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Old Testament Overviews
Old Testament Overviews • Episode 17
Episode 17 • 11:01

The book of Job questions suffering and God's justice. God's response is surprising, pointing to his control over chaos and ultimate goodness.

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Throughout the book, Job, his wife, and his friends speculate on why he, an upright man, suffers. Job accuses God of being unjust, and his friends believe that Job's sin caused his suffering.

God reminds him that the world has order and beauty but it is also wild and dangerous. While we do not always know why we suffer, we can bring our pain and grief to God and trust that he is wise and in control.

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