Law for God's Glory

Week beginning: 17th April, 2022 | By Nat Johnson | Leeds

"When you reap the harvest of your land, do not reap to the very edges of your field or gather the gleanings of your harvest. Do not go over your vineyard a second time or pick up the grapes that have fallen. Leave them for the poor and the alien. I am the LORD your God. Do not steal. Do not lie. Do not deceive one another. Do not swear falsely by my name and so profane the name of your God. I am the LORD. Do not defraud your neighbour or rob him. Do not hold back the wages of a hired man overnight. Do not curse the deaf or put a stumbling-block in front of the blind, but fear your God. I am the LORD. Do not pervert justice; do not show partiality to the poor or favouritism to the great, but judge your neighbour fairly."

Leviticus 19:9-15 NIV (1984)

In my practice area (charity law), The Charitable Uses Act of 1601 is sometimes mentioned as laying some of the foundations of modern charity law. Perhaps in your practice area, there are roots going further back than that, or maybe your work is very

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