Post Number: 527
|Posted on Wednesday, November 05, 2014 - 9:36 am: || |
Do not have other gods besides Me And Do not make an idol for yourself
Exodus 20:3 Do not have other gods besides Me.
Exodus 20:4-5 Do not make an idol for yourself, whether in the shape of anything in the heavens above or on the earth below or in the waters under the earth. You must not bow down to them; for I, the Lord your God, am a jealous God
1 John 5:20-21 And we know that the Son of God has come and has given us understanding so that we may know the true One. We are in the true One-that is, in His Son Jesus Christ. He is the true God and eternal life. Little children, guard yourselves from idols.
Philippians 2:9-10 For this reason God highly exalted Him and gave Him the name that is above every name, so that at the name of Jesus every knee will bow (This verse also falls under “don’t misuse My name below”
1 Corinthians 14-22 Therefore, my dear friends, flee from idolatry. I am speaking as to wise people. Judge for yourselves what I say. The cup of blessing that we give thanks for, is it not a sharing in the blood of Christ? The bread that we break, is it not a sharing in the body of Christ? Because there is one bread, we who are many are one body, for all of us share that one bread. Look at the people of Israel. Do not those who eat the sacrifices participate in what is offered on the altar? What am I saying then? That food offered to idols is anything, or that an idol is anything? No, but I do say that what they sacrifice, they sacrifice to demons and not to God. I do not want you to participate with demons! You cannot drink the cup of the Lord and the cup of demons. You cannot share in the Lord’s table and the table of demons. Or are we provoking the Lord to jealousy? Are we stronger than He?
Don’t misuse My name
Exodus 20:7 Do not misuse the name of the Lord your God, because the Lord will not leave anyone unpunished who misuses His name.
Psalm 25:11 Because of Your name, Yahweh, forgive my sin, for it is great.
Psalm 31:3 For You are my rock and my fortress; You lead and guide me because of Your Name
Psalm 33:21 For our hearts rejoice in Him because we trust in His holy name.
Psalm 44:5 Through You we drive back our foes; through Your name we trample our enemies
Psalm 54:1 God, save me by Your name, and vindicate me by Your might!
Psalm 79:9 God of our salvation, help us for the glory of Your name. Deliver us and atone for our sins, because of Your name.
Psalm 106:8 Yet He saved them because of His name, to make His power known
Psalm 116:13 I will take the cup of salvation and call on the name of Yahweh
Matthew 12:21 The nations will put their hope in His name.
Luke 21:17 You will be hated by everyone because of My name.
John 14:13-14 Whatever you ask in My name, I will do it so that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If you ask Me anything in My name, I will do it.
Acts 2:21;36 Then everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved. Therefore let all the house of Israel know with certainty that God has made this Jesus, whom you crucified, both Lord and Messiah!
Acts 4:11-12 This Jesus is the stone rejected by you builders, which has become the cornerstone. There is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to people, and we must be saved by it.
Philippians 2:9-10 For this reason God highly exalted Him and gave Him the name that is above every name, so that at the name of Jesus every knee will bow
Revelation 19:13 He wore a robe stained with blood, and His name is the Word of God.
John 1:12-14 But all who did receive Him, He gave them the right to be children of God, to those who believe in His name, who were born, not of blood, or of the will of the flesh, or of the will of man, but of God. The Word became flesh and took up residence among us.
Remember the Sabbath
Exodus 20:8 Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy:
Jeremiah 17:21-22;24 Thus says the Lord: “Take heed to yourselves, and bear no burden on the Sabbath day, nor bring it in by the gates of Jerusalem; nor carry a burden out of your houses on the Sabbath day, nor do any work, but hallow the Sabbath day, as I commanded your fathers. “And it shall be, if you heed Me carefully,” says the Lord “to bring no burden through the gates of the this city on the Sabbath day, but hallow the Sabbath day, to do not work in it,
Matthew 11:28-30 “Come to Me, all of you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. All of you, take up My yoke and learn from Me, because I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for yourselves. For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.”
Colossians 2:16-17 Therefore, don’t let anyone judge you in regard to food and drink or in the matter of a festival or a new moon or a Sabbath day. These are a shadow of what was to come; the substance is the Messiah.
All of Hebrews Chapters 3 and 4
Honor your Father and Mother
Exodus 20:12 Honor your father and mother so that you may have a long life in the land that the Lord your God is giving you.
Ephesians 6:2-3 Honor your father and mother, which is the first commandment with a promise so that you may have a long life in the land.
Galatians 4:21-31 Tell me, those of you who want to be under the law, don’t you hear the law? For it is written that Abraham had two sons, one by a slave and the other by a free woman. But the one by the slave was born according to the flesh, while the one by the free woman was born as the result of a promise. These things are illustrations, for the women represent the two covenants. One is from Mount Sinai and bears children into slavery-this is Hagar. Now Hagar is Mount Sinai in Arabia and corresponds to the present Jerusalem, for she is in slavery with her children. But the Jerusalem above is free, and she is our mother. For it is written: Rejoice, childless woman, who does not give birth. Burst into song and shout, you who are not in labor, for the children of the desolate are many, more numerous than those of the woman who has a husband. Now you, brothers, like Isaac, are children of promise. But just as then the child born according to the flesh persecuted the one born according to the Spirit, so also now. But what does the Scripture say? Drive out the slave and her son, for the son of the slave will never be a co-heir with the son of the free woman. Therefore, brothers, we are not children of the slave but of the free woman.
Galatians 3:29 And if you belong to Christ, then you are Abraham’s seed, heirs according to the promise.
Matthew 23:9 Do not call anyone on earth your father, because you have one Father, who is in heaven.
Matthew 29:37 “Jerusalem, Jerusalem! She who kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to her. How often I wanted to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, yet you were not willing!
Psalm 113:9 He gives the childless woman a household, making her the joyful mother of children
Mark 3:33,35 He replied to them “Who are my mother and my brothers?” Whoever does the will of God is My brother and sister and mother.”
Commandments 6 – 10 on loving others
John 13:34-35 I give you a new command: Love one another. Just as I have loved you, you must also love one another. By this all people will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another.
John 15:9-13;17 As the Father has loved Me, I have also loved you. Remain in My love. If you keep My commands you will remain in My love, just as I have kept My Father’s commands and remain in His love. I have spoken these things to you so that My joy may be in you and your joy may be complete. This is My Command: Love one another as I have loved you. This is what I command you: Love one another.
1 John3:11 For this is the message you have heard from the beginning: We should love on another.
1John 3:23 Now this is His command: that we believe in the name of His Son Jesus Christ, and love one another as He commanded us.
Romans 13:8 Do not owe anyone anything, except to love one another, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law.
2 John 1:5 So now I urge you, dear lady – not as if I were writing you a new command, but one we have had from the beginning – that we love one another.
Romans 13:9-10 The commandments: Do not commit adultery; do not murder; do not steal; do not covet; and whatever other commandment – all are summed up by this: Love your neighbor as yourself. Love does no wrong to a neighbor. Love, therefore, is the fulfillment of the law.
Stone vs Flesh
Ezekiel 11:19-20 And I will give them one heart and put a new spirit within them; I will remove their heart of stone from their bodies and give them a heart of flesh, so they may follow My statutes, keep My ordinances, and practice them. Then they will be My people, and I will be their God.
Ezekiel 36:26 I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit within you; I will remove your heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh.
John 1:14;17 The Word became flesh and took up residence among us. We observed His glory, the glory as the One and Only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth. For the law was given through Moses, grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.
Matthew 21:33-46 “Listen to another parable: There was a man, a landowner, who planted a vineyard, put a fence around it, dug a winepress in it, and built a watchtower. He leased it to tenant farmers and went away. When the grape harvest drew near, he sent his slaves to the farmers to collect his fruit. But the farmers took his slaves, beat one, killed another, and stoned a third. Again, he sent other slaves, more than the first group, and they did the same to them. Finally, he sent his son to them. ‘They will respect my son,’ he said.
“But when the tenant farmers saw the son, they said among themselves, ‘This is the heir. Come, let’s kill him and take his inheritance!’ So they seized him, threw him out of the vineyard, and killed him. Therefore, when the owner of the vineyard comes, what will he do to those farmers?”
“He will completely destroy those terrible men,” they told Him, “and lease his vineyard to other farmers who will give him his produce at the harvest.” Jesus said to them, “Have you never read in the Scriptures: The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone. This came from the Lord and is wonderful in our eyes?
Therefore I tell you, the kingdom of God will be taken away from you and given to a nation producing its fruit. Whoever falls on this stone will be broken to pieces; but on whoever it falls, it will grind him to powder!”
When the chief priests and the Pharisees heard His parables, they knew He was speaking about them. Although they were looking for a way to arrest Him, they feared the crowds, because they regarded Him as a prophet.
Post Number: 104
|Posted on Wednesday, November 05, 2014 - 9:56 am: || |
So I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh. 17 For the flesh desires what is contrary to the Spirit, and the Spirit what is contrary to the flesh. They are in conflict with each other, so that you are not to do whatever[c] you want. 18 But if you are led by the Spirit, you are not under the law.
19 The acts of the flesh are obvious: sexual immorality, impurity and debauchery; 20 idolatry and witchcraft; hatred, discord, jealousy, fits of rage, selfish ambition, dissensions, factions 21 and envy; drunkenness, orgies, and the like. I warn you, as I did before, that those who live like this will not inherit the kingdom of God.
22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. 24