BE HOLY BECAUSE I AM HOLY (II)
Key Verse: 20:26
- Read chapter 17. What are the laws regarding to killing an ox, a lamb or a goat? (1-9) Why does God give such laws? What are the laws regarding to eating hunted animals and dead animals (13,15-16)? How does God punish those who eat blood? (10) Why does God strictly ban eating blood? (11-12, 14)
- Read chapters 18 & 20. What kind of lifestyle does God demand from the Israelites? (18:1-5) How were the customs of the Egyptians and the Canaanites? (6-23) How is your sex ethics? What is God’s punishment for each sin (20:1-23,27) Why? What is God’s warning to the Israelites (18:24-30, 19:22-26) What kind of life does God want us to live? (18:26a, 20:22,26, Ro 12:1-2)
- Read verses 19:1-18. What is God’s repeating command to the Israelites? (1-2) Toward parents and heavenly Father, what are the laws which they have to keep as holy people (3-8) Toward their neighbors? (9-18) What is the spirit of the laws? (9-10,18,34) How can we establish such a beautiful society?
- Read verses 19:19-37. What other laws do the Israelites have to keep in their society as holy people? (19-37) Why does God not allow holy people to mix two things? (19) How should holy people care about their neighbors? (23-24) What does God say about holy people’s hairstyle and body? (27-28) How should holy people treat aged people, God and aliens? (32-34)