Redemption Of Job Essay

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Deceitfulness is Satin’s primary tool when confronting God with the challenge of testing his most loyal and righteous servant Job. Satin believes Job is only loyal to God because God has blessed and protected him because Job is blameless in God’s eyes. Satin is positive Job would turn his back on God if God stopped protecting him. However, God has faith in Job and told Satin to do his worst, but he could not kill Job. Job is not privy to this conversation between Satan and God and is unaware Satan is the one testing him, not God. When Satan took over he did the worst things he could think of, including attacking his earthly possessions, his family and his health. When Job faces this spiritual attack, his faith is tested with the insurmountable loss of his family and all of his earthly…show more content…
God was very upset with Job’s three friends for not giving him good advice because their advice did not apply to Job’s circumstances. Job prayed on behalf of his friends and the Lord accepted his prayer. There are some key elements in the redemption of Job, he learned “we glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us” (Romans 5:3-5). After Job repented God restored his fortune and gave him “twice as much as he had before” (Job 42:10). He was blessed with a new family including seven sons and three daughters and lived 140 years before he died. Job learned an important lesson, God’s justice is unmatched by anyone and Job never gave up his faith in the Lord, therefore he was rewarded with his great amount of fortunes. The book of Job is a great example of God’s grace and love. If we have faith and trust in God, he will always provide for us either in this life, as was the case with Job, or in
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