Deuteronomy 4:1-2,6,8; Psalms 15:2-5; James 1:17-18,21-22,27; Mark 7:1-8,14-15,21-23
We are all, of course, familiar with the religious tradition of reciting the Twenty-Third Psalm at graveside:
The Lord is my Shepherd;
I shall not want.
He maketh me to lie down in green pastures;
He leadeth me beside still water
He restorth my soul;
He leadeth me in the path of righteousness
for His Name’s sake.
Yes, though I walk through the valley of the
hadow of death, I will fear no evil;
for Thou art with me;
Thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.
Thou preparest a table before me in
the presence of mine enemies;
Thou anointest my head with oil;
my cup runneth over,
Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me
all the days of my life;
and I will dwell in the House of the Lord forever!1
It’s still summertime, still the season in which another human tradition of our time and culture…
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