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This whole passage highlights God's desire for justice.

This whole passage highlights God’s desire for justice. He made the who followed Moses out of Egypt His chosen people and showered them with blessings. However the people had to make the choice to bind themselves under oath to obey His commandments. The people shouting “amen” was the equivalent of a modern signature or handshake. […]

God's command was basically, "if you have money,

God’s command was basically, “if you have money, you should care for the poor.” It goes against general capitalist mentality, but it is only logical if you actually believe that what you have isn’t something you deserve, it’s what’s been given to you by God. We are meant to be stewards of God’s money, not […]