Words from Heaven
Today’s reading: Exodus 20:22-23:13
We may find some of God’s rules for ancient Israel to be largely irrelevant in our modern society, but they do show that all of life is lived before the face of God. He is properly concerned about how we deal with others: showing care, love, and justice.
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[For more reflections on these passages see the corresponding reading in my book Cover to Cover: Through the Bible in 365 days].