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The jealous God

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Published by Magnum Books in London .
Written in English


  • Fiction in English.

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Originally published, London , Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1964.

StatementJohn Braine.
The Physical Object
Pagination3-287p. ;
Number of Pages287
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15035032M
ISBN 100417048408

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The jealous god of John Braine's fourth novel is the censorious conscience of a young schoolmaster, Vincent Durgarven. Educated in a severely pious atmosphere, Vincent struggles to fulfill his mother's wish that he become a priest.4/5. A Jealous God – What’s In a Name? One of the most vivid demonstrations of God’s love, jealousy, and wrath occurs as Moses descends from Mt. Sinai with the Ten Commandments in his hands. Forgetting their deliverance from Egypt and the Red Sea, the people of Israel chose idolatrous worship before a golden calf. A jealous God. When God was going to describe Himself, on one occasion He called Himself, “Jealous.” This denotes something of God’s nature. “For you shall worship no other god, for the Lord, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God.” Exodus for you shall worship no other god: for Yahweh, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God. Young's Literal Translation. for ye do not bow yourselves to another god -- for Jehovah, whose name is Zealous, is a zealous God. The LORD Renews the Covenant. 13 Rather, you must tear down their altars, smash their sacred stones, and chop down their.

  “For the LORD your God is a consuming fire, a jealous God.” Deuteronomy When people talk about God being a jealous God it can be confusing for a child. Aren’t we taught that jealousy is bad? Jealousy just does not sound like it can be good in anyway. But here is the truth, God’s jealousy is different than ours. (For the LORD thy God is a jealous God among you) lest the anger of the LORD thy God be kindled against thee, and destroy thee from off the face of the earth. Deuteronomy The LORD will not spare him, but then the anger of the LORD and his jealousy shall smoke against that man, and all the curses that are written in this book shall lie.   Most people see jealousy as a negative emotion, but in this book, Bill Gothard demonstrates that God has a holy jealousy for His people (Ex. & ). The Christian is part of the Bride of Christ, and just as a husband would be moved to jealousy if he saw his wife delighting in another man, so God is jealous for us when we allow competing /5(10). God’s name is the epitome of who and what He is, and He says His name is Jealous. Jealousy is not merely a passing mood with God. It is the essence of His person. He cannot be other than jealous. Since He is the highest and greatest being there is, infinitely holy and glorious, He must be passionately committed to preserving His honor and.

A Jealous God book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. From the author of CHIMERA and THE BITTER CROSS, a novel set in England, Cyp /5. The key is context. In Exo God revealed the Ten Commandments to the people of Israel. He commanded allegiance and worship to Him alone. He would not tolerate the worship of other gods (a practice common in Egypt and other nations). God was "jealous" in the sense that He expected full devotion, not merely a partial, lukewarm commitment.   "For the Lord your God is a consuming fire, a jealous God." —Deuteronomy In Galatians appears a list of what the apostle Paul calls the "fruit of the Spirit."The fruits of the Spirit also have counterparts, called the "works of the flesh," which are listed in verses We realize that, while striving to produce good fruit can be a constant challenge for us, we .   A Jealous God: Science's Crusade Against Religion [Pamela R. Winnick] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Jealous God: /5(25).