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And we can also rest secure in the knowledge that

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Unformatted text preview: ely. In this way, we know that we always have a partner in life. The God of Judaism is no Deistic First Cause which, having caused the world, goes into perpetual retirement. Neither is He a Law- giver who, having given the laws, leaves man to respond in human solitariness. Along with the commandment, handed over for human action, goes the promise of Divine action. And because Divine action makes itself contingent upon human action, a relationship of mutuality is established. God gives to man a covenant—that is, a contract; He binds Himself by its terms and becomes a partner. (33) Security: that we are commanded by an infinite being, and can respond to its commands approp...
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