Fatherly Discipline: The Elihu Speech

What Elihu says about God's providence or complete control is mainly in keeping with the rest of the Bible but there are some bugs in his presentation. He's kind of a comic figure… he makes us wonder if telling a man in extreme pain and suffering unimaginable loss, we wonder if telling that person that God is in control of everything – including this misery – IS that approach going to help a suffering person? Should YOU, for instance, use this approach in counseling or comforting people in deep agony or pain, "Hey, God's in control!"

Today, the doctrine of providence in the poems of Elihu:

  1. Providence
  2. Benevolent Providence
  3. Benevolent, Mysterious Providence
Jun 2, 2024
Sunday Service
Job 32-37
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