Deuteronomy 4: 1-2, 6-8
God gives commandments as guidelines to help the people live well.  The commandments are a sign of God’s love.

James 1: 17-18, 21-22. 27
James reminds us that living virtuously is not a private affair and includes caring for those who are vulnerable.

Mark 7: 1-8, 14-15, 21-23
Jesus teaches his hearers that there is a natural law implanted in all of us by God – this law is more important than any human legislation.