This week’s lectionary passages are replete with what appear to be stark contrasts between “us” and “them”, and as such deserve careful consideration.
“Happy are those whose … delight is in the law of the Lord.”
Thus begins the book of Psalms – with a burst of joy and rejoicing in the Law. Really? The Law? The Old Testament Law is often viewed as obscure, never-ending rules through which salvation could barely be gained, if at all.
Read the entire reflection here.