TMT 063: Exodus 22:21 – 22:27

beggars-62851_640This week we cover some very interesting and applicable verses.  The class has some interesting dialogue and debate regarding the verses covered which are Exodus Ch. 22 verses 21 – 27.

Below are the relevant verses.

Exodus 22 (NIV)

21“Do not mistreat or oppress a foreigner, for you were foreigners in Egypt.

22“Do not take advantage of the widow or the fatherless. 23If you do and they cry out to me, I will certainly hear their cry. 24My anger will be aroused, and I will kill you with the sword; your wives will become widows and your children fatherless.

25“If you lend money to one of my people among you who is needy, do not treat it like a business deal; charge no interest. 26If you take your neighbor’s cloak as a pledge, return it by sunset, 27because that cloak is the only covering your neighbor has. What else can they sleep in? When they cry out to me, I will hear, for I am compassionate.

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