It is easy to be scared by this passage; it is full of vivid, somewhat gruesome language, of judgement and punishment. But behind it is a message of love. It reminds us that first and foremost, God wants a relationship with us, and he wants nothing to stand in the way of that. And this is what the season of Lent is all about; a time where we give up things that might be separating from God.
How is your Lent journey going so far? Are you feeling closer to God, or do you need to remove something that is getting in the way?
Today’s Thought for the Day for Lent is from David