Examples Of A Biblical Defence Of Oneness

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A biblical defence of Oneness ‘The Old Testament witness is fundamentally to the oneness of God.’ The God of the Old Testament is a uniquely holy God, demanding sole worship. He declares; ‘You shall have no other gods before [or besides] me.’ There was one God and the Israelites were to give him their worship.
The Shema, is one of the clearest indications of God’s complete uniqueness; ‘Hear, O Israel: The Lord your God, the Lord is one.’ Despite recent debate concerning whether the text is affirming God’s singularity, incomparability or integrity; scholars, ‘all alike emphasize the unique, unmatched deity of Jehovah.’ Amidst a context of polytheism, Israel’s God is claiming sole and ultimate sovereignty; there is only one God. Christopher
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