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What Is G-d?
*Hi* Gutman, I’m Anna from Brazil, I really appreciate your videos! Thanks
for sharing your wisdom. So, I have some questions and doubts for you.
First, what is God? I know that It is infinite, but it says in the Bible
that we are made in the image of God, so is It human-like? Cause I feel
like it is such an abstract concept that it bounds off to nothing. So, what
is this Creator?
Second, what is the spirit? The soul? Angels? Because they are all such
abstract things, what differentiates them?
What is your take on other cultures that worship many deities? Do
they need to convert?
I don’t know if you will answer me.
Thank you anyways. Have a good day
“*What* is G-d?”
G-d is: Before creation, during creation, and after creation ceases,
the Creator of all, One, Only, Everywhere, all Powerful, Loving, Holy,
Existence, Formless, fills and surrounds all, and many, many other
attributes. These are merely ways that we address Him, but He Himself is
beyond our ability to Know. In fact, it says that man cannot see G-d and
live (the glory would be so great). We know Him from His commandments, from
the way that He acts, from the things that He does…. For instance; one of
His names is Peace, so we know that He loves Peace, so Peace is one of our
“*What* does it mean, we are made in the image of G-d?”
It means that we were formed as a reflection of our Creator’s
attributes and characteristics. It cannot be taken literally, that we look,
feel or think like G-d does, because He has no form and is not limited in
“*So*, is G-d human like?”
Not that He is human like, but that we should try to act like Him,
i.e., kind, loving charity, righteous, being just, and so on.
* “**What* is your take on other cultures…?”
All mankind has been given the Seven Commandments of Noah which
forbids the worship of anything other than the One G-d. This is the path
that a gentile should follow. When he does, he has a wonderful life in this
world and a share in the World to Come.
“*What* are angels anyways?”
Angels appear as messengers of G-d, but actually they are messages
“*What* is the spirit? The soul?”
I assume you are asking what is the difference between the physical
and the spiritual? Or are you asking what is the difference between spirit
The difference between spirit and soul is that soul is one type of
What is the difference between the body and its life? The spiritual
can dwell in the physical, as the soul dwells in the body. Then, when the
body dies the soul leaves the body and goes up. The life force is spiritual
and the body is physical. The physical decomposes… returns to the ground,
and the spiritual returns to the place from where it came.
We are not mere animals. We have a spiritual goal we must accomplish
and not just the physical animal goals.
Is your mother Jewish? If so, then you have the spiritual path of a
Jew to accomplish. If not, then you have the spiritual path of a righteous
gentile to accomplish.
Life does not end when the body dies. Something goes on for the soul.
The portion we receive in that world, the world of souls, will depend on
our deeds in this world.
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