Many of you know that I have been trying to memorize chapters
4-10 in the Old Testament book of Deuteronomy. It has been an amazing experience.
At times, it has been like trying to drink from a firehose. The depth of wisdom in this section of the Bible has been huge.
Anyway, as I was meditating on a verse this morning, I read the following about God, “…and (He) loves the foreigner residing among you giving them food and clothing. And you are
to love those who are foreigners, for you yourselves were foreigners in Egypt” (Deut. 10:18b-19- NASB).
One thing that jumped out to me was the idea of the Golden Rule, “treat people the same way you would want them to treat you”.
God is saying to the Israelites, (my paraphrase)—remember when you were in the land of Egypt, you were foreigners, you know what it felt like…
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