Deuteronomy 24:19 When thou cuttest down thine harvest in thy field, and hast forgot a sheaf in the field, thou shalt not go again to fetch it: it shall be for the stranger, for the fatherless, and for the widow: that the LORD thy God may bless thee in all the work of thine hands.
I am always impressed when I read how God instructed His people to take care of the poor. The Old Testament if full of proofs that God inspired the book. One of the things that definitely touches my heart is how they were to leave things from their harvest for the less fortunate.
God would bless them because they cared for the needy. Jews have always gotten a bad rap. We talk about them being tight or stingy but if they are at all Old Testament Jews they are completely the opposite.
I have never known a society so set up to be benevolent and kind as that found in the books of the Law. I think that we could all learn to be more giving and caring!
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