Above and Not Below
September 16, 2021
"Adonai will make you the head and not the tail; and you will be only above, never below – if you will listen to, observe and obey the mizvot (command) of Adonai your God and not turn away from any of the words I am ordering you today, neither to the right nor to the left, to follow after other gods and serve them."
– Deuteronomy 28:13-14, CJB
Just the day before the flood on Sept. 1, Deuteronomy 28:13 was the topic of a daily devotion I had read.
"You will be above and never below" took on a more literal meaning the very next day. We watched all morning as the creek slowly swelled and...