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Humans tend to believe that every event no matter how tragic happens for a reason If something tragic happens to someone that person must have done something immoral to deserve it Moreover if things are going well for a person they must be an honest person with good morals and ethics However this is not always true Bad things can happen to good people In the story of Job numerous tragedies occur in Jobs life Although Job is an honest person he endures suffering throughout the story At the beginning of the story Job was extremely wealthy He had many servants and owned thousands of sheep camels oxen and donkeys Job also had a family consisting of seven sons and three daughters He was an honest man described as blameless and upright one who feared god and turned away from evil Job 11 However Satan states that Job is an honest person only because God gave him everything and blessed his work Satan believed if Job experienced pain and suffering he would curse God to his face Job 111 God disagrees with Satan and claims that Job is a good person and would not sin even if he experienced suffering Satan is then granted the power to destroy Jobs possessions and make Job suffer God seems to make the decision concerning Jobs life very quickly and without much thought He callously decides to let a good person suffer The Lord is portrayed as indifferent and cold for allowing the terrible misfortunes to happen to Job He does not seem to care about humankind However it was a very difficult Catch-22 position for God If the Lord refused it would appear that he feared that Satans accusations were correct When God accepts the wager he appears to be heartless The Lord was in a no win situation After Job endures a long period of
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