&lt;Tab/&gt;There were many ways in the Old Testament in which the Hebrew beliefs differed from the beliefs of other cultures. The Mesopotamians, for example, worshiped God as a Idol or statue that was placed in a church. In the Old Testament idolatry was outlawed. God was a spirit that we could only see within ourselves. These were two very different ideas. In the Old Testament God acted in a significantly
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fix past mistakes. God was respected and worshiped. Men gave and devoted their lives to God. Contrary to the beliefs of the Hebrews the Mesopotamians and many other cultures believed that God was a being with greater power than man. God was not considered the father or creator of man, rather a more obnoxious powerful being avoided at all costs.