Archive for September, 2009

Proverbs 22; Mark 7:24-37

September 8, 2009

Don’t we tend to see life falling along two lines: getting ready for action and then doing the action – cleaning the counter, then making the cake; clearing the runway, then flying the plane? Scripture is no different. Part of it shows how to clear the way to spiritual growth, and part of it shows that growth in action. Take the reading from Proverbs. Today’s passage selects out a particular obstacle to spiritual growth and warns us against it: “Whoever sows injustice will reap calamity.” We are so used to this we take it for granted: the Bible helps us see where certain things we do work against us. (more…)