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1 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, 2 Speak unto all the congregation of the children of Israel, and say unto them, Ye shall be holy: for I the LORD your God am holy. 3 Ye shall fear every man his mother, and his father, and keep my sabbaths: I am the LORD your God. 4 Turn ye not unto idols, nor make to yourselves molten gods: I am the LORD your God. 5 And if ye offer a sacrifice of peace offerings unto the LORD, ye shall offer it at your own will. 6 It shall be eaten the same day ye offer it, and on the morrow: and if ought remain until the third day, it shall be burnt in the fire. 7 And if it be eaten at all on the third day, it is abominable; it shall not be accepted. 8 Therefore every one that eateth it shall bear his iniquity, because he hath profaned the hallowed thing of the LORD: and that soul shall be cut off from among his people. 9 And when ye reap the harvest of your land, thou shalt not wholly reap the corners of thy field, neither shalt thou gather the gleanings of thy harvest. 10 And thou shalt not glean thy vineyard, neither shalt thou gather every grape of thy vineyard; thou shalt leave them for the poor and stranger: I am the LORD your God. 11 Ye shall not steal, neither deal falsely, neither lie one to another. 12 And ye shall not swear by my name falsely, neither shalt thou profane the name of thy God: I am the LORD. 13 Thou shalt not defraud thy neighbour, neither rob him: the wages of him that is hired shall not abide with thee all night until the morning. 14 Thou shalt not curse the deaf, nor put a stumblingblock before the blind, but shalt fear thy God: I am the LORD. 15 Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment: thou shalt not respect the person of the poor, nor honor the person of the mighty: but in righteousness shalt thou judge thy neighbour. 16 Thou shalt not go up and down as a talebearer among thy people: neither shalt thou stand against the blood of thy neighbour; I am the LORD. 17 Thou shalt not hate thy brother in thine heart: thou shalt in any wise rebuke thy neighbour, and not suffer sin upon him. 18 Thou shalt not avenge, nor bear any grudge against the children of thy people, but thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself: I am the LORD. 19 Ye shall keep my statutes. Thou shalt not let thy cattle gender with a diverse kind: thou shalt not sow thy field with mingled seed: neither shall a garment mingled of linen and woollen come upon thee. 20 And whosoever lieth carnally with a woman, that is a bondmaid, betrothed to an husband, and not at all redeemed, nor freedom given her; she shall be scourged; they shall not be put to death, because she was not free. 21 And he shall bring his trespass offering unto the LORD, unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, even a ram for a trespass offering. 22 And the priest shall make an atonement for him with the ram of the trespass offering before the LORD for his sin which he hath done: and the sin which he hath done shall be forgiven him. 23 And when ye shall come into the land, and shall have planted all manner of trees for food, then ye shall count the fruit thereof as uncircumcised: three years shall it be as uncircumcised unto you: it shall not be eaten of. 24 But in the fourth year all the fruit thereof shall be holy to praise the LORD withal. 25 And in the fifth year shall ye eat of the fruit thereof, that it may yield unto you the increase thereof: I am the LORD your God. 26 Ye shall not eat any thing with the blood: neither shall ye use enchantment, nor observe times. 27 Ye shall not round the corners of your heads, neither shalt thou mar the corners of thy beard. 28 Ye shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor print any marks upon you: I am the LORD. 29 Do not prostitute thy daughter, to cause her to be a whore; lest the land fall to whoredom, and the land become full of wickedness. 30 Ye shall keep my sabbaths, and reverence my sanctuary: I am the LORD. 31 Regard not them that have familiar spirits, neither seek after wizards, to be defiled by them: I am the LORD your God. 32 Thou shalt rise up before the hoary head, and honour the face of the old man, and fear thy God: I am the LORD. 33 And if a stranger sojourn with thee in your land, ye shall not vex him. 34 But the stranger that dwelleth with you shall be unto you as one born among you, and thou shalt love him as thyself; for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt: I am the LORD your God. 35 Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment, in meteyard, in weight, or in measure. 36 Just balances, just weights, a just ephah, and a just hin, shall ye have: I am the LORD your God, which brought you out of the land of Egypt. 37 Therefore shall ye observe all my statutes, and all my judgments, and do them: I am the LORD.

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1 Cary W = "Until Christ made His appearance, God had to work with His people toward an outward obedience of His Laws and Decrees, to teach them about holiness.  Since He is holy, we can only fellowship with Him in purity and holiness.  We can learn much about the attitude being cultivated here, for it is one of great care, patience and devotion."
2 angela h = "Moses is restating the fifth and fourth commandments. See Exodus 20:9-12."
3 angela h = "This is a variant of the first and second commandment. See Exodus 20:3-6."
4 angela h = "The sacrifice made to God is eaten by the people offering it. I would say that shows that we benefit from serving God.However, if we do not adhere to His guidelines, it doesn't benefit us or Him. It does quite the opposite."
5 Sara Di Diego = "This reasoning behind this rule was to prevent any bad spirit from attaching itself to the meat on the altar.Work Cited:http://www.biblestudytools.com/commentaries/jamieson-fausset-brown/leviticus/leviticus-19.html"
6 angela h = "See Romans 6:23 If we sin, we die (spiritually). If we trust Jesus as Savior, He pays the debt that we cannot. Everyone lives eternally. The choice is where we take up residence."
7 angela h = "God commands us to care for the poor. We should never consume everything without giving to the needy. We are all one life change away from poverty. We will do well to remember this."
8 angela h = "This is a restating of the 8th and 9th commandments. See Exodus 20:15-16."
9 angela h = "This is restating the 3rd commandment. See Exodus 20:7."
10 angela h = "God gives us guidelines of how to be fair to others. It doesn't come naturally so we do need to be told. Here we see that it is wrong to always try to make things come out favorably for ourselves. God calls for complete honesty and prompt payment of wages. "
11 angela h = "We should never, never be unkind to those who have physical disabilities. If we care to examine this verse a litter deeper...think about the times in the New Testament that Jesus talks of the lost as blind or as the saved as "he who has an ear to hear" See Revelation chapters 1-3 and Matthew 15:14; 23:24.So we conclude that the lost are deaf and blind (spiritually). We should try to win them to Jesus. We should not cast them to the side or belittle them. We should tell them Jesus loves them and wants to save them. John 3:16; Romans 5:8"
12 angela h = "If we are to judge a cause, we shall judge by the actions of the people involved. We shouldn't let anyone's bank account or lack thereof cloud our judgement."
13 angela h = "This is a good one! Let's practice keeping our mouths shut. Just because we know something doesn't mean it is beneficial to repeat it. We show more honor and love by praying for others, not telling on them.Read James chapter 1 and I Peter 4:8 and Proverbs 17:9"
14 Cary W = "This wise passage reminds me of how destructive any attitude but love and humility can be, especially anger, hate and resentment.  To really love ourselves and our neighbor with a full true heart, we must have every remnant or stain of sin purged from our depths."
15 angela h = "Read Matthew 5:21-25.Jesus suggests to be angry with your brother is murder. He also says God will not accept our offerings if our heart isn't right. We can't be right with God if we are not right with our brothers."
16 Yaakov ben Chaim Tzvi = "God sees into our hearts and commands us not to hate another when we rebuke someone. Rebuke should never be out of anger, but out of love. When we are silent in the face of evil, it's as if we are complicit in their iniquity. This is why the Torah states that when we lovingly rebuke someone doing wrong, we don't share in his/her guilt."
17 Cary W = "We cannot love God with our whole heart and be mad at our brother; they just don't co-exist.  And as we acknowledge only God is good and worthy to be judge, then we better just care for the condition of our own heart, and seek so earnestly forgiveness for everyone else.  Unfortunately, the sins we do not forgive, we ourselves retain and keep....dirtying our garment of life."
18 Yaakov ben Chaim Tzvi = "Whenever God gives a decree in scriptures which we are unable to rationally comprehend, the statement always ends with "I am the Lord". Human nature is such that we bear grudge against those who do us wrong, here God states that we shouldn't... why? Because He is the Lord and commands us not to. This is number 20 of the 613 written commandments in the Hebrew scriptures."
19 angela h = "God insists on purity. See Galatians 5:9 and 2 Corinthians 6:14If we are allowing a tiny amount of sin in our lives, then we are warring against God! "
20 Yaakov ben Chaim Tzvi = "The planting of diverse seeds and mixing of species seems like a strange prohibition however the underlying concept is that if we believe God created all things perfect, then why are we trying to increase "perfection" by making new plants, animals and fruits which were not originally created by God. Trying to mix different species and create "new" life is similar to "playing God", therefore God compels us to leave the creation to Him so to speak. This is commandment number 234 out of the 613 written commandments in the Torah."
21 angela h = "These trespass offerings had to be made over and over. Humans will sin. It is in their nature. If we accept Jesus as our sacrifice we don't need to crucify Him over and over. He was perfect and His work is eternal. When He died for all of our sins, it was for past, present, and future sins. Think about it when He was on the cross, we were still in the future. He is not restricted by time, as we are. He created time and therefore has mastery over it. All we need to do to be forgiven is repent and confess. See 1st John 1:9."
22 angela h = "Don't eat anything raw or uncooked. I have a suspicion that God knew about germs way before we did. Using enchantment and observing times are witchcraft and fortunetelling. The Bible warns over and over against these things. If we are relying on anything but God, then we are relying on Satan. "
23 Sara Di Diego = "This was a common practice for heathens.  One would make deep gashes in the face, arms, and legs during a time of mourning for the dead.  The Jews learned this practice in Egypt, and some had resumed this practice during this time.Work Cited:http://www.biblestudytools.com/commentaries/jamieson-fausset-brown/leviticus/leviticus-19.html"
24 angela h = "See Exodus 20:8-11 in regard to the Sabbath.Respect for the sanctuary is still important. Do we eat, drink, run, horseplay at church?How about our bodies (which are the temple of God)...do we pollute them?  See Romans 12:1"
25 angela h = "This is an expounding on verse 26. If God took time  to warn us 2 times in one chapter, it must be pretty important. No witchcraft, no astrology, no mediums, no Ouija, etc... If it's not of God...stay away from it!"
26 angela h = "Respect our elders. Give them honor."
27 angela h = "Wow! Treat everybody with respect! Think about this...the saved are strangers here in this world. We belong to the Kingdom of God. We are citizens of heaven."
28 angela h = "See Luke 6:38. God's people should never disgrace God by cheating others."