The Law

 ‘For the Lord is our judge, the Lord is our lawgiver, the Lord is our King.’ (Isaiah 33:22) The books of the Law: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy, establish those commands necessary for us to follow if we are to arrive at eternal life. Elsewhere St Thomas defines a law as, “An ordinance of reason by he who has care of the common good and is promulgated.” St Thomas likens the role of God in the Law to that of a king. A king is one who has care of the common good of his people and thus is … Continue reading The Law