Job’s Last Address to the Friends (chapters 26 and 27)
Job sarcastically thanks the friends for their wise words, which he doesn’t think were wise at all.
I. Sarcastic Introduction
A. Job sarcastically thanks the friends for their wise words, which he doesn’t think were wise at all.
II. The Power of God
A. Job declares the power of God over the earth, heaven and the places of the dead.
III. Job Refuses to Make a Hollow Confession of Sin
A. Job knows that he doesn’t deserve God punishing him like this and he is not willing to lie by confessing to something he hasn’t done.
IV. Job Declares that God Will Oppose His Enemies
A. Job may be referring to his enemies in general as well as the three friends.
V. The Fate of the Wicked
VI. Unexpected Nature of This Passage
VII. Arguments For Attributing This Dialogue to Job
VIII. The Three Cycles of Debate Describe Two Different Spiritual Journeys
A. The friends