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G-d Wants Us to Be Meritorious

Why we need so many mitzvahs

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G-d Wants Us to Be Meritorious: Why we need so many mitzvahs

Rabbi Chananya ben Akashya said: “The Holy One, blessed be He, wished to make the people of Israel meritorious; therefore He gave them Torah and mitzvot in abundant measure, as it is written: ‘The L rd desired, for the sake of his [Israel’s] righteousness, to make the Torah great and glorious.’”
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