Essay about The Personality of a Caring God

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Astonishing as it seems, many Christians define the God of the Old Testament as heartless and evil and blatantly disregard his sensitive nature. As confirmed by many casual bible readers, some of the teachings and descriptors of God In the Old Testament may seem harsh and insensible. A more educated bible reader or theologian will plumage into the numerous dimensions of Yahweh's character and discover his very complex personality. After an in-depth look into the Old Testament, one can acknowledge many of Yahweh's interesting and righteous traits. Contrary to what many think, God in the Old Testament is very much a liberator. God is very compassionate. He hears and pays close attention to the cries of the …show more content…

He also asks them to be there with him in the presence of the lord when they are to spend their tithe because He is a loving God and wants to be close to his people.

In order for God to be close to his people, he makes covenants with them. He tells Moses“Say to the Israelites,‘You must observe my Sabbaths. This will be a sign between me and you for the generations to come, so you may know that I am the Lord, who makes you holy" (ex 31:13). God is talking to Moses and is reminding him that the Sabbath is like a covenant between the people and Him, the Lord. God explains to his people that "the seventh day is a Sabbath to the Lord your God. On it you shall not do any work, neither you, nor your son or daughter, nor your male or female servant, nor your animals, nor any foreigner residing in your towns (Exodus 20:10). God does not want anyone to work on the Sabbath for He has made it is a day of rest. It is not just His people that Yahweh cares about, it is all people. The Sabbath represents the 7th day in

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