Category Archives: employment

the sacred right to work

the sacred right to work Deuteronomy 27:17 (JDV) Deuteronomy 27:17 ‘The one who moves his neighbor’s boundary marker is afflicted with a curse.’ And all the people will say, ‘Amen!’ the sacred right to work To move a neighbor’s boundary … Continue reading

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daily wages rule

daily wages rule Deuteronomy 24:14-15 (JDV) Deuteronomy 24:14 “Do not exploit a hired worker who is poor and needy, whether one of your Israelite brothers or one of the guests in a town in your land. Deuteronomy 24:15 You are … Continue reading

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jobs and the will of God

jobs and the will of God Deuteronomy 24:6-7 (JDV) Deuteronomy 24:6 “Do not take a pair of grindstones or even the upper millstone as security for a debt, because that is like taking a throat as security. Deuteronomy 24:7 “If … Continue reading

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work and marriage

work and marriage Deuteronomy 24:5 (JDV) Deuteronomy 24:5 “When a man takes a bride, he must not go out with the army or be liable for any duty. He is free to stay at home for one year, so that … Continue reading

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extending the family

  extending the family Deuteronomy 16:8-11 (JDV) Deuteronomy 16:8 Eat matzah for six days. On the seventh day there is to be a solemn assembly to Yahveh your God; do not do any work. Deuteronomy 16:9 “You are to count … Continue reading

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when they want to stay

  when they want to stay Deuteronomy 15:16-18 Deuteronomy 15:16 But if your slave says to you, ‘I don’t want to leave you,’ because he cares about you and your family, and is well off with you, Deuteronomy 15:17 take … Continue reading

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following this pattern

devotional post # 2256 Numbers 2:32-34 Num 2:32 These are the sons of Israel as mustered by their fathers’ houses. All those mustered in the camps by their companies were 603,550. Num 2:33 But the Levites were not mustered among … Continue reading

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compensation for consecration

Leviticus 7:8-10 Lev 7:8 And the priest who offers any man’s ascending offering will have for himself the skin of the ascending offering that he has offered. Lev 7:9 And every tribute offering baked in the oven and all that … Continue reading

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ploughing with confidence

1 Corinthians 9:8-10 1Co 9:8 Am I speaking from mere human logic, or does not the Law say these things? 1Co 9:9 Because it is written in the Law by Moses, “You will not muzzle an ox while it is … Continue reading

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purchased at a high price

1 Cor. 7:21-24 21 Were you called while a bondservant? Do not worry about it; but if you are able also to become free, I would rather you use that opportunity.  22 Because the bondservant called by the Lord is … Continue reading

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