103-1425 Chapter 25

Chapter 25

Punishments had its limitations. (Verses 1-3) The beast of burden were to be cared for. (Verses 4) There were laws to regulate the marriage of a brother’s widow. (Verses 5-10) Immodest assault of another person was prohibited, this was probably for the religious overtones of sexuality than for immodesty. (Verses 11-12) Proper weights and measures were to be used in trading. (Verses 13-16)

In the remembrance of Amalek we see a difference from the book of Exodus (Exodus 17:8-16) than in Deuteronomy. (Verses 17-19)

Legislating public or privet morality inevitably fails but the idealism remains. Through appropriate ethical and theological guidelines, the covenant community is to exalt personal morality and conduct.

Academic Administrator for Durant Bible College Pastor's Assistant First Baptist Church of Durant Clerk First Baptist Church of Durant