Job - The Finest Man in all the Earth
Job is a huge cattleman - thousands of animals and hundreds of employees - 60 years in the making; Job is a family man, seven married children and some grandchildren; God allows all of his animals and family to be killed in one day. He then endures nine months of illness, rejection, and shame and he doesn't know why it happened.
God calls him the finest man in all the earth! More
Job is the story of a cosmic conflict between the God of the universe and Lucifer, one of God’s fallen angles.
Lucifer is calling God a liar, a phony, and an imposter but God defends His character.
Then, to make a point, God chooses Job as a human representative to prove to Lucifer that people worship God for who He is and not for what He does. But, Job isn’t told that he’s been chosen for this exercise.
Job lives through the loss of his wealth, family and health asking, “Why is this happening? I’ve done nothing wrong!” He prays and God does not answer, Job goes through this test with the answers held back.
Finally, when the test is over God talks to Job and afterwards Job’s life has ...