I carry my Bible practically everywhere I go. (ALWAYS ready to make a defense for the Truth of our Messiah and His Torah…) In my Bible case, I keep a little yellow note pad to jot ideas or thoughts to pursue, or comment on, or write about. Maybe a book, a thought, a verse, etc… Some days, like today, are particularly fertile and I wind up adding four or five new ideas or thoughts to develop for this blog or for personal study.
Recently, I posted one of the most popular posts I’ve written. It was short, to the point and something I thought I was the only one who had overlooked… But, something connected. Well, this goes very well with that post…
We enjoyed the day in the company of some Messianic friends and, as I love to do, I cruised a few of the books they had laying around. I found a little gem that I’ll share more about later, but as I glanced through the book reading snippets, the use of a particular reference caught my eye. I had to look it up and, upon reading it for myself, pulled out the ever-ready highlighters and drew a big gawdy orange box around this verse.
It BEGGED the question:
“Which ordinance(s) of God is (are) unrighteous?”
I immediately asked our hosts and they looked at me like I was confused or had lost my marbles.
Sue answered, “Well, …none of them.”
All of Christendom would have to agree. A righteous God cannot give unrighteous ordinances. Period.
The sum of Your word is truth,
And every one of Your righteous ordinances is everlasting.
The ordinances that Christendom tries to get around are here until heaven and earth pass away!
I like that question. “Which of God’s ordinances is unrighteous?” I think I’ll be using that in the near future. Hope you will, too!