John 1:18 No one has seen God at any time. The only begotten Son, who is in the bosom of the Father, He has declared Him.
I was lead to believe that Israel being God's people have seen God in person many times.
Exodus 19:20 Then the LORD came down upon Mount Sinai, on the top of the mountain. And the LORD called Moses to the top of the mountain, and Moses went up.
But reading the verses below proved to me otherwise.
Acts 7:30 “And when forty years had passed, an Angel of the Lord appeared to him in a flame of fire in a bush, in the wilderness of Mount Sinai.
Acts 7:38 “This is he who was in the congregation in the wilderness with the Angel who spoke to him on Mount Sinai, and with our fathers, the one who received the living oracles to give to us,
It was an angel of the Lord whom Moses see and giving the law of a fleshly commandment.
And by Him (Christ Jesus) who has come, not according to the law of a fleshly commandment, but according to the power of an endless life, everyone who believes is justified from all things from which you could not be justified by the law of Moses.
Hebrews 9:9-10 It was symbolic for the present time in which both gifts and sacrifices are offered which cannot make him who performed the service perfect in regard to the conscience— concerned only with foods and drinks, various washings, and fleshly ordinances imposed until the time of reformation.
That time of reformation was done by no less than our Lord Jesus Christ.
Hebrews 9:15 And for this cause he is the mediator of the new testament, that by means of death, for the redemption of the transgressions [that were] under the first testament, they which are called might receive the promise of eternal inheritance.