Lent Questions Day 9, 2014

lent 2014

Leviticus 19:1-2, 11-18

And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying, 2 “Speak to all the congregation of the people of Israel and say to them,You shall be holy, for I the Lord your God am holy.

11 “You shall not steal; you shall not deal falsely; you shall not lie to one another. 12 You shall not swear by my name falsely, and so profane the name of your God: I am theLord.

13 “You shall not oppress your neighbor or rob him. The wages of a hired worker shall not remain with you all night until the morning. 14 You shall not curse the deaf or put a stumbling block before the blind, but you shall fear your God: I am the Lord.

15 “You shall do no injustice in court. You shall not be partial to the poor or defer to the great, but in righteousness shall you judge your neighbor. 16 You shall not go around as a slanderer among your people, and you shall not stand up against the life of your neighbor: I am the Lord.

17 “You shall not hate your brother in your heart, but you shall reason frankly with your neighbor, lest you incur sin because of him. 18 You shall not take vengeance or bear a grudge against the sons of your own people, but you shall love your neighbor as yourself: I am the Lord.

 

What commands does God give to the people?

Which commands do you struggle living out in your daily life?

How can you better integrate these into your life?

What is the reason we should follow God’s commands?

How do these verses bring new meaning to Lent for you?

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