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Exclusivism: The concept that there is only one way to God or to pleasing GodPluralism: The concept that there are many ways to God9.According to Chapter 9 in the textbook, does Job ever find out why he suffered? What is the best explanation from our perspective?No Job never did find out why he was suffering. The best way to explain into our perspective is that though we suffer and have no answers as to why we do, we should always have trust God and have faith in him.10. Read the story of the raising of Lazarus in John 11. What can we learn about Jesus and death from this account of the event?Jesus, the son of God, can do all things that are we see as impossible. He can perform manyamazing miracles. 11. Read the 11 reasons for suffering listed in the overview. Which reason(s) might provide goodcause for a Christian to “count it all joy” as James says to do in James 1:2-4?-Suffering joins people closer to Christ and his sufferings, especially in persecution (Luke 9:23)-Suffering strengthens your character (Rom. 5:3-5)-God is love-Trust God12.Read the section on theodicy in Chapter 9 of the textbook.