Job – A Modern Man
The Cast: 10-15
The Set: Simple 1 or 2 unit set with multi-media recommended (video projection).
Approximate Length: 2 acts, 120 min
One of a Kind Inspirational Drama Script:
Why do seemingly tragic events happen in the lives of seemingly good people? And where is God during troubling times? These are some of the key questions raised in the biblical Book of Job. As we seek to understand these issues, other tantalizing questions arise…What if Job lived today—in modern times? What if he were part of our world, living among us?
Scholars, theologians and philosophers have wrestled with the meaning of “Job” for centuries. We will not pretend to fully address, let alone answer, all the issues and questions raised by this complex book here on our stage… Job discovers that God does not always give us the answers to our questions in this life. But he demonstrates that if we seek to know God, and to walk with Him, we may also trust Him and His plans for our lives.
Though scripture tells us God’s ways are not our ways, and often beyond our understanding, we who are His creation are in the wise, sovereign and caring hands of the One who created us. And, even in those times when God’s presence is humanly imperceptible, His power is unconquerable.
May we join the biblical Job in his own sentiments of faith as recorded in chapters 13 and 19 of the book bearing his name: “Yea, though He slay me, I will hope in Him. And as for me, I know that my Redeemer lives…and at the last, He will take His stand on the Earth.”