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Unformatted text preview: e Lord your God He is God the faithful God who keeps His covenant and mercy
with them that love Him, and keep His commandments for a thousand generations. To emphasize
this, it is repeated a little further on. In Deut Ch.14 V 2 we read, “For you are a Holy people unto the
Lord your God, and the Lord has chosen you to be his own treasure out of all peoples that are
upon the face of the earth”.
This then in all humility is the ‘chosen-ness’, this is the destiny of the Jewish people, the duty
of every Jew to obey the voice of the Almighty, to keep His commandments and to honour our
covenant with Him. In this way we will indeed become a "Kingdom of Priests and a Holy Nation",
with the great and heavy responsibility of bringing the acknowledgement of God and the light of His
word and Countenance to the nations of the Earth.
Unlike other religions, Judaism does not impose its own beliefs on other people. The
commandments given to the Jewish people at Sinai, were meant for the Jewish people alone, and are
the means by which we are to bring acknowled...
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