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Remember 'The Lord, thy God is a jealous God...'
There are more than one of them? And he's 'jealous'? An omnipotent, omniscient super-being who has everything is jealous? Really?
Really, because you're not reading and understanding what you read in CONTEXT.
To put it in human terms - how would you feel or react if your spouse starts devoting his/her loyalty and love to others instead of you?
Might you be 'jealous' - even a bit?
Well, same thing with God in regards to His relationship with the nation of Israel. After they were freed from slavery in Egypt, they (the Israelites as a people) promised to God to serve, honor and be faithful to Him. In turn God said that He will make them his people if they obey his commandments.
The nation agreed. Thus as a warning, they were commanded not to serve any other gods but him alone for he is jealous as a loving husband.
That's what it meant by "a jealous God".
Now if you're not jealous if your spouse betray your love, then there's definitely something wrong with you.
In reality something is wrong with YOU if you are ruled by 'jealousy'.
It's an immature, pointless attribute or character flaw.
5 Do not bow down to any idol or worship it, because I am the Lord your God and I tolerate no rivals. I bring punishment on those who hate me and on their descendants down to the third and fourth generation.
(Exd 20:5 KJV) "Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for I the LORD thy God [am] a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth [generation] of them that hate me;"
“When applied to God, the concept of jealousy does not carry the connotation of a warped emotion, but, rather, of an insistence on the singleness of worship of Jehovah.” - G. H. Livingston,The Pentateuch in Its Cultural Environment
29 Jesus replied, “The most important one is this: ‘Listen, Israel! The Lord our God is the only Lord.[a] 30 Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength.’ -- Mark 12:29-30 GNT
(Psa 78:58 KJV) "For they provoked him to anger with their high places, and moved him to jealousy with their graven images."
(Hbr 6:18 ASV) "it is impossible for God to lie"
A higher being; God, within my framework of understanding could/should be able to take the form and speak the language he/she desires. For we lower beings; creation, constitute its creation. Thus understanding only what that higher being wants us to be revealed about his/her personality based on mind constructions pre-loaded by his own hand.
Raised Catholic, non-practicing parents (Church), bible in the house never tought how to read it or why to read it. 2 years ago babtized as a Christian my by own choice. Everything that i ask God with a humble heart he grants. But remember its you who needs to work for it, God grants it, but you work for it.