Tag: court

  • Biblical Principle #257: Israel’s Penalty for Permanent Assault Injury

    Biblical Principles List Principle Under the Law of Moses, God prescribed justice for Israel in case of permanent injuries caused by assault. Explanation Sometimes there were physical altercations with no loss of life but permanent injuries sustained. GOD told Moses how these should be handled in court: 18 “If two men revile one another, and…

  • Biblical Principle #254: Israel’s Justice for Injuries

    Biblical Principles List Principle The Law of Moses specified how Israel was to provide justice to an Israelite who was injured by a neighbor. Explanation Under the Law of Moses, GOD prescribed the measure of justice for cases where an Israelite was injured by a neighbor. In essence, whatever happened was to be done back…

  • Biblical Principle #246: Limit to Israelite Beatings

    Biblical Principles List Principle Under the Law of Moses, Israelites could receive no more than forty lashes in a beating for a crime. Explanation GOD set a “reasonable” max threshold of forty lashes to any beating that an Israelite could suffer for a crime: 1 “Now if there should be a dispute between men, and…

  • Biblical Principle #242: Israelites to Respect Court

    Biblical Principles List Principle Under the Law of Moses, God commanded the Israelites to obey the court rulings and respect the officials. Explanation The Law of Moses included instructions for handling court cases and escalating difficult cases. GOD commanded Israel to respect both the judgments rendered and the officials of the courts. 10 You shall…

  • February 28 – Attitude Matters

    Reading Deut. 5:17 Ex. 21:12-14 Num. 35:20-21, 16-19, 29-31, 33-34 Ex. 22:2-3a Num. 35:22-25 Deut. 19:4-6 Num. 35:9-15 Deut. 19:1-3, 7-10 Num. 35:26-28 Deut. 19:11-13 Num. 35:32 Ex. 21:22-25, 16 Deut. 24:7 Lev. 24:19-20 Ex. 21:26-27 Deut. 22:25-29 Ex. 21:15, 18-21 Deut. 25:11-12; 5:19 Ex. 22:3b, 1, 4 Deut. 19:14 Devotional GOD told the Israelites how…