13 Principles of Torah-based Faith that were enumerated by Rambam (Maimonides):
1. I fully believe that G-d is the One Creator and Leader of all that was created and came to be, is coming to be, and will come to be.
The Rambam has articulated this first point beautifully. It is HaShem who created everything - without exception - out of pure grace. He did not need to do so, for there is nothing that is lacking or in need of Him.
Belief in One G-d is linked to the first Noachid prohibition of idolatry. It is the rejection of any other entity (that exists or that one invents in one's imagination) as a possible source or co-source of something that exists. It is the recognition that He is the only One who has Authority over creation and our lives and the Only Source for blessings.
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Angelique Sijbolts is one of the main writers for the Noahide Academy. She has been an observant Noahide for many years. She studies Torah with Rabbi Perets every week. Angelique invests much of her time in editing video-lectures for the Rabbis of the Academy and contributes in administrating the Academy's website in English and Dutch. She lives in the north of the Netherlands. Married and mother of two sons. She works as a teacher in a school with students with special needs. And is a Hebrew Teacher for the levels beginners en intermediate. She likes to walk, to read and play the piano.
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