Be holy, for I, the Lord, your God, am holy Christianity is often viewed as a series of no-no’s, and this passage has plenty of them.   Don’t steal.   Don’t lie.   Don’t slander.   It seems pretty clear and concrete.   But notice that all these rules are “bookended” by holiness and love.   These two words describe everything God had in mind when he gave us these laws. The call to holiness is based not only on what we avoid, but also — and...