As we move through the “legal” portions of Deuteronomy, we have discovered that the order of the commands is not random, even though it might seem like it. Rather, these chapters of Deuteronomy serve as real world examples of just how we are to expand the 10 Commandments into our own lives and live them out. This week we begin the sixth Command. Do not Murder. This command seems pretty straightforward when we consider how we are to act in the world, but there are some surprising situations that this command is applied to. What can we learn about this command from its extrapolation, and how does it connect to the first command?
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Ep 134: The Sixth Ideal – Deuteronomy 19:1-21:9