Advice and insights more than religious
Is God just
If God is all good and all powerful how does evil exist?
Why do the righteous suffer and the wicked prosper?
Many answers in the Hebrew Bible
There is no injustice
Goodness pays in the long run (within one’s lifetime)
Main concern is individual prosperity and honor
Examples: 10:4; 11:21; 11:31; 12:24
Implications and critiques
Manner in which God created (3:19)
Accompaniment or instrument of creation (8:27, 30)
God’s first begotten (8:22-23)
Words which God spoke in Genesis
Words of Torah
Incarnate Word, Jesus