Articles
 Role Models in Our Faith
 Torah readings in May
 Shabbat portion this week
 Evil Tongues
 God is a consuming fire
 Rest for the land
 Who saved the day?
 The Torah
 Judging
 Lessons from Daniel's friends

Series [All]
 Daniel Juster (58)
 Fruit of the Spirit (8)
 Guy Cohen (51)
 Introduction to Messianic Judaism (24)
 Juster summer trip
 Mark Rantz (2)
 The Mitzvah Book (93)
 Tikkun Articles (5)
 Torah Thoughts
 Zion's Glory (2)

Archive


 

Wednesday, 27 August 2014
Being Humane in Our Dominion over God's Creatures

While this may seem a very foundational idea, it must not be taken for granted that we will go out of our way to look after G-d's creatures.

This Mitzvah M8 is derived from the Scriptures that teach (specifically or impliedly) that we must have humane compassion for the animals of God's creation.

We can use animals for our benefit - including slaughtering them for eating - but we are not permitted to abuse them. Although most of the Scriptures I reference have a clear context, I offer explanatory comments and share what the moral is for us all.

Mitzvah M8

Posted By Michael Rudolph, 1:00pm Comment Comments: 0