Tag Archives: Neighbor

Exodus 23: Justice, Celebration and Presence

Exodus 23:1-9 And Justice for All  You shall not spread a false report. You shall not join hands with the wicked to act as a malicious witness. 2 You shall not follow a majority in wrongdoing; when you bear witness … Continue reading

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Psalm 15- Entering the Sacred Presence of God

Psalm 15  <A Psalm of David.> 1 O LORD, who may abide in your tent? Who may dwell on your holy hill? 2 Those who walk blamelessly, and do what is right, and speak the truth from their heart; 3 … Continue reading

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Deuteronomy 23: Boundaries, Purity, Interest, Vows and Limits

Deuteronomy 23: 1-8 Boundaries of the Assembly 1 No one whose testicles are crushed or whose penis is cut off shall be admitted to the assembly of the LORD.  2 Those born of an illicit union shall not be admitted … 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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Soft Hearted

We enter into a world full of broken people and shattered stories Am I my brother’s keeper? Who is my neighbor and who can I ignore? Can’t I just send the crowds away with their insatiable appetite and needs? Or … Continue reading

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