What Does God Want from You?

What does the Lord require of you?
                     —Micah 6:8)

A rigid clergy combed the Torah and came up with 613 commands. Then piled on thousands of additional interpretive rules.

Micah reduced it to three: “act justly … love mercy … walk humbly with your God.”

God can’t be bribed. Bad behavior can’t be bought off by writing a check or going to church. It isn’t what you bring, but what you are that matters.

Your Bible doesn’t tell you exactly what to do in every situation. But in any situation, passing what you say and do through these three filters will keep you from going wrong …

Is this the just thing to say or do?
Is this the merciful thing to say or do?
Is this the humble thing to say or do?

If your work speaks for itself,
don’t interrupt by talking about it.

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