Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one.[a] 5 Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts. Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up.
From Moses, David and the prophets, we hear these wonderful words again and again: "Your God is merciful, and, gracious, anxious to forgive, full of loving kindness, slow to anger."
Moses was a prophet who thundered warnings to Israel, preaching that if they didn't walk in righteousness they would be judged. Yet this man of God also had a revelation of the Lord's loving kindness. In the cloud of God's presence, the Lord revealed t ...more