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God Sees Our Suffering:  The Book of Job

Job 7:20 ESV

If I sin, what do I do to you, you watcher of mankind? Why have you made me your mark? Why have I become a burden to you?

Job 10:14 ESV

If I sin, you watch me and do not acquit me of my iniquity.

Job 16:12 ESV

I was at ease, and he broke me apart; he seized me by the neck and dashed me to pieces; he set me up as his target

Job 35:3 ESV

that you ask, ‘What advantage have I? How am I better off than if I had sinned?’

Job 35:6 ESV

If you have sinned, what do you accomplish against him? And if your transgressions are multiplied, what do you do to him?

Book of Job:

The book of Job, one of the wisdom books of the Bible, deals with two issues crucial to every person: the problem of suffering and the sovereignty of God.

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Bible: The Old Testament

The question is a theme in the Old Testament: how can God remain good despite the fact that he allows evil and human suffering to exist?

Thank you R from Cam Care.  I remembered you prayed and enlightened me about the Book of Job. I still have so much to learn.

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