Affliction calls for the saint to worship God for that which can be observed and understood, even while suffering for reasons unknown.
Jesus’ sorrow revealed His humanity, suffering as God incarnate so that many might be saved.
Although God is incomprehensible, He is knowable by His self-revelation through His Son, Jesus Christ. Job discovered that knowing God came through suffering.
Without filter, aside from any facade, Job bears his soul in lament of his affliction. But his lament is grounded upon what is true about God and what is true…
An introduction to the book of Job.
Paul's defense of his apostleship lends opportunity to lay a foundation for a biblical understanding of suffering.