Have you ever been let down by someone you love? Passed over for promotion? Undervalued by your peers? Have you ever experienced debilitating physical conditions that impaired or even rocked your world? Have you lost someone or something that has torn your heart apart?
The role of suffering in this life is worth a careful look. Job gives us many keys to understanding the place of suffering, which also brings a host of questions – all eventually leading back to God’s doorstep. We have concluded that, apart from suffering, faith cannot fully flourish. This is the answer (in part) to the huge question: “why does God allow suffering?”