Leviticus 19 In Our Society Today

Take care of the poor (Lev 19:9-10)

Pay your employees on time (Lev 19:13)

Business ethics (Lev 19:11,13,35-36)

Racism and discrimination (Lev 19:33-34)

People with special needs (Lev 19:14)

Gossip grapevine (Lev 19:16)

Don’t keep grudges (Lev 19:18,17)

Speak the truth in love (Lev 19:17)

Astrology, seances, tarot cards, ouija boards (Lev 19:20,31)

Respect the elderly (Lev 19:3,32)

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My Neighbour

by Omolola Oriogun

I once asked my mentor the question “who exactly is my neighhbour?” Is it my own family members or the next door families to my right and to my left, the next person beside me in the public bus or the driver to a taxi that picked me up or my hired driver that gets paid monthly?

Her response stunned me when she said..”The entire human race GOD created is your neighbour.” In shock I said, “no way.Are you telling me to love a hired assassin, a robber, a rapist, a fraud, the killers in the Northern part of my country? No way!!!” She didn’t argue with me but took me down Bible lane.

Stripped of all the theological debates and boiled down to its raw essence, Christianity and Christians will be judged by two actions: how much we love GOD and how well we demonstrate this by loving our neighbour. Continue reading