Tag: and fidelity: judgment


14
Sep 2018

In the past weeks I have been writing about how the Old Testament compares the covenant between God and Israel to a marriage. We have seen that Israel acted in relation to God as a woman in relation to her rich and loving husband, taking her husband’s gifts and wealth, filling herself with pride because of her own status, but not reciprocating her husband’s love. In this context, Israel needed to pass through the experience of the humiliation of exile, in which she was stripped of the rich temple worship. That prepared......

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