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Unformatted text preview: It may be that in the future, as our knowledge increases, our
understanding may become clearer. But we may not ascribe reasons for performing them or not. If we
do, we may say that these reasons do not apply to modern times and we do not need therefore to
perform or observe them. For example, some people may say that the laws of Kashrut, that is what
may, or may not be eaten, are for hygienic reasons, and now as food laws are more regulated, they
need not be observed. This argument is a complete negation of the laws and spirit of Judaism (Maim 13
Princ. 9) and was one of the reasons; there are many others, why the early gentile Christians split away
The Prophet Micah says "What does the Lord require of thee, but to do justice, love mercy
and walk humbly with your God" (Micah Ch.6 V.8). To be able to do justice, love mercy and walk
humbly with our God we must know what are the testimonies, the statutes and the laws, and it is up to
each of us to learn, to apply, and to do.
Many of these “Chukim” laws are prefixed or suffixe...
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This document was uploaded on 03/24/2014.
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- The Bible