When you are hired for your first job, you’ll probably be given a sheet of paper with what is called a “Job Description.” This is a list of all the things you’ll be required to do. Well, God has something like that for us as we live out our “job” of being a loving Christian person. Actually, it’s really not a job after all, for when we do what God wants us to do, God gives us fun and strength to do it! The relation we have with God is meant to be like a super-loving employer to us.
The Hebrew word that is used for “precepts” are the terms of a job description—yet they carry that sense of a wonderful bond of friendship between us and the best boss of all: our God!
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