Archive for 'Lawfulness'

The Fulfillment of the Law

Matthew 5: 17-19 Deut 4: 1,5-9 / Psa 147 …whoever practices and teaches these commands will be called great in the kingdom of heaven. (Matthew 5:19) It is not love to spare the rod, Too much freedom, we’ll pay the price; Obedience to the laws of God Will assure us of Paradise. Jesus said, “Do […]

Keeping the Sabbath Holy

Luke 6: 1-5 1 Cor 4:6b-15 / Psa 145 The Son of Man is lord of the Sabbath. (Luke 6:5) God made the Sabbath subject to Him, All laws on earth, below or above. Jersus is Lord over everything, And His only command is to love. One Sabbath, while Jesus was going through a field […]

Of Love and Elections

John 15: 9-11 Acts 15:7-21 / Psa 96 As the Father has loved me, so I have loved you; abide in my love. (John 15:9) No other way to the Father But only through Jesus, His Son, And only His love can gather Our people together as one. Jesus said to His disciples, “As the […]

Scolding the Scholars

Luke 11: 47-54 Rom 3: 21-30 / Psa 130 You have kept the key of knowledge; you yourselves have not entered, and you prevented others from entering! (Luke 11:52) The sins our ancestors committed The prophets paid for at the stake. Woe to sinners who take for granted The blood that they shed for our […]

Teaching about the Law

Matthew 5: 17-19 2 Cor. 3: 4-11 / Psa 99 . . . whoever practices and teaches these commands will be called great in the kingdom of heaven. (Matthew 5:19) It is not love to spare the rod, Too much freedom, we’ll pay the price; Obedience to the laws of God Will assure us of […]

Tax for Atonement of Sins

Matthew 17: 22-27 Ezek 1: 2-5, 24-28 / Ps 148: 1-2, 11-14 “From whom do the kings of the earth collect duty and taxes—from their own sons or from others?” (Matthew 17:25) Jesus went to all the trouble– With a miracle to pay the tithe. Paying taxes for the temple, Was His example for living […]