Job 19:25-27 WHAT I DO KNOW I LIKE
Intro: Ill. He trials and troubles of Job. These verses mark a turning point in the life
and attitude of Job. He has been kind of a gloomy Gus, having his little pity parties,
but here and hereafter, he gets his eyes on the big picture. He begins to look beyond
the here and now to some things that are settles, some things that will never change,
some things he can rejoice in. There are some sure blessings here for us tonight.
When life is rough and you feel defeated, there are some sure facts that can bring you
joy in the midst of the storm. I donít know much, but what I do know, I like! Let
me share some of these things with you today.
I. v.25a I KNOW ABOUT A REDEEMER
A. A Personal Knowledge - (Ill. I, Me) (Ill. The Redeemer, the Redemption and
B. A Powerful Knowledge - Life changing! Canít drink from this well and
remain the same!
C. Privileged Knowledge - I know Him and He knows me! He knows me and
He still loves me!
II. v. 25b I KNOW ABOUT RETURNER
A. He Promise - John 14:1-3; Rev. 22:20
B. His Power - Matt. 28:18
1. To Rapture - 1 Thes. 4:16-18; 1 Cor. 15:51-52
2. To Reign - Rev. 19:11-16
C. His Performance - He is able to do all He has promised to do! Rom. 4:21;
III. v. 26 I KNOW ABOUT A RESURRECTION
A. A Departure - Heb. 9:27 - Ill. John 11:25-26; 2 Tim. 4:6 - (Departure =
Nautical - To loose a ship from the dock and set sail,
Military - To Take down the tent
Traveler - To put the horse in the barn
Legal - To nchain the prisoner
Christians never die they just go home!
B. A Decomposition - Ill. The body will return to the elements that it came from -
Gen. 3:19. (Ill. But that doesnít mean there will be any soul sleep!)
C. A Deliverer - Ill. This body is going to rise! (1 Cor. 15:12-23!) (Ill. The body
shall live, be changed and shall see God!)
IV. v. 27 I KNOW ABOUT A REUNION
A. Personal - (Ill. Jobís pronoun usage!) (John 17:24; Rev. 22:4!) (Ill. Psa. 17:15)
Iím going to see Jesus!
B. Perpetual - 1 Thes. 4:17. (Ill. Psa. 73:24 - Going home!)
Conc: Ill. ďReins be consumed within me,Ē literally means, I am overwhelmed by
the thought of it! I am too, but I sure do find a lot of comfort, hope and strength in
the thought of it. Yeah, I donít know much, but what I do know, I like!
Sermon By Alan Carr