Three, quite tough and dogmatic readings this week and all seeking to tell us what to do and how to do it. They are the sort of readings that might make some of us rebel, especially those of us that don’t like being told exactly what to do or believe. These readings are a bit like a stern parent saying:
“Just do as I tell you!”
When what we might want to say is; ‘Why?’
‘Why?’ is a good question. These three readings are just gob-bits from larger texts of the Bible and we really can’t take them...