These laws relate indirectly to the 6th commandment (Do not Murder) and God’s requirement of perfect justice in all walks of life.
- What general principles can be deduced from chapter 20 regarding:
(a) The conduct of military warfare, and
(b) Spiritual warfare in the army of Christ? ( Cf,. Luke 14:25-33.)
- What illustration do these chapters give both of the compassion and of the severity of God?
- What application do the writers of the New Testament make of 21:22, 23? (Cf. John 19:31; Gal. 3:13; 1 Pet. 2:24.)