The promise of God's law

There are many words for snow in the Eskimo language. That's understandable. Eskimos live in cold regions where snow is abundant and inescapable. In tropical areas there are numerous names for palm trees. Words in various languages say something about what is common to people's lives.

I was thinking about another set of words as well. Rules, promises, oaths, obligations, contracts, debts, commandments, statutes, ordinances, bonds, requirements, covenants—all of these words, and I'm sure there are many more, are variations on the theme of law.

Testimony of Healing
I Grew up in a small town in which my family were the only...
December 29, 1986

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