Tag Archives: Boundaries

Exodus 22: Boundaries, Trust and Reconciliation

Exodus 22:1-15 Expanding the Commandment on Stealing  When someone steals an ox or a sheep, and slaughters it or sells it, the thief shall pay five oxen for an ox, and four sheep for a sheep.1 The thief shall make … Continue reading

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 Deuteronomy 22: Miscellaneous Laws

Deuteronomy 22: 1-4 Caring for the Neighbor’s Property 1 You shall not watch your neighbor’s ox or sheep straying away and ignore them; you shall take them back to their owner. 2 If the owner does not reside near you … Continue reading

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Something Different: Church As A Farm Without Fences

I will continue on with my growing project on authority tomorrow, but since I haven’t completed the next post in that series I’m going to do something different today. The question of authority is a very live question, and it … Continue reading

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