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    Obedience in the Jewish Faith

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    Why is the bond and obedience to God in the Jewish faith so significant? Explain your reasoning.

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    Obedience to God has been central to the Jewish faith ever since it originated. God's first dealing with Abraham was to order him to depart from his country and kindred unto the land of Canaan. Abraham obeyed. (Genesis 12:1). Later, one of God's highest compliments to Abraham was in Genesis 18:19: "I know him, that he will command his children and his household after him, and they shall keep the way of the Lord, to do justice and judgment." Abraham's obedience to God was one of the reasons why ...

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    This addresses the question of the importance of obedience in the Jewish faith, and how obedience binds the Jews to their God.