It is believed by untold numbers of professing Christians that the law of God is a curse, and that the ten commandments were “done away” by Jesus Christ.
While voluntarily refraining from certain acts might be commendable, many in various Churches are taught and believe that there is no real obligation to keep the ten commandments. And it’s taught that the New Testament backs up this assertion.
But does a careful reading of the New Testament actually suggest that Christians are excused from any obligation to keep the ten commandments? Or, is the opposite true, does the New Testament in fact explicitly impose upon Christians the obligation to keep the ten commandments?
The ancient kingdoms of Israel and Judah were destroyed because the people were not faithful to their covenant with God. The physical Temple was destroyed multiple times because of unfaithfulness. God is now building his dwelling place, a spiritual temple. What does God require of those involved in that process?
Responsible behavior is essential not only to long-term personal happiness, but also to the survival and welfare of all mankind. This message highlights some areas of personal responsibility Christians need to be concerned with in living their lives.
Jesus Christ is coming soon to administer his government over the entire world, according to Scripture. Among the qualities of that government to rule all nations, we are assured, is justice. What makes God, the God of the Bible, “the God of justice”?
Please note: A reference is made in this sermon to II Kings 3:28, which is a not the scripture intended. The correct reference is I Kings 3:28.
Is it true, as has often been taught within professing Christianity, that the question of eternal salvation is sealed at the time of one’s death? Are some of your loved ones, simply because they did not profess faith in Christ during their earthy pilgrimage, destined to suffer eternal torment forever?