The Gospel According to Job
An Honest Look at Pain and Doubt From the Life of One Who Lost EverythingeBook - 2002
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 one's deepest passions be engaged by the enormity of God. And through Job we learn the secret of the gospel: that.
Publisher: Wheaton : Crossway Books, 2002.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (660 p.)