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Deuteronomy 15:1-23 Sabbath Year

This applies to more than just money and more than just “brothers” and “sisters”.

God commands that every seventh year is to be a year of release. This includes releasing debts to your “brother” and Hebrew servants.

God does a lot of things in groups of seven. Seven days of the week. Seven trumpets. The Seven churches. Seven times seventy for forgiveness. And the seventh year of release. These are just the ones that I came up with off the top of my head. I’m certain there are more if you wanted to do a study on it.

Like the seven days of the week where the seventh day is commanded as a day of rest, the seventh year is also commanded to be set aside as special. But this specialness applies only to transactions between “brothers”; members of the children of Israel. Read more »