Preachers, Get Ready for Job in October

The Common Lectionary devotes all four Sundays in October to the book of Job. Thus, this is a good year to preach a four-part series on the book and the themes of innocent suffering and the grace and mercy of God. The upcoming September issue of Visual Parables offers plenty of help in finding good resources. This issue will be available a few days after Labor Day, so if you are not a regular subscriber, you might want to consider purchasing this issue at the site’s “The Store.”

First, there are reviews of: 

Then of:

The individual reviews are already posted on the site, and at least John Piper’s poetic version will include a set of discussion questions.  As in every issue, the Lectionary Links column will suggest a suitable film for the passages.

In the Lectionary Links column the following films are referenced:

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