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The Bible Never Said That

with Chara Donahue

Episode 41 - Out of Context: Eye for an Eye (Exodus 21:24-25)

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We need to take time to wrestle with these verses from the Law. The good news is, Jesus gives a great sermon, the Sermon on the Mount, to clarify the Old Testament law for his listeners.

Verses referenced: Exodus 21:22-25, Leviticus 24:17-20, Deuteronomy 19:16-21, Romans 12:19-21, Matthew 5:38-42, 1 Peter 3:8-9, 1 Thessalonians 5:15, Hebrews 10:30

Books referenced:
Gentle and Lowly: The Heart of Christ for Sinners and Sufferers by Dane Ortland:

Articles referenced:
“Why did God Allow for an Eye for an Eye in the Old Testament” by Hope Bolinger:
“What Does an Eye for an Eye Mean” by Penny Noyes:
“Eye for an Eye-Biblical Meaning and Significance” by
“What Does Eye for an Eye Mean” by Jennifer Slattery:

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April 20, 2022
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Chara Donahue is a co-author of the Bible study 1, 2 & 3 John: Experiencing Transformation and is working on her next book. She is an adjunct professor at her local university, holds an MSEd, and is passionate about seeing people set free through God's truths. She is the founder and editor of Anchored Voices, and host of the podcast The Bible Never Said That, which you can listen to on Get in touch with her on Facebook or Twitter.
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