“My eyes will watch over them for good”

August 4 – Today’s Readings – Jeremiah 22-24 and Psalms 34 We see a shift happening in the book of Jeremiah right around Chapter 24. Just as soon as the people of God have gone into captivity as a result of their sin, God is already revealing His plan to get them out of there and back to where they belong. “This is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says: ‘Like these good figs, I regard as good Continue Reading

Restoration and Restitution

February 4 - Today's Readings - Exodus 22-24 and Psalms 34 My meditation today has to do with all the “rules” that governed the Israelites as a new nation under God. Some of these make perfect sense today and some seem archaic and meaningless. One general moral standard that repeatedly stands out for me is that of RESTITUTION. We don't see much restitution as part of our society’s justice Continue Reading