God as a Lawgiver and Judge.

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Define lawgiver.
A person who draws up laws and enforces them.
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Why is God a lawgiver?
God creates laws so his creations can live harmoniously together.
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Why does God want his creations to live harmoniously together?
He loves what he has created.
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What is stated about God's creations in the Bible?
"Everything which he hath created was very good".
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What did God give to Moses in Exodus 20?
The 10 Commandments.
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Give an example of how the 10 Commandments still exist in our laws today.
"Thou shall not kill". Murder is obviously against the law in most places.
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As a judge, does God strike anyone down who sins against him?
No.
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What does God do if someone sins against him?
He gives them chance after chance to repent and ask for forgiveness.
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Give an example of God giving someone a chance to repent.
Saul in the Bible murders Christians. God intervenes and then Saul becomes a Christian himself, changing his name from Saul to Paul which signifies a new change in his life. Paul became St. Paul who performed miracles.
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God isn't just a judge but he is also a what?
Fair judge.
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Why does God want us to have a relationship with him?
Because he loves us.
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What happened between the Egyptians and Israelites which shows God is a fair judge?
The Israelites were mistreated by the Egyptians. God passed judgement according to their evil. Then came the plaues of Egypt (Exodus 7:14). The Israelites didn't experience the plague because they were innocent.
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What does Isaiah 33:22 state about God as a lawgiver and judge?
"The Lord God is our judge and lawgiver".
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What does God put before his judgement?
His love for us.
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