Week beginning: 13th July, 2014

By Andrew Myers | St Albans

"Do not take advantage of a hired worker who is poor and needy, whether that worker is a fellow Israelite or a foreigner residing in one of your towns. Pay them their wages each day before sunset, because they are poor and are counting on it. Otherwise they may cry to the LORD against you, and you will be guilty of sin."

"Look! The wages you failed to pay the workers who mowed your fields are crying out against you. The cries of the harvesters have reached the ears of the Lord Almighty."

Deuteronomy 24:14-15, (NIV) James 5:4 (NIV)

Thousands of years before the Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998, God told his people that they were to pay for the services they received promptly. Indeed, the Deuteronomy passage required a Same Day Payments transfer. God commande

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