NextLevel Online: Deuteronomy

Session 10: Word #9 - No False Witness

Word #9 prohibits giving a vain or false witness against your neighbor. What types of situations might this word include?



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How did you do in obeying the word since the last session?

Word #9 prohibits giving a vain or false witness against your neighbor. What types of situations might this word include?

What are your thoughts about the practicality of Exodus 23:4? How would this be difficult for you to practice if you lived in ancient Israel?

According to the video, what types of situations are included in Deuteronomy 24-25?

Take a closer look at Deuteronomy 25:5-10. What cultural elements help to enforce thispractice? How does this word demonstrate the character of Yahweh?

Read the story of Ahab and Naboth’s Vineyard in 1 Kings 21:1-24. How does this demonstrate a departure from Word #9?

Notice 1 Kings 21:3. Now, compare this with Leviticus 25:23. What does Naboth seem to think about the land?

What other sins have Ahab and Jezebel committed to lead them to this point?

Make a list of some ways you have been placed into a position of authority in your life.

In light of the authority you have been given, how can you work to protect those under your care? What is one specific way you can obey this word this week?

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