Why do faithful people suffer? Job wanted to know. So he demanded an answer from God. His friends thought he was crazy, but Job persisted. Finally, God answered. This study guide is for anyone who has struggled with these perennial questions and wants to ask God, "Why?" Paul Stevens is a professor at Regent College in Vancouver. He has written several other LifeGuide Bible Studies and shares his knowledge about Job in these twelve studies that are perfect both for individuals and groups.
Why do faithful people suffer? Job wanted to know. So he demanded an answer from God. His friends thought he was crazy, but Job persisted. And, finally, God answered. As Paul Stevens leads you through Job's questions and God's answers, you discover comfort, hope and meaning for the suffering in your own life. This revised LifeGuide Bible Study features additional questions for starting group discussions and for meeting God in personal reflection, together with expanded leader's notes and a "Now or Later" section in each study.
R. Paul Stevens is professor emeritus of marketplace theology and leadership at Regent College, Vancouver, British Columbia, and a marketplace ministry mentor. He has worked as a carpenter and businessman, and served as the pastor of an inner-city church in Montreal. He has written many books and Bible studies, including and He is coauthor (with Pete Hammond and Todd Svanoe) of