When we read(/study) the Bible we should look for applications; not for others but for ourselves. Do we have a personal record of transformation (called sanctification) that we can point to as part of Christ’s redeeming grace? Our task is just to listen to their story, their hurts, and to their hearts. This is the point of having empathy which is more than sympathy.
Abortion is the most divisive issue in our country and in politics. On both sides of the issue is the same – the rights of the living. But who is the living? It’s really this question that people argue.
This section of scripture emphasizes “Compassion” as a part of “Judging”. It has many inter-related scriptures that form a comprehensive unit that in itself provides full explanation to every verse within this passage. What is not very clear to many is that “judge not” is related to our […]