Flashcards in Discuss confrontation between Lord and Job Deck (5)
Yahweh defends His cosmic design
-the universe was not created exclusively for man's use
-the natural world through it is beyond man's ability to comprehend, reveals a moral order with pattern and meaning
-It is interesting to see what God doesn't do
What God doesn't do
-He doesn't give Job any answers
-He doesn't apologize for being silent so long
-He doesn't offer any information about what went on with satan
-Doesn't ackowlege that Job had been through deep struggles
Theophany and Summons
-Yahweh visits Job in person, not in a theophany
-"Why are you using your ignorance to deny my providence?"
-God asks Job 77 questions
*first set: "Can you control my creation?"
*second set: "Can you change or subdue MY creation"
Questions asked to Job
-questions concerning earth and sea
-questions concerning the dawn, darkness and the netherworld
-questions concerning the phenomena of the heavens
-Questions concerning the kingdom of the wild