Deuteronomy 6:2-6; Psalm 18:2-4,47,51; Hebrews 7:23-28; Mark 12:28-34
Former late-night host and comedian David Letterman once offered this tip to anyone planning a visit to New York City. He advised, “If you’re planning to travel to the City, do yourself a favor — this is a lot of fun. Check into a Times Square hotel. Take the Bible out of the nightstand, (if it hasn’t already been stolen) and open it up to the Ten Commandments. Next, go to the window, and on a good day you can check the commandments off as you see them being broken.
The truth is we could pick just about any big city, political convention or corporate boardroom and get the very same laugh — for the sins of man know no bounds. The truth is the original sin of humankind, and the original sin of every one of us is the refusal to trust God to show us the way and give us the means of fulfillment. The truth is the original sin of humankind,…