The Gospel According To Job

Mason Mike

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Cover Type: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Very Good
Publisher: Crossway Books
Publisher Place: Usa
Publisher Year: 1994
Edition: First Edition

Description: 448 pages. Book and Jacket are both in Very good condition throughout.

Publishers Description: Anyone who has suffered knows that there is no such thing as "getting a grip on oneself" or "pulling oneself up by the bootstraps. The only bootstrap in the Christian life is the Cross," says Mason. "Sometimes laying hold of the cross can be comforting, but other times it is like picking up a snake." Job knew this firsthand. From him we learn that there are no easy answers to suffering. That the mark of true faith is not happiness, but rather, having ones deepest passions be engaged by the enormity of God. And through Job we learn the secret of the that "mercy is the permission to be human." The Lord never gave Job an explanation for all he had been through. His only answer was Himself. But as Job discovered, that was enough. The Gospel According to Job sensitively brings the reader to this realization, using a devotional commentary format that reminds them that its all right to doubt, to be confused, to wonder--in short, to be completely human. But what will heal us and help us endure is a direct, transforming encounter with the living God.

ISBN: 9780891077862


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