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  • The Laws of God – 4 – Rest

    The Laws of God – 4 – Rest

    The Jews observe the Sabbath on Saturday as a binding law of no work and solemn assembly. It was punishable even by death to break the Sabbath. Christians worship on Sunday in most countries today. Yet according to the New Testament the spiritual and deeper meaning of this law is not about days of the week, but about the teaching of rest and grace. Believers observe the Sabbath (which means ‘rest’) by resting in Christ from their ‘works’. It is […]

  • The Laws of God – 3 – Do Not Take the LORD’s Name in Vain

    The Laws of God – 3 – Do Not Take the LORD’s Name in Vain

    Another sin for which we must be forgiven, and for which Jesus Christ gave himself for us is the sin of using his name in a disrespectful and empty way. God is holy and great and therefore our thoughts of him must be pure. When men curse his name, laugh at his name, or pray his name repeatedly and meaninglessly they dishonor the name of God. Claiming to be a Christian, while yet being false and sinful in lifestyle is […]

  • The Laws of God – 2 – Do Not Worship Idols

    The Laws of God – 2 – Do Not Worship Idols

    Another sin for which we must be forgiven, and for which Jesus Christ gave himself for us is the sin of idol worship. God has forbidden that any picture or statue of a man, animal, or any other form conceived in the imagination be used of him in worship. Making idols, worshiping idols, or bowing to idols is sinful. Jesus even taught that this law can be spiritually broken by anything in our life that is more important to us […]

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  • The Laws of God – 1 – No Other God

    The Laws of God – 1 – No Other God

    One of the most simple ways to biblically define sin is as follows – sin is when we break the law of God. In the bible God has revealed many laws for mankind. Even outside the bible these laws are imprinted on our conscience and are inescapable. There are many places to see God’s law but one large summary is in the ten commandments, given in the Mosaic covenant. The first of these ten commands, shows us the whole category […]