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Crying Out for Vindication: The Gospel According to Job

(The gospel according to the Old testament)

3.58  ·  Rating details ·  24 ratings  ·  4 reviews
With gripping interpretation and excellent anecdotes, Crying Out for Vindication links Job's experience with the gospel, showing that his hope-a hope in the grace of God-was the same as ours today. In Jesus our questions and confusions are resolved, our faith vindicated, and our suffering redeemed.

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David R. Jackson (M.Div., Th.M., Westminster Theological Seminar/>

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Paperback, 238 pages
Published July 1st 2007 by P & R Publishing
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Mark Nenadov
Oct 13, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: job, old-testament, bible
A good resource to consult when endeavouring to understand and apply the book of Job. Nothing earth shattering or stunning, but overall it is solid with a few really good insights. It is not so much a commentary as a series of expositions.
Brian Watson
Aug 13, 2013 rated it really liked it
This book is not a commentary on the book of Job, but is more like a series of expositional sermons. It provides some great theological and pastoral insights into Job. Jackson continually connects Job to Jesus, which is the best way of reading any book of the Old Testament. If you are studying the book of Job as a pastor or a Bible teacher of any kind, I would recommend reading this alongside a scholarly commentary. Any Christian would benefit from reading Jackson's reflections on this important ...more
Mark A Powell
Sep 15, 2015 rated it liked it
Few stories in the Bible are as well-known or as misunderstood as the story of Job. Jackson tackles this colossus with aplomb, trekking through the text with veracity and precision. Yet Jackson’s work, while theologically sound, often fails to engage the passions as Job does. His conclusions regarding the role of Elihu (though substantiated) were unconvincing. In sum, Jackson has provided a resource worthy of consideration and a serviceable guide through the labyrinthine book of Job.
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Changed my life - excellent study
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