Deuteronomy 23: Why Some Laws Are Worth Keeping

Reading through Deuteronomy can make you react in all kinds of fun ways. In chapter 23, you stumble across this law: “No one whose testicles are crushed or whose penis is cut off shall be admitted to the assembly of theĀ Lord.” and think WHAAAA?! But then you keep reading and you find “With your utensils … Continue reading

Deuteronomy 15: Why Your Attitude Matters

Does it surprise anyone else that God would create a system he knows can be abused? That he would create laws that are dependent not only on peoples’ obedience, but aligning their internal value system to reflect the spirit of those laws? It surprises me. Maybe it has been there the whole time and I … Continue reading