Deuteronomy chapters 9–11 don’t just tell us what grace and love mean. They show us what grace and love mean – by telling us a story.
This was a real “Oh yeah – aha!” moment in my understanding of the Bible, especially in my understanding of the way Paul uses the Old Testament. The Law of Moses says: You shall not muzzle an ox when it is treading out the grain. (Deut 25:4) Paul says: For it is written in the…