Monday, August 23, 2010

375. Not to extinguish this fire.

Status: Inactive
"And the fire upon the altar shall be burning in it; it shall not be put out: and the priest shall burn wood on it every morning, and lay the burnt offering in order upon it; and he shall burn thereon the fat of the peace offerings." ~ Lev. 6:12

562. A judge must not pervert a case involving a stranger or orphan.

Status: Active
"Thou shalt not pervert the judgment of the stranger, nor of the fatherless; nor take a widow's raiment to pledge: But thou shalt remember that thou wast a bondman in Egypt, and the LORD thy God redeemed thee thence: therefore I command thee to do this thing." ~ Deut. 24:17-18

Friday, August 20, 2010

571. Carefully interrogate the witness

Status: Active
"Then shalt thou enquire, and make search, and ask diligently; and, behold, if it be truth, and the thing certain, that such abomination is wrought among you;" ~ Deut. 13:14

577. Punish the false witnesses as they tried to punish the defendant

Status: Active      
"If a false witness rise up against any man to testify against him that which is wrong; Then both the men, between whom the controversy is, shall stand before the LORD, before the priests and the judges, which shall be in those days; And the judges shall make diligent inquisition: and, behold, if the witness be a false witness, and hath testified falsely against his brother; Then shall ye do unto him, as he had thought to have done unto his brother: so shalt thou put the evil away from among you." ~ Deut. 19:16-19

573. Not to accept testimony from a lone witness.

Status: Active
"One witness shall not rise up against a man for any iniquity, or for any sin, in any sin that he sinneth: at the mouth of two witnesses, or at the mouth of three witnesses, shall the matter be established." ~ Deut. 19:15

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

600. Not to forget Amalek's atrocities.

Status: Inactive
"How he met thee by the way, and smote the hindmost of thee, even all that were feeble behind thee, when thou wast faint and weary; and he feared not God." ~ Deut. 25:18

599. Remember what Amalek did to the Israeli people.

Status: Inactive
"Remember what Amalek did unto thee by the way, when ye were come forth out of Egypt" ~ Deut. 25:17