This is straightforward enough.
Don’t tell lies about your neighbor.
We may not outright lie but maybe
there are times we avoid the truth or don’t speak up… 53 more words
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The Story in Brief: Zedekiah’s manumission of the slaves in besieged Jerusalem (Jer 34:8-22):
Under pressure from besieging Babylonian (or, as my young daughter read it out last night, ‘Babylion’) forces around 588 BC, Zedekiah, last king of Judah, secured the agreement of community leaders to release “fellow Jews” who were enslaved: 34:8-10, 15, 18-19. 964 more words
“Are trees of the field human?” Obviously not. So why would Deuteronomy even ask the question? Or are they saying something else entirely?
This week’s handout: 33 more words