The book of Job can scandalize us with its portrait of suffering. In the prologue of Job: The Sovereignty of God and the Suffering of Man, Cyril J. Barber writes, “The book of Job deals with the weighty issues of God’s sovereignty, Satan’s malevolent opposition, and the problems that accompany unexplained human suffering.” In this book—designed for lay people trying to come to grips with this challenging portion of God’s Word—Barber searches the Bible for wisdom in coping with life’s trials, and points to Job not as a victim, but as a figure of hope.
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Cyril J. Barber is pastor emeritus of Plymouth Church in Whittier, California. He is the author of over 30 books, including numerous commentaries, The Minister’s Library, God Has the Answer, Through the Valley of Tears, Introduction to Theological Research, and Vital Encounter.