Category Archives: Obeying Him

The Possibility of Keeping His Commandments

It is critical that we keep God’s commandments.  However, it is impossible to keep them…if we do not have faith. What is faith?  It is the assurance that Jesus sees everything – the conviction that nothing escapes His notice. Without … Continue reading

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To Understand Love, Understand God’s Commandments

I wrote yesterday (Understanding the Structure of God’s Commandments) that when Jesus told us to love one another, He was not eliminating or replacing the Ten Commandments.  Rather, He was explaining them. His servant Paul made the point this way (quotations … Continue reading

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The Golden Rule

Here are the Ten Commandments that apply to our relations with other people: #5  –  Honor your father and your mother…  (Exodus 20:12) #6  –  You shall not murder.  (Exodus 20:13) #7  –  You shall not commit adultery.  (Exodus 20:14) … Continue reading

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The Commandments of God Are the Will of God

You have probably recognized that the last few days I’ve been writing about some of the Ten Commandments. Murder and Hate (#6 – “You shall not murder”) Adultery (#7 – “You shall not commit adultery”) Coveting (#10 – “You shall … Continue reading

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What Matters to God?

What does God care about?  What does He think is important? Jesus gave us a starting point for answering that question: …that which is highly esteemed among men is detestable in the sight of God. –  Luke 16:15 “Destestable.”  Wow. And … Continue reading

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