Part IV: The Old Testament

This is the 4th post of a series on the Old Testament.

Our Heavenly Father is real. Jesus Christ is real. The Holy Ghost is real.

Before Jesus Christ was born, he was known as Jehovah–The God of the Old Testament. Many people saw Him, and they wrote their witness of Him in the Old Testament.

Before we were born, we were all Spirit Children of our Heavenly Father. Jesus Christ was a Spirit too; He had not yet received a body of flesh and bones. When Jesus Christ was born, he literally became God in the flesh.

When people testified that they had seen God in the Old Testament, they testified that they saw His Spirit.

Our Spirits mirror our Physical Bodies. They look same. One is tangible; the other is not.

The Old Testament is full of verses in which the Lord speaks to his prophets. Beyond that though, there are several verses which state that people actually saw the Lord:

Verse Scripture Comment
Gen. 12:7

And the Lord appeared unto Abram, and said, Unto thy seed will I give this land: and there builded he an altar unto the Lord, who appeared unto him.

Abraham saw God.

Gen. 32:30

And Jacob called the name of the place Peniel: for I have seen God face to face, and my life is preserved.

Jacob saw God.

Ex. 3:6

Moreover he said, I am the God of thy father, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob. And Moses hid his face; for he was afraid to look upon God.

Moses saw God.

Ex. 19:11

And be ready against the third day: for the third day the Lord will come down in the sight of all the people upon mount Sinai.

The Lord tells Moses that he will reveal himself to EVERYONE on Mount Sinai.

Ex. 19:21

And the Lord said unto Moses, Go down, charge the people, lest they break through unto the Lord to gaze, and many of them perish.

The Lord speaks to Moses.

Ex. 24:11

And upon the nobles of the children of Israel he laid not his hand: also they saw God, and did eat and drink.

The nobles of the children of Israel (multiple people) see God.

Ex. 33:11

And the Lord spake unto Moses face to face, as a man speaketh unto his friend. And he turned again into the camp: but his servant Joshua, the son of Nun, a young man, departed not out of the tabernacle.

The Lord speaks to Moses face-to-face.

Num. 12:8

With him will I speak mouth to mouth, even apparently, and not in dark speeches; and the similitude of the Lord shall he behold: wherefore then were ye not afraid to speak against my servant Moses?

The Lord speaks to Moses mouth-to-mouth.

Deut. 5:24

And ye said, Behold, the Lord our God hath shewed us his glory and his greatness, and we have heard his voice out of the midst of the fire: we have seen this day that God doth talk with man, and he liveth.

God talks to all the people on Mount Siani.

Deut. 34:10

And there arose not a prophet since in Israel like unto Moses, whom the Lord knew face to face,

The Lord knew Moses face-to-face.

Judg. 13:22

And Manoah said unto his wife, We shall surely die, because we have seen God.

Manoah and his wife see God.

1 Kgs. 11:9

And the Lord was angry with Solomon, because his heart was turned from the Lord God of Israel, which had appeared unto him twice,

The Lord appeared to Solomon twice.

Amos 9:1

I saw the Lord standing upon the altar: and he said, Smite the lintel of the door, that the posts may shake: and cut them in the head, all of them; and I will slay the last of them with the sword: he that fleeth of them shall not flee away, and he that escapeth of them shall not be delivered.

Amos sees the Lord.

Isa. 6:1

In the year that king Uzziah died I saw also the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up, and his train filled the temple.

Isaiah saw the Lord.

Isa. 6:5

Then said I, Woe is me! for I am undone; because I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips: for mine eyes have seen the King, the Lord of hosts.

Isaiah saw the Lord.

If anyone tells you that “No one has seen God”, they are not telling the truth. Jehovah revealed Himself to many people. Jesus Christ wants us to believe in Him. He can only save us if we believe in Him.

If you don’t yet have a testimony of Jesus Christ, I invite you to pray. Ask Heavenly Father if His Beloved Son, Jesus Christ, the Savior was Jehovah the God of the Old Testament.

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