Love Liberates

God Is… part 2

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God does not ask the Israelites to follow him because he is powerful, or because he created the cosmos, or because he can send them to hell. God asks them to follow him because of who he is: the one who brought them out of the land of Egypt and the house of slavery. “Follow me,” says God, “because I am the one who liberates you from oppression.”