Category Archives: partiality

judgment balance

  Deuteronomy 14-17 (JDV) Deuteronomy 1:14 “You answered1 me, ‘What you propose to do is good.’ Deuteronomy 1:15 “So I took the leaders of your tribes, wise and respected men, and set them over you as leaders: commanders for thousands, … Continue reading

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second class citizens and the covenant

Leviticus 19:32-34 Lev 19:32 “You will stand up before the grey head and honour the face of an old man, and you will fear your God: I am Yahveh. Lev 19:33 “When a foreign guest is a temporary resident with … 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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carnal people

JEALOUSY AND RIVALRY ARE SIGNS OF IMMATURITY 1 Corinthians 3:1-3 1 Yet I, brothers, was not able to speak to you like you were spiritual people, but like you were carnal people, like you were infants in Christ. 2 It … Continue reading

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unjust justice

Isaiah 10:1-4 1 Oy! Those who decree troublesome decrees, and writers of harmful writings, 2 to keep weak people away from taking legal action, and to steal the justice from the poor of my people, to make widows their spoil; … Continue reading

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curtains and a covering

Exodus 36:14-19 14 He also made curtains of she-goats’ hair for a tent over the tabernacle. He made eleven curtains. 15 The length of each curtain was thirty cubits, and the breadth of each curtain four cubits. The eleven curtains … Continue reading

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Doing more

Matthew 5:43-48 43 “You have heard that it was said, ‘You should love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ 44 But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, 45 so that you may … Continue reading

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missions and fair allotment

Joshua 16-17 Two groups pled for a fair allotment among the lands divvied out after the conquest.  The daughters of Zelophehad sought the land promised by the LORD during the time of Moses.  The sons of Joseph needed more land … Continue reading

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after faith: impartiality

  James 2:1-13.  James continues to show what it is supposed to look like after faith in Christ has come into a person’s life.  One of the differences is that believers see each other differently.  They do not judge by … Continue reading

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