The Book of Job through the lens of The Gospel
“He is not a mere mortal like me that I might answer him, that we might confront each other in court. If only there were someone to mediate between us, someone to bring us together.” Job 9:32-33 (NIV)
New Testament Truth #1:
“For there is one God and one mediator between God and mankind, the man Christ Jesus.” 1 Timothy 2:5 (NIV)
“How many wrongs and sins have I committed? Show me my offense and my sin.” Job 13:23 (NIV)
New Testament Truth #2:
“God made him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.” 2 Corinthians 5:21 (NIV)
“If someone dies, will they live again? All the days of my hard service I will wait for my renewal to come.” Job 14:14 (NIV)
New Testament Truth #3:
“Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die.” John 11:25 (NIV)
“Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day. For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all.” 2 Corinthians 4:16-17 (NIV)
“If only I knew how to find him, so that I could go to his throne.” Job 23:3 (CSB)
New Testament Truth #4:
“Therefore, let us approach the throne of grace with boldness, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in time of need.” Hebrews 4:16
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