Human Responsibility | Part Five
Human Responsibility | Part Five | Chapter Four, paragraph 10-11
The ultimate intention behind all of the mitzvot is to draw close to G-d and to bask in His light. And the whole point of refraining from sins is to avoid drawing away from Him.
While these are the overarching reasons for the mitzvot in general, their specific roles are rooted in deep mysteries that are dependent on man’s own and the world’s makeup, as we indicated. But we’ll address some of that at a later point.