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Read Job Chapter 1

  1. How is Job described in verse 1?
  2. Why is the description of Job important to understanding spiritual warfare?
  3. In Job 1:6, the scene changes. Where is this new scene taking place? Who is present?
  4. What does “Satan” mean? Look it up in a dictionary or dictionary.com. Record what you find.
  5. What do you learn about Satan from the following verses?
    1 Chronicles 21:1 Isaiah 14:12-15 Luke 22:3, 31 2 Corinthians 11:14 1 Thessalonians 2:18 Revelation 12:9 Revelation 20:2, 7
  6. Upon review of the above verses, what observations about Satan can you make?
  7. What other names does he go by? (Hint: Isaiah 14:12, James 4:7, Revelations 12:3)
  8. What does God say about Job in Job 1:8?
  9. What does Satan respond to God’s statements about Job in verses 9-10?
  10. What authority does God give Satan regarding Job?
  11. What does it mean if God has to give Satan permission to touch Job?
  12. What do you learn about the Sovereignty of God from the following verses?
    1 Chronicles 29:11-12 Psalm 47:2 Psalm 83:18 Psalm 103:19
  13. What happened to Job according to verses 13-19?
  14. Would you consider what happened to Job to be spiritual warfare? Why or why not? Give support from scripture if you can.
  15. Copy Job’s response to this news from Job 1:20-21 here.
  16. Is Job’s response similar or different from your response to spiritual warfare? Explain.
  17. What do you learn from Job 1:22? How was that possible for Job?

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