Our society is inundated with conversations and opinions about every imaginable issue. For many, fear of ”the other“ has eclipsed compassion for those different from oneself. But for believers, our only fear should be fear of the Lord.
The weekly gathering equips us to go to the Lord more throughout the week. It is not an event we attend, but an experience in which we participate.
By considering the historical context of Exodus 21-22, we can understand that God is showing how much He loves and values people, and we should seek to do the same.