Compared to the people in this Bible story, we're all saints. Right?
There are a lot of different kinds of laws in Deuteronomy 22, but a couple of them teach us how to treat each other. Guess what? We don't follow them.
And when I'm scrolling through, I wonder, what would it take for all of this to be fixed? What would it take to make the problems go away? Yet I know I'm asking for too much, for perfection.
What does a perfect world look like to you?
Summary: What's a routine or habit or process that you get super anal about? Like you have to have things exactly this way or else you get kind of annoyed. I have this problem a lot. For example, if someone interrupts my TV/food time and talks my head off, I feel like I'm being personally … Continue reading The Love In The Law (Leviticus 6)
Summary: "My, how the tables have turned." Do you ever dream of saying this, or something like this, to all the people who doubted you once you've proven them wrong? Or do you imagine the vacations you'll enjoy once you land your dream job or the awesome clothing you'll wear once you finally get that summer … Continue reading It Is God (Genesis 41)
Summary: One of my favorite genres of music is Christian rap/hip-hop. It cracks me up. Don't get me wrong, some Christian hip-hop artists write really good music, especially these days. But there are some songs, circa 2009 and earlier, whose lyrics and delivery just have me rolling. So many of them sound like they're trying … Continue reading Ballin’ (Genesis 23)
Summary: Have you ever heard of the 1%? They are supposed to be the richest in our society, the ones who allegedly control most of the wealth and all of the power. Some believe that these influential few control our politics, our resources, and even our weather. They meet in secret and plan the fates … Continue reading A Really Bad Idea (Genesis 11)
Summary: Do you want to have kids one day? Maybe you're one of those people who wants eight kids. Or perhaps you'd like a conservative 2.5 kids. Or you already have a family. But if you're in the group of people who either chose not to have kids or are adamant that they will never … Continue reading When Three Men Populated the World (Genesis 10)