Is God love?

If God is love (1 John 4:8) , and Love is patient, kind, and does not keep record of wrongs (1 Corinthians 13:4-8), then why would God be impatient , unkind, and keep records of our sins to the point of punishing us eternally in hell?

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  1. It doesn’t add up right? The stories in the Old Testament do not portray a benevolent God in any manner. He’s willing to kill thousands of innocent people for simply being numbered (2 Sam 24:1-16)or that time he set up a king to be killed by sending a lying spirit (1 Kings 22:19–23). Not mention drowning the whole world and so forth. Given the nature of this god in the OT, its not suprising that he would create a place for eternal punishment. His actions do not demonstrate love as described in the Corinthians passage. Which is one of many reaons why I have a hard time believing he exists

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