God the Father
Q.What do we learn about God as creator from the
revelation to Israel?
A.We learn that there is one God, the Father Almighty,
creator of heaven and earth, of all that is, seen and
Q.What does this mean?
A.This means that the universe is good, that it is the work of
a single loving God who creates, sustains, and directs it.
Q.What does this mean about our place in the universe?
A.It means that the world belongs to its creator; and that
we are called to enjoy it and to care for it in accordance
with God's purposes.
Q.What does this mean about human life?
A.It means that all people are worthy of respect and
honor, because all are created in the image of God, and
all can respond to the love of God.
Q.How was this revelation handed down to us?
A.This revelation was handed down to us through a community
created by a covenant with God.