In the book of “Job”, Job is a wealthy, God fearing man who is blameless, upright, and cautious of evil. Being proud of Job Yahweh boaste...
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...e in their gods, they knew that whatever happened was the work of the gods and there was no changing it or making it better. Whether it’s the Greek gods causing suffering for their own personal agendas, the Roman gods using suffering to get back at humans for something they did wrong, or Yahweh using suffering to prove a point to His lesser gods, no matter the religion or the region the gods use suffering as a mechanism to get what they want.
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