Quote: J. Douma on the Nature of Truth in the Courtroom
"...The ninth commandment involves a crucial issue. The phenomenon of false witness brings into our field of vision the entire judicial system required to safeguard human honor, life, marriage, and property."
J. Douma The Ten Commandments
Douma rightly exegetes the ninth commandment as one that deals with truth in general and the court of law specifically. The Biblical version of courtroom justice depended largely on what the witness said. This commandment on bearing false witness had far reaching implications.
Join us at EPC August 8th at 6:30pm for more on this topic...and spaghetti, too.