Job’s suffering creates questions, accusations and criticism from the four friends who had come to sit with Job to bring him comfort. The accusations made by the friends as to the reasons who Job is suffering, and the remedy to stop the suffering, are not in line which what God is doing. This situation demonstrates that we cannot judge the righteousness of another merely on the basis of their life situation.
Part 1 - The Ultimate Challenge
The difficulties in life are not what cause us to suffer. It is our response to these difficulties that cause us to suffer. The ultimate challenge in the book of Job is:- Will I Trust God ... Or Not?