This reminds me of some of the absurd laws being passed in
Exaggerating? Just a wee bit. But there are some mighty strange laws being passed that protect the lawbreaker more than the victim.
It used to be that if a person trespassed or broke into someone’s home or business, the one committing the criminal act was not coddled. If he tripped over the sleeping watchdog and broke his ankle, he was arrested, received medical treatment, and served jail time. Today, he might never spend a day in jail, and there would be any number of attorneys chasing after him to file a lawsuit against the home or business owner because the injury interferes with the criminal’s ability to earn a living as a burglar.
Sometimes a person just needs to learn a lesson the hard way. Breaking the law carries consequences. Thus, a man breaking into a building assumes whatever hazards he stumbles across. Lighting his way and making it easier for him to commit a crime is the wrong way to “teach him a lesson” so he will cease breaking the law.
Breaking God’s law also carries consequences. Unlike the school in