresses our experience of suffering. …

Is Pain A Punishment?

Duane Kelderman
Air Date: September 27, 2009
Bible Verse: Job 4, Psalm 103:10

Excerpt: Last time we considered the age—old question of the sufferer: WHY? Why do people suffer? If God is good and all—powerful, then why do bad things happen all the time? Last time we explored what it means to live by faith, to believe even when we do not see; and …


Duane Kelderman
Air Date: September 20, 2009
Bible Verse: Job 38:1-21

Excerpt: The hour is late. Visiting hours are over. The Intensive Care waiting room is quiet now. Only a few people remain—sleeping, keeping vigil, waiting for the latest report on their loved ones. All day long, families have huddled in the corners, exchanging stories on how their loved ones are doing, …

The Wild Kingdom

David Feddes
Air Date: May 23, 2004
Bible Verse: Job 41:5-10

Excerpt: Have you ever thought to yourself that if God is real, he ought to do a better job of running the world? Have you ever wondered why God would allow so much sadness and pain, rather than making sure nothing bad ever happened? Have you ever wished that God would …

What’s The Question?

David Feddes
Air Date: January 26, 2003
Bible Verse: Job 14:14

Excerpt: I’m not a big fan of bumper sticker religion. Sometimes you see cars with religious messages on the bumper, and some of you may have such messages on your own car. If so, that’s okay. I’m not against Christians using bumper stickers to let others know they’re Christians. But there’s …

The Impatience Of Job

David Feddes
Air Date: January 19, 2003
Bible Verse: Job 21:4

Excerpt: What would you think of a man who wished he was never born and wanted to die? Suppose he said, “I will complain in the bitterness of my soul“(7:11), and asked God, “Does it please you to oppress me? while you smile on the schemes of the wicked?“ (10:3). What …

No Matter What

David Feddes
Air Date: January 12, 2003
Bible Verse: Job 2:10

Excerpt: He was the greatest man in his part of the world. He was the greatest in success and achievement, with a thriving family, many people working for him, and enormous wealth. He was also the greatest in personal character: devoted to God, opposed to evil, a shining example of integrity, …

Priceless Education

David Feddes
Air Date: September 16, 2001
Bible Verse: Job 28:15, 18

Excerpt: How much money does it take to buy a good education?The people of Kansas City might want to answer that. Back in the 1980s Kansas City had one of the most underfunded and worst—performing big—city education systems in the United States. But in 1985 a federal judge ordered an overhaul …