Explain the role of God as a lawgiver and judge. (25)

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Explain the role of God as a lawgiver and judge. (25)

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  • the god as understood by Jews and Christians has many traits two of these being a lawgiver and judge
  • god loves and cares for his creation and because of this he creates rules in order for his creation to live harmoniously
  • the bible provides evidence of god acting as a lawgiver and a judge

Paragraph 1 (judge)

  • God is good so always acts in accordance of what is right
  • god is the final standard of what is right
  • god commands and judgements meet perfect standards of justice
  • god punishes and the punishments given are just
  • the Judaeo Christian understanding is that gods judgements and punishments are given

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