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In Deuteronomy thirty-two Moses addresses the different representations of God through figurative language In verse four the scripture denotes God as a Rock which equates Him with the concept of strength and rigidness This metaphor embodies God as a steadfast foundation He is a refuge for those who seek Him while in distress or in need of a Savior His works are divine and impartial while He manifests himself transcendently through the passage Moses makes it evident that God is there for His people constantlyMoses writes In a desert land he found him in a barren and howling waste He shielded him and cared for him he guarded him as the apple of his eye like an eagle that stirs up its nestand hovers over its young that spreads its wings to catch them and carries them aloft Deut 3210-11 In translation Moses explains that the Israelites were forlorn before God found them then He shields them such as an eagle would do to its young He fortifies his people by placing them in his hands Moses uses a synecdoche for the Israelites by calling them him Two metaphors are stated when He compares the desert to a howling waste and when He compares His people to the apple of His eyeMoses protests against the Israelites in verse eighteen You deserted the Rock who fathered you you forgot the God who gave you birth The Lord saw this and rejected them because he was angered by his sons and daughters In reaction to this God is angered and jealous He pours his wrath out onto them by producing pestilences famines and by scattering them He kindles a fire with his wrathIn conclusion God is there for His people and when they are led astray He allows bad things to happen to them in order for them to be humbled and to realize his power and majesty He is always present for his people
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