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John OBrien

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Tuesday, 24 July 2012 22:00

The life teachings found in the book of Job

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john-obrienWhat Job Learned About God:

God is in control of everything. - 12:1-25 ; 12:13-25 ; 23:13-14

The things that Job wanted God to do:

  • Stop the pain! - 13:20-24
  • Explain "Why?" - 13:20-24 ; 23:2-
  • Furnish a mediator between him and God to argue Job's condition. - 9:32-35 ; 16:21
  • See that Job was innocent - 27:3-6
Tuesday, 24 July 2012 22:00

Job 1-3

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john-obrienThe book of Job is the oldest book of the Bible. But that does not mean it is out of date. When you read it, sit down and get confortable and read it at one sitting. It will fascinate you. The Old Teatament has been divided according to content. There are five books of the Old Testament are commonly called the "Books of Poetry".


These are :

  • Job
  • Psalms
  • Proverbs
  • Ecclesiastes
  • Song of Solomon

These are not books of poetry. Rather the classification comes from the style of writing in Hebrew. These are “Poetic” stype of writing compared to the narriative stype of writing.

Tuesday, 24 July 2012 22:00

Overview Of The Book Of Job

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john-obrienIn the process of reading the first three chapters of Job and the rest of Job, take note with pen and paper on the following happenings:

Job’s Terrible Misfortunes :

Friday, 24 February 2012 22:00

The power of influence

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john-obrienInfluence is invisible, mysterious and powerful. Many people whom have had a powerful influence on my life, actions and thinking have never met me. But now, even 10, 20 or 30 years later their influence still clings to me. It pulls and it bonds.

Wednesday, 22 February 2012 22:00

The Vision of Leadership

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john-obrienYou were chosen to be a leader of His people, because of your selfless yielding to His will. You received an idea, an vision. You were given the vision, you did not originate it. It came out of your relationship with God. This relationship was formed and shaped through prayer and communication with God. God is telling you what He wants done in His local church that you have been placed in a leadership role.

Saturday, 04 February 2012 22:00

What is a Christian Nation?

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john-obrienEver since I was a child, I have heard of Americas’ story. America was founded by individuals who came here to escape religious intolerance. From there it was related to me that America was founded on “Christian Principles” From there the equation is: America equals Christian equals the reason why American has the leading role in the world. It is not easy to put a definition on the term Christian nation that would be acceptable in logic and in fact. One person remarked: Why do we need to define any nation as “Christian”, that is “Christ like”?

The security of all Christian is the reliable, unshaken, dependable, Kingdom of God. Nothing else can or will match that.