Monthly Archives: September 2016

culture clashers

Leviticus 19:26-28 Lev 19:26 “You will not eat any flesh with the blood in it. You will not interpret omens or tell fortunes. Lev 19:27 You will not round off the hair on your temples or mar the edges of … Continue reading

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uncircumcised trees

Leviticus 19:23-25 Lev 19:23 “When you come into the land and plant any kind of tree for food, then you will regard its fruit as if it had a foreskin. Three years it will be uncircumcised to you; it must … Continue reading

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it’s complicated

Leviticus 19:20-22 Lev 19:20 “If a man lies sexually with a woman who is a slave, assigned to another man and not yet ransomed or given her freedom, a distinction will be made. They will not be put to death, … Continue reading

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reflecting God’s particular purity

Leviticus 19:17-19 Lev 19:17 “You will not hate your brother in your heart, but you will reason frankly with your associate, or you will be responsible for a mistake because of him. Lev 19:18 You will not take vengeance or … Continue reading

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reflecting God’s impartial love

Leviticus 19:13-16 Lev 19:13 “You will not exploit your neighbour or rob him. The wages of a hired worker will not remain with you all night until the morning. Lev 19:14 You will not curse the deaf or put a … Continue reading

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reflecting God’s considerate love

Leviticus 19:9-12 Lev 19:9 “When you reap the harvest of your land, you will not reap your field right up to its edge, neither will you gather the gleanings after your harvest. Lev 19:10 And you will not strip your … Continue reading

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keeping current

Leviticus 19:5-8 Lev 19:5 “When you offer a sacrifice for healthy relationships to Yahveh, you will offer it so that you may be accepted. Lev 19:6 It will be eaten the same day you offer it or on the day … Continue reading

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every one of you

Leviticus 19:1-4 Lev 19:1 And Yahveh spoke to Moses, and this is what he said, Lev 19:2 “Speak to all the congregation of the people of Israel and say to them, you will be holy, because I Yahveh your God … Continue reading

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abominable prescriptions

Leviticus 18:24-30 Lev 18:24 “Do not make yourselves contaminated by any of these things, because by all these the nations I am driving out before you have become contaminated, Lev 18:25 and the land became contaminated, so that I punished … Continue reading

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abomination too

Leviticus 18:19-23 Lev 18:19 “You will not approach a woman to uncover her nakedness while she is in her menstrual contamination. Lev 18:20 And you will not lie sexually with your associate’s wife and so make yourself contaminated with her. … Continue reading

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