1000 Verses - a project of Judaism Resources
As a Jew – I stand in a covenantal relationship with the Creator of heaven and earth. He calls Himself the “God of Israel” and he calls us “My nation”. The most foundational element of my relationship with God demands that I do not submit myself to anyone in the way that I submit myself to Him. When God sealed this covenant with us, He made it very clear to us that such an act of submission/worship towards any other entity aside from Himself would be the deepest violation of our covenant with Him. He also made it clear to us – how we are to identify Him in worship – and how we are not to identify Him in worship. He did all this before He gave us the first page of Scripture.
Let us stop right there for a minute – after Sinai, and before we read the…
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