God’s Simple Requirements

We tend to complicate things. But in today’s Bible reading* Micah lays out God’s simple requirements for His people. And it all comes down to relationship and character traits. We tend to think in terms of Dos and Don’ts. You know, do the Dos and don’t do the Don’ts. But God presents his simple requirements…

Donald Trump Found Guilty …

Preface note: This is NOT one of my “devotional” posts based on the day’s Bible readings. This is an exercise in “free speech”, a provision in the US Constitution’s First Amendment. I plan to not make any further comments on yesterday’s verdict. I have many, more important things to spend my time and effort on….

Get Back to the Basics

Fresh off the heels of their tremendous victory over Jericho, Joshua sends a small group of soldiers to defeat a smaller city of Ai in today’s Bible reading*. They thought this would be a quick battle, but that’s not what happened. Why? Because “the people” had been unfaithful. (Joshua 7:1) Actually, it was only one…

Etched in Stone

I recently told someone that our plans were “etched in ice”. In other words, the plans were very tentative and everything was subject to change. That’s a far cry from today’s Bible reading* where Moses and the Elders command the people after they cross the Jordan River into the Promised Land to build a stone…