Gilgamesh Gods And Christianity

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The Epic of Gilgamesh and the Bible are alike in some ways but very different in more important and valuable ways. The Christian God is a true and powerful God. The gods in Gilgamesh don’t even deserve to be referred to as a god. The Christian God is a reliable one whereas the gods in Gilgamesh could not be trusted. In the Epic of Gilgamesh, the gods don’t compare to the God that Christians believe in today. The God in the Christian Bible is a stable God. This stability is shown in the covenants that God made with His followers and continues to make. By being the truth, and saving all Christians, He confirms that He is an everlasting God and will not break the covenants that He makes with His people. The Bible supports this in many different Bible scriptures. In Genesis 9:11-17, God makes a covenant with Noah after the flood. He promises Noah that He will never flood the earth again. God gives Noah a sign of this covenant with a rainbow. Another example of a covenant that God made is in Genesis 15. He promises Abram that he would have many children with his wife Sarai. God asked Abram and Sarai to change their names to Abraham and Sarah. They followed this along with all of His rules and God in return blessed them with a son named Isaac. This depicts the covenant that God made with Abram and Sarai and because He is a true God, Abraham and Sarah produced many generations of descendants, despite their old age. God shows Christians that He is the truth in John 14:6. Jesus says, “I am the way and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the father except through me.” This shows Christians that Jesus Christ is the truth and that He will save them. The Christian God is also special because He forgives sins. In 1 John 2:1, God says that He will not allow sin but if sin does happen He will forgive. Another place where God shows his willingness to

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