At first, it can seem like a studio executive stepped in to force the book of Job to get a happy ending. But there are hints in the text that this isn’t the end of the story. There are hints of resurrection, and hints that the story arc of Job will be how the whole Bible plays out. The centre of Job, and of the story of the whole Bible, is a suffering servant. But Jesus Christ, the true suffering servant, can truly suffer on behalf of others, and die on behalf of others, and defeat death to usher in an age overflowing with the hope of the resurrection.
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