Category: Breaking the Law

Most of us prefer to live without constraints. But today’s chapter shows the consequences of giving in to our natural inclinations… READ JUDGES 15   Make notes, if you’d like, of what stands out for you. Feel free to use the …

13 May: Liberal Governance Read More »

In the 2011 movie The Adjustment Bureau, David (Matt Damon) was told that extreme circumstances would require a complete recalibration of his mind, in order to get him back on the right path. Today’s chapter shows how the problem is …

19 March: The Problem with Religion Read More »

With so much in the media today to complain about, it’s little wonder that any kind of benevolent deity would seem detached, unconcerned, and slow to provide justice for victims… READ NAHUM 1  Make notes, if you’d like, of what …

26 August: Justice for Victims Read More »

If you think you’ll get away with it, today’s story of adultery and murder, shows that even a well-thought-through plan will be found out …eventually. READ 2 SAMUEL 11   Make notes, if you’d like, of what stands out for you. …

30 May: The Perfect CoverUp Read More »

This chapter raises a yellow flag over our behaviour and thinking. It’s a warning about choosing what’s right in peacetime… READ LUKE 23  Make notes, if you’d like, of what stands out for you. Feel free to use the “Leave …

09 April: The Price of Peace Read More »

I wonder what I’d do if I knew I had two days to live. After spending his last two days on earth in intimate conversations with His closest friends, Jesus is arrested… READ MARK 14   Make notes, if you’d …

01 April: The Final Countdown Read More »

Today’s chapter shows that, apart for the very earliest stories, there’s always been a need for a perfect “go-between” when humans have attempted personal contact with the Divine… READ DEUTERONOMY 5  Make notes, if you’d like, of what stands out …

19 February: The Perfect Go-Between Read More »

Human nature seems to always look for the loopholes to get around rules. But Law is good, IF we use it properly… READ 1 TIMOTHY 1  Make notes, if you’d like, of what stands out for you. Feel free to …

09 November: Misusing the Law Read More »