I have struggled with making sense of The Bible for years,
yet today I had an epiphany that is this:Yahweh is not Abba.
Who Yahweh really is and what he is all about:
An angel spoke to Moses on Mount Sinai:
“This is he who was in the congregation in the wilderness with the Angel who spoke to him on Mount Sinai, and with our fathers, the one who received the living oracles to give to us,
The Ministry of Death is the Ten Commandments:
2 Corinthians 3:7
But if the ministry of death, written and engraved on stones, was glorious, so that the children of Israel could not look steadily at the face of Moses because of the glory of his countenance, which glory was passing away,
The Contrast between Jesus and Yahweh:
What Jesus says about the Law of Moses:
You have heard that it has been said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth: But I say to you, That you resist not evil: but whoever shall smite you on your right cheek, turn to him the other also.
What Yahweh says about the Law of Moses:
And if any mischief follow, then you shall give life for life, Eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot, Burning for burning, wound for wound, stripe for stripe.
A Contrast between Jesus Father Abba and Yahweh:
Abba lives in the light that no one can approach:
1 Timothy 6:16
He alone is immortal; he lives in the light that no one can approach. No one has ever seen him; no one can ever see him. To him be honor and eternal power! Amen.
The Father of Lights has no shadow of turning:
Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and comes down from the Father of lights, with whom is no fickleness, neither shadow of turning.
Yahweh dwells in a dark cloud:
2 Chronicles 6:1
Then Solomon said, “The LORD has said that he would dwell in a dark cloud;