Tag: fair

  • Biblical Principle #261: Law’s Penalty for Wrongful Taking

    Biblical Principles List Principle Under the Law of Moses, God prescribed the penalty for an Israelite who wrongfully took another’s property. Explanation In the Law of Moses, we read: 5 Again the Lord spoke to Moses, saying, 6 “Speak to the children of Israel, saying, ‘When a man or woman commits one of the sins…

  • September 3 – Repent and Live

    Reading Eze. 32:1-32; 33:1-20 Devotional It has now been over 12 years since Ezekiel was taken to Babylon. The children of Israel complained among themselves because of their suffering, saying: …Truly our transgressions and our sins are upon us, and we waste away because of them; how then can we live? (Eze. 33:10 AMP) GOD…

  • August 18 – Personal Accountability

    Reading Eze. 15:1-18:32 Devotional Eze. 18 is one of the most important passages in the Bible. During Ezekiel’s day the Israelites were fond of saying, “The fathers eat sour grapes, and the children’s teeth are set on edge.” GOD rebuked them for using this proverb because what they were saying was, “Hey, we’re in this…

  • April 3 – GOD Saves David but not Priests

    Reading 1 Sam. 22:6-23 Psalm 52 1 Sam. 23:1-14 Psalm 63 1 Sam. 23:15-25 Psalm 54 1 Sam. 23:26-24:22 Psalm 57 1 Sam. 25:1a Devotional A man named Doeg told King Saul how David had gone to see the priest Ahimelech. Saul sent for Ahimelech and his family. Saul asked Ahimelech why he had conspired…

  • February 24 – Do Not Take Advantage of One Another

    Reading Devotional GOD gave the Israelites instructions regarding the land they were to possess. Every seventh year the Israelites were to allow the land to lie desolate—that is, to not farm it. As long as they obeyed GOD He would bless them with three years-worth of produce every sixth year so they had plenty to…