If A Man Die, Shall He Live Again? (3 of 16) by Ken Trivette

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IF A MAN DIE, SHALL HE LIVE AGAIN? (3 of 16)
Series: Great Questions from the Bible
Ken D. Trivette
Job 14:14
10/28/01

Outline
I. THE BREVITY OF LIFE!
A. Satiated In Darkness
B. Short in Duration
II. THE REALITY OF DEATH!
A. A Factual Matter
B. A Future Matter
III. THE CERTAINTY OF LIFE AFTER DEATH!
A. Our Transformation In the Life To Come
B. Our Destination In The Life To Come

1. It is said that when Socrates, the renowned Greek
Philosopher, drank the poison hemlock and lay down to
die, he was asked by his friends, "Shall we live
again?" The reply of the dying philosopher was, "I
hope so, but no man can know."

2. In Job 14:14, Job asked the same question, "Shall
we live again;" and the answer he gave, was much
different than the answer Socrates gave. Socrates
hoped that he would live again. Job said that he knew
he would live again. Socrates faced death with
anxiety. Job faced death with assurance. Socrates was
uncertain that he would live again. Job was certain
that he would live again.

3. During our Sunday morning services we are looking
at Great Questions of the Bible. We have considered
two thus far. We first looked at the great question in
Acts 16:30 that was asked by the Philippian Jailer:
"Sirs, what must I do to be saved?" Last week we
looked at the question of the Psalmist, when he asked
in Psalm 27:1, "Whom shall I fear?" Today, I want us
to look at the question Job asked in Job 14:14: "If a
man die, shall he live again?"

4. The predominant subject of Job chapter 14 is death.
Let's look at the chapter and seek to find the answer
to the question, "If a man die, shall he live again?"
Notice with me three thoughts that Job raises in the
chapter. The first thing that I would like to bring to
your attention is:

I. THE BREVITY OF LIFE!

1. At the very beginning of the chapter our thoughts
are directed to the subject of life. In verse 1, he
speaks of, "Man that is born of woma ...


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