5473 proof, through testing
God seeks proof of genuine love, faith and growth in the lives of his people. To this end, he tests them in various ways. However, when people test him, it is often a symptom of lack of trust.
Reasons for God’s testing of Israel
To prove their love for him Dt 13:1-3
God tests individuals
Those who test God are usually motivated by lack of trust
God may invite certain people to test him
God’s people are to seek proof through testing in certain areas