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Number of Pages: 256
Vendor: Discovery House
Publication Date: 2007
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Is This All There Is to Life: Answers from EcclesiastesRay C. StedmanDiscovery House / 2000 / Trade Paperback$12.59 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
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It's an age-old question, "Why do awful things happen to people?"
Maybe the question is even more personal for you, "Why do bad things keep happening to me?"
The book of Job is God's timeless illustration of human suffering, and author Ray Stedman helps you find fresh truths and encouragement in the midst of your own trials and helps put them into perspectiveGod's perspectiveto guide you toward healing and peace.
In Let God Be God, you'll appreciate Ray's warmth, humor, and biblical insight as you discover the book of Job in a new and compassionate light.
Ray C. Stedman (19171992) was one of the great pastors, expositors, and spiritual leaders of the twentieth century. A graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary, he was pastor of the Peninsula Bible Church in Palo Alto, California, for forty years. With over twenty books to his credit, from Spiritual Warfare to his insightful commentary Adventuring through the Bible, Stedman spanned the experiences of the Christian life with his writing. His book Body Life had a tremendous impact on the church in the twentieth century.
Paul KPittsburgh, PAAge: 55-65Gender: Male5 Stars Out Of 5Good study of JobNovember 8, 2014Paul KPittsburgh, PAAge: 55-65Gender: MaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5We sometimes wonder why bad things happen to good people and good things happen to bad people. This study of Job answers those questions as well as other issues. For example, God is just, but His way of resolving an issue may be different from the way that we would want, or expect, Him to. Also, our view of Him as an eternal ATM machine is one that is distorted.
Barbara GNorth CarolinaAge: Over 65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Exceptional insights into the Book of JobJuly 24, 2013Barbara GNorth CarolinaAge: Over 65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This is the best interpretation of the dialogues and meaning of the Book of Job I have read over my 35+ years of Bible Study. It gives new insights into the culture and frames more clearly the arguments of Job and his 3 friends. A must read for those who study the meaning of suffering and the supremacy of God.
Julia GeorgeAge: 45-54Gender: female4 Stars Out Of 5September 20, 2012Julia GeorgeAge: 45-54Gender: femaleQuality: 4Value: 4Meets Expectations: 4I didn't know how to accurately rate this book. Bought this book for my mom so she could give to a friend. I was highly impressed from what little I read that I am ordering my own book.
Brenda Battle5 Stars Out Of 5Excellent CommentariesJanuary 11, 2012Brenda BattleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This was a great find for me! It appears to be one of the best commentaries on the Book of Job and provides easily readable and understandable Scripture analyses. I am very, very pleased with this purchase!!!
Frankie Otis5 Stars Out Of 5June 18, 2010Frankie OtisThis book really explained Job to me. I can understand better what Job's "friends" were saying, and what Job was saying about his situation. Stedman's explanation of Elihu, the fourth critic, was credible and logical. I have gained a new understanding of what God was saying by including the book of Job in the Bible.