Exodus 34:14 ESV
(for you shall worship no other god, for the LORD, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God),
Redeeming Jealousy: The Glory of Gods Exclusive Love
The word jealousy may bring to mind abusive spouses and insecure friends. So, what are we to think when we read, The Lord is a jealous God?
Why God has to be a jealous God (Exodus 34:14, Exodus 20:5)
God is a jealous God. It is part of His nature. What does that mean?
Jealousy is tyrannical. It is catastrophic. It is metaphysical. It feels as if every particle of self-control you have in your entire being is vaporized in one fell emotional swoop.
God Is Jealous for Your Joy
Gods jealousy is about his glory and our joy: he will not give his glory to another, and he will not let his people settle for counterfeit happiness.
The Cure for Our Envy
While our love for Jesus ebbs and flows and is often fickle, his love is constant and unwavering. When we find our heart wandering in envy, we need to remember and return to him, the One who is always jealous for his Bride.
Can God Do Wrong, Such as Get Jealous?
Exodus 34:14 states, You must worship no other gods, for the Lord, whose very name is Jealous, is a God who is jealous about his relationship ...