|Statement||by Herschel S. Steinhardt.|
|LC Classifications||MLCS 95/05808 (P)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||48 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||48|
|LC Control Number||95218816|
God is possessive of the worship and service that belong to Him. It is a sin (as God points out in this commandment) to worship or serve anything other than God. It is a sin when we desire, or we are envious, or we are jealous of someone because he has something that we do not have. It is a different use of the word “jealous” when God says. A Jealous God – What’s In a Name? One of the most vivid demonstrations of God’s love, jealousy, and wrath occurs as Moses descends from Mt. Sinai with the Ten Commandments in his hands. Forgetting their deliverance from Egypt and the Red Sea, the people of Israel chose idolatrous worship before a golden calf. God displayed His jealousy. A jealous God. When God was going to describe Himself, on one occasion He called Himself, “Jealous.” This denotes something of God’s nature. “For you shall worship no other god, for the Lord, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God.” Exodus for you shall worship no other god: for Yahweh, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God. Young's Literal Translation. for ye do not bow yourselves to another god -- for Jehovah, whose name is Zealous, is a zealous God. The LORD Renews the Covenant. 13 Rather, you must tear down their altars, smash their sacred stones, and chop down their.
“For the LORD your God is a consuming fire, a jealous God.” Deuteronomy When people talk about God being a jealous God it can be confusing for a child. Aren’t we taught that jealousy is bad? Jealousy just does not sound like it can be good in anyway. But here is the truth, God’s jealousy is different than ours. Most people see jealousy as a negative emotion, but in this book, Bill Gothard demonstrates that God has a holy jealousy for His people (Ex. & ). The Christian is part of the Bride of Christ, and just as a husband would be moved to jealousy if he saw his wife delighting in another man, so God is jealous for us when we allow competing /5(10). (For the LORD thy God is a jealous God among you) lest the anger of the LORD thy God be kindled against thee, and destroy thee from off the face of the earth. Deuteronomy The LORD will not spare him, but then the anger of the LORD and his jealousy shall smoke against that man, and all the curses that are written in this book shall lie. God’s name is the epitome of who and what He is, and He says His name is Jealous. Jealousy is not merely a passing mood with God. It is the essence of His person. He cannot be other than jealous. Since He is the highest and greatest being there is, infinitely holy and glorious, He must be passionately committed to preserving His honor and.
The key is context. In Exo God revealed the Ten Commandments to the people of Israel. He commanded allegiance and worship to Him alone. He would not tolerate the worship of other gods (a practice common in Egypt and other nations). God was "jealous" in the sense that He expected full devotion, not merely a partial, lukewarm commitment. A Jealous God book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. From the author of CHIMERA and THE BITTER CROSS, a novel set in England, Cyp /5. A Jealous God: Science's Crusade Against Religion [Pamela R. Winnick] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Jealous God: Science's Crusade Against Religion/5(25). God is jealous for your heart, not because he is petty or insecure, but because he loves you. The reason why God has such a huge problem with idolatry is that his love for you is all- consuming.