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Posts tagged “Deut. 15

Deuteronomy, The Book Of Love

What do you see in this image? What you see depends on your point of view, your perspective.

There’s both a white vase and a two black profiles, but one of them stands out depending on the way you see things.

This same principle applies when we read the Bible. We read it from a certain perspective. It may be a preconceived notion we have. It may be through a filter of how we’ve come to understand a certain passage. It may be a perspective we were taught. If we’d never read the Bible and pick it up one day, we’ll see things through our own experiences, sensitivities, fears, orientation to life and our notions of God.

We can’t help it, as humans we bring all of our psyche and intellect to everything we do.

How We Read The Bible

In reading through the Torah – and specifically those books with a lot of commandments – your perspective will determine how you characterize God. (more…)


The 10 Commandments – A List or a Lifestyle? (1-4)

God's guidance“He has declared that he will set you in praise, fame and honor high above all the nations he has made and that you will be a people holy to the Lord your God, as he promised.”  (Deut. 26:19)

Those are blessings I’d like to receive!  But before we “name it and claim it”, let’s look at the context. (more…)