OceanSide church of Christ

1. Lesson One, Introduction
I. BIBLE EXAMPLES OF BAD THINGS HAPPENING TO GOOD PEOPLE
II. FOUR REALITIES PERTINENT TO OUR STUDY
III. MANíS ASSUMPTION IN SUFFERING: God is to blame!
2. Lesson Two, Reasons 1 & 2
I. WE SUFFER SO AN UNSEEN VICTORY CAN BE WON
II. WE SUFFER TO EXPAND OUR PERSPECTIVE OF GOD
3. Lesson Three, Reasons 3 & 4
I. WE SUFFER TO DEEPEN OUR HUMILITY BEFORE GOD
II. WE SUFFER TO PRODUCE GREATER INTIMACY WITH GOD
4. Lesson Four, Reasons 5 & 6
I. WE SUFFER TO PREPARE US FOR GREATER BLESSINGS
II. WE SUFFER TO POSITIION US FOR HIGHER PROMOTION
5. Lesson Five, Reason 7
I. WE SUFFER SO GOD CAN BRING SOMETHING WONDERFUL TO OUR LIVES
6. Lesson Six, Reasons 8 & 9
I. WE SUFFER TO SPREAD GODíS PERSON, MESSAGE, AND KINGDOM
II. WE SUFFER TO MAKE US RELY UPON GOD MORE
7. Lesson Seven, Reasons 10 & 11
I. WE SUFFER IN ORDER TO HELP US GROW
II. WE SUFFER TO REMIND US WE ARE NOT HOME YET.
8. Lesson Eight, Reasons 12 & 13
I. WE SUFFER TO BE CONFORMED INTO THE IMAGE OF GODíS SON
II. WE SUFFER TO REMIND US THAT WE ARE THE BODY OF CHRIST
9. Lesson Nine, Reasons 14 & 15
I. WE SUFFER SO WE WILL BE EQUIPPED FOR FURTHER MINISTRY
II. WE SUFFER TO REMOVE OUR SELF-SUFFICIENCY
10. Lesson Ten, Reasons 16 & 17
I. BAD THINGS HAPPEN TO EXPAND OUR EVANGELICAL EFFORTS.
II. TO PROMOTE US TO GREATER GLORY
11. Lesson Eleven, Reasons 18 & 19
I. WE SUFFER IN ORDER TO RECEIVE INSTRUCTION FROM GOD
II. WE SUFFER TO DRIVE US TO OUR KNEES IN PRAYER
12. Lesson Twelve, Reason 20
I. I PETER 1:6-9
II. THE REFINING OF GOLD
III. COMMENTS
IV. A BIBLE EXAMPLE OF REFINING FAITH: JOSEPH
13. Lesson Thirteen, Final Thoughts
I. JOB RESPONDED WITH WORSHIP (Job. 1:20-21)
II. JOB RESPONDED WITHOUT A SENSE OF ENTITLEMENT (Job 2:9-10)
III. JOB RESPONDED WITHOUT SINNING, LOSING HIS INTEGRITY, OR CURSING GOD
IV. JOB RESPONDED REFUSING TO GIVE UP ON LIFE OR GOD (Job. 13:15)
V. JOB RESPONDED WITH QUESTIONS
VI. JOB RESPONDED WITH GENUINE GRIEF (Job 6:1-3).
VII. JOB RESPONDED WITH PRAYERS FOR OTHERS (Job 42:10)
VIII. JOB RESPONDED WITH A DESIRE FOR A MEDIATOR (Job 9:33)
Why Bad Things Happen
1. Lesson One, Introduction
2. Lesson Two, Reasons 1 & 2
3. Lesson Three, Reasons 3 & 4
4. Lesson Four, Reasons 5 & 6
5. Lesson Five, Reason 7
6. Lesson Six, Reasons 8 & 9
7. Lesson Seven, Reasons 10 & 11
8. Lesson Eight, Reasons 12 & 13
9. Lesson Nine, Reasons 14 & 15
10. Lesson Ten, Reasons 16 & 17
11. Lesson Eleven, Reasons 18 & 19
12. Lesson Twelve, Reason 20
13. Lesson Thirteen, Final Thoughts