The God We Seek: Portraits of God in the Old Testament by Dr. Mary Donovan Turner

By Dr. Mary Donovan Turner

One notice can't say all that may be acknowledged approximately God. as a result, God takes on many names and metaphors within the Bible-Yahweh, Elohim, El, El Elyon, El Olam, El Berith, El Roi, my rock, my protect, my stronghold, my salvation, author, redeemer, helper, judge-each identify or metaphor portray a special portrait of God. each one metaphor gestated from a community's adventure with God. therefore, a few metaphors could paint God as a God full of wrath and judgment, whereas others paint a loving God. So, who's God? How will we understand him and understand him and why? The God We search examines a number of the metaphors present in the Bible and explains the diversities among them. it is going to assist you comprehend the God that was once identified by means of those that lived 1000s and hundreds of thousands of years in the past and maybe to benefit from them.

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