JOB LESSON 1: TRIALS ARE USED BY GOD TO TEST US AND ALSO TO ALLOW US TO DEMONSTRATE FAITHFULNESS.
JOB LESSON 2: GOD CALLS ON US TO HAVE FAITH IN THE MIDST OF TRIALS.
JOB LESSON 3: A LESSON IN FRIENDSHIP
JOB LESSON 4: MY REDEEMER LIVES
MY REDEEMER LIVES
Finding its context in the social, legal, and religious customs of the ancient world, the metaphor of redemption includes the ideas of loosening from a bond, setting free from captivity or slavery, buying back something lost or sold, exchanging something in one's possession for something possessed by another, and ransoming. The nearest living blood relation to a man had certain obligations and offices to discharge, under certain contingencies, in respect of which he received a special name; which is sometimes translated in the Old Testament 'Redeemer,' and sometimes 'Avenger' of blood. Hebrew goel; i.e., one charged with the duty of restoring the rights of another and avenging his wrongs