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Revelation 22:18-19

I testify to every one who hears the words of the prophecy of this book, If any one shall add to these things, God shall add to him the plagues which are written in this book.

Applying The Bible

James 1:22-25

But be ye doers of the word and not hearers only, beguiling yourselves.

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Psalm 82:6

I have said, Ye are gods, and all of you are children of the Most High;

John 10:35

If he called them gods to whom the word of God came (and the scripture cannot be broken),

John 21:25

And there are also many other things which Jesus did, the which if they were written one by one, I suppose that not even the world itself would contain the books written.

Genesis 1:6

And God said, Let there be an expanse in the midst of the waters, and let it be a division between waters and waters.

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The bible » The law part of » In the heart

Romans 2:15

who shew the work of the law written in their hearts, their conscience also bearing witness, and their thoughts accusing or else excusing themselves between themselves;)

Hebrews 8:10

Because this is the covenant that I will covenant to the house of Israel after those days, saith the Lord: Giving my laws into their mind, I will write them also upon their hearts; and I will be to them for God, and they shall be to me for people.

Jeremiah 32:40

And I will make an everlasting covenant with them, that I will not draw back from them, to do them good; and I will put my fear in their heart, that they may not turn aside from me.

The bible » Statutes contained in » General references to

Deuteronomy 16:12

And thou shalt remember that thou wast a bondman in Egypt, and thou shalt keep and do these statutes.

Exodus 15:26

And he said, If thou wilt diligently hearken to the voice of Jehovah thy God, and do what is right in his eyes, and incline thine ears to his commandments, and keep all his statutes, I will put none of the complaints upon thee that I have put upon the Egyptians; for I am Jehovah who healeth thee.

Deuteronomy 4:5

See, I have taught you statutes and ordinances, even as Jehovah my God commanded me, that ye may do so in the land into which ye enter to possess it.

Leviticus 26:46

These are the statutes and ordinances and laws which Jehovah made between him and the children of Israel in mount Sinai, by the hand of Moses.

The bible » The law part of » Despised

Jeremiah 6:19

Hear, O earth: behold, I will bring evil upon this people, the fruit of their thoughts; for they have not hearkened unto my words, and as to my law, they have rejected it.

Isaiah 5:24

Therefore as a tongue of fire devoureth the stubble, and dry grass sinketh down in the flame, their root shall be as rottenness, and their blossom shall go up as dust; for they have rejected the law of Jehovah of hosts, and despised the word of the Holy One of Israel.

Isaiah 30:9

that this is a rebellious people, lying children, children that will not hear the law of Jehovah;

2 Chronicles 36:16

But they mocked at the messengers of God, and despised his words, and scoffed at his prophets, until the fury of Jehovah rose against his people, and there was no remedy.

Hosea 4:6

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge; for thou hast rejected knowledge, and I will reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me; seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I also will forget thy children.

The bible » Purpose » Absolutely trustworthy

1 Kings 8:56

Blessed be Jehovah, who has given rest to his people Israel, according to all that he promised: there has not failed one word of all his good promises which he spoke through Moses his servant!

Romans 4:16

Therefore it is on the principle of faith, that it might be according to grace, in order to the promise being sure to all the seed, not to that only which is of the law, but to that also which is of Abraham's faith, who is father of us all,

Psalm 93:5

Thy testimonies are very sure: holiness becometh thy house, O Jehovah, for ever.

The bible » The law part of » The public reading of

Nehemiah 13:1

On that day they read in the book of Moses in the audience of the people; and there was found written in it that the Ammonite and the Moabite should not come into the congregation of God for ever;

2 Kings 23:2

And the king went up into the house of Jehovah, and all the men of Judah and all the inhabitants of Jerusalem with him, and the priests and the prophets, and all the people, both small and great; and he read in their ears all the words of the book of the covenant which had been found in the house of Jehovah.

Joshua 8:35

There was not a word of all that Moses had commanded which Joshua read not before the whole congregation of Israel, and the women, and the children, and the strangers that lived among them.

Nehemiah 8:3

And he read in it before the open place that was before the water-gate from the morning until midday, in presence of the men and the women, and those that could understand. And the ears of all the people were attentive to the book of the law.

Nehemiah 8:18

Also day by day, from the first day to the last day, he read in the book of the law of God. And they observed the feast seven days; and on the eighth day was a solemn assembly, according to the ordinance.

The bible » Commandments contained in » General references to

Psalm 119:6

Then shall I not be ashamed, when I have respect unto all thy commandments.

Deuteronomy 6:6

And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be in thy heart;

Deuteronomy 11:8

Keep then all the commandment which I command you this day, that ye may be strong, and enter in and possess the land, whither ye pass over to possess it;

The bible » Statutes contained in » Perpetual, given to israel

Numbers 18:11

And this shall be thine: the heave-offering of their gift, with all the wave-offerings of the children of Israel; I have given them unto thee, and to thy sons and to thy daughters with thee, by an everlasting statute; every one that is clean in thy house shall eat of it.

Leviticus 24:9

And it shall be Aaron's and his sons'; and they shall eat it in a holy place; for it is most holy unto him of Jehovah's offerings by fire: it is an everlasting statute.

Leviticus 23:14

And ye shall not eat bread, or roast corn, or green ears, until the same day that ye have brought the offering of your God: it is an everlasting statute throughout your generations in all your dwellings.

Leviticus 23:31

No manner of work shall ye do: it is an everlasting statute throughout your generations in all your dwellings.

Leviticus 24:3

Outside the veil of the testimony, in the tent of meeting, shall Aaron dress it from evening to morning before Jehovah continually: it is an everlasting statute throughout your generations.

More verses: Numbers 19:21

The bible » Purpose » Profitable for instruction

Isaiah 2:3

And many peoples shall go and say, Come, and let us go up to the mountain of Jehovah, to the house of the God of Jacob; and he will teach us of his ways, and we will walk in his paths. For out of Zion shall go forth the law, and Jehovah's word from Jerusalem.

2 Chronicles 17:9

And they taught in Judah, and had the book of the law of Jehovah with them; and they went about through all the cities of Judah, and taught among the people.

Deuteronomy 4:10

the day that thou stoodest before Jehovah thy God in Horeb, when Jehovah said to me, Gather me the people together, that I may cause them to hear my words, that they may learn them, and fear me all the days that they live upon the earth, and teach them to their children.

Acts 18:28

For he with great force convinced the Jews publicly, shewing by the scriptures that Jesus was the Christ.

More verses: Nehemiah 8:13

The bible » Purpose » It contains the message to be delivered

Ezekiel 3:17

Son of man, I have appointed thee a watchman unto the house of Israel, and thou shalt hear the word from my mouth, and give them warning from me.

Jeremiah 1:7

But Jehovah said unto me, Say not, I am a child; for thou shalt go to whomsoever I shall send thee, and whatsoever I command thee thou shalt speak.

Jeremiah 1:17

Thou, therefore, gird up thy loins, and arise, and speak unto them all that I shall command thee: be not dismayed at them, lest I cause thee to be dismayed before them.

More verses: Jeremiah 11:2 Ezekiel 2:7

The bible » The law part of » Ceremonial abolished in Christ

Ephesians 2:15

having annulled the enmity in his flesh, the law of commandments in ordinances, that he might form the two in himself into one new man, making peace;

Colossians 2:14

having effaced the handwriting in ordinances which stood out against us, which was contrary to us, he has taken it also out of the way, having nailed it to the cross;

Hebrews 7:18

For there is a setting aside of the commandment going before for its weakness and unprofitableness,

Hebrews 8:13

In that he says New, he has made the first old; but that which grows old and aged is near disappearing.

More verses: Hebrews 12:27

The bible » Mighty in its influence » A blessing to those who reverence it

Joshua 1:8

This book of the law shall not depart from thy mouth; and thou shalt meditate upon it day and night, that thou mayest take heed to do according to all that is written therein; for then shalt thou have good success in thy ways, and then shalt thou prosper.

Matthew 7:24

Whoever therefore hears these my words and does them, I will liken him to a prudent man, who built his house upon the rock;

More verses: John 8:31 Psalm 19:11

The bible » Purpose » Ignorance of, perilous

Acts 13:27

for those who dwell in Jerusalem, and their rulers, not having known him, have fulfilled also the voices of the prophets which are read on every sabbath, by judging him.

Matthew 12:3

But he said to them, Have ye not read what David did when he was hungry, and they that were with him?

More verses: John 20:9

The bible » Purpose » Purity of

Isaiah 45:19

I have not spoken in secret, in a dark place of the earth; I said not unto the seed of Jacob, Seek me in vain: I am Jehovah, speaking righteousness, declaring things which are right.

More verses: Psalm 119:140

The bible » Purpose » The standard of faith and duty

Galatians 1:8

But if even we or an angel out of heaven announce as glad tidings to you anything besides what we have announced as glad tidings to you, let him be accursed.

Isaiah 8:20

To the law and the testimony! If they speak not according to this word, for them there is no daybreak.

1 Thessalonians 2:13

And for this cause we also give thanks to God unceasingly that, having received the word of the report of God by us, ye accepted, not men's word, but, even as it is truly, God's word, which also works in you who believe.

The bible » Purpose » Its words sacred, not to be altered

Revelation 22:19

And if any one take from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part from the tree of life, and out of the holy city, which are written in this book.

Deuteronomy 4:2

Ye shall not add to the word which I command you, neither shall ye take from it, that ye may keep the commandments of Jehovah your God which I command you.

The bible » Purpose » Read in the great congregation

Luke 4:16

And he came to Nazareth, where he was brought up; and he entered, according to his custom, into the synagogue on the sabbath day, and stood up to read.

Exodus 24:7

And he took the book of the covenant, and read it in the ears of the people; and they said, All that Jehovah has said will we do, and obey!

Joshua 8:34

And afterwards he read all the words of the law, the blessing and the curse, according to all that is written in the book of the law.

Jeremiah 36:8

And Baruch the son of Nerijah did according to all that the prophet Jeremiah commanded him, reading in the book the words of Jehovah in Jehovah's house.

Colossians 4:16

And when the letter has been read among you, cause that it be read also in the assembly of Laodiceans, and that ye also read that from Laodicea.

The bible » Purpose » The study of encouraged

Deuteronomy 17:19

and it shall be with him, and he shall read therein all the days of his life; that he may learn to fear Jehovah his God, to keep all the words of this law and these statutes, to do them;

Isaiah 34:16

Search ye in the book of Jehovah and read: not one of these shall fail, one shall not have to seek for the other; for my mouth, it hath commanded, and his Spirit, it hath gathered them.

The bible » The law part of » Perfection of the divine

The bible » The law part of » Keeping of encouraged

1 Chronicles 22:12

Only, Jehovah give thee wisdom and understanding, and place thee over Israel, and to keep the law of Jehovah thy God.

Joshua 23:6

And be ye very courageous to keep and to do all that is written in the book of the law of Moses, that ye turn not aside therefrom to the right hand or to the left;

Deuteronomy 17:19

and it shall be with him, and he shall read therein all the days of his life; that he may learn to fear Jehovah his God, to keep all the words of this law and these statutes, to do them;

The bible » Mighty in its influence » Purifies the life

The bible » The law part of » Impartiality of

Numbers 9:14

And if a stranger shall sojourn among you, and would hold the passover to Jehovah, according to the rite of the passover, and according to the ordinance thereof, so shall he do. Ye shall have one rite, both for the stranger and for him that is born in the land.

Exodus 12:49

One law shall be for him that is home-born and for the sojourner that sojourneth among you.

Numbers 15:16

One law and one ordinance shall be for you, and for the stranger that sojourneth with you.

The bible » Selected readings

Deuteronomy 6:4-12

Hear, Israel: Jehovah our God is one Jehovah; and thou shalt love Jehovah thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy strength. And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be in thy heart; read more.
and thou shalt impress them on thy sons, and shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thy house, and when thou goest on the way, and when thou liest down, and when thou risest up. And thou shalt bind them for a sign on thy hand, and they shall be for frontlets between thine eyes. And thou shalt write them upon the posts of thy house, and upon thy gates. And it shall be, when Jehovah thy God bringeth thee into the land which he swore unto thy fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give thee: great and good cities which thou buildedst not, and houses full of everything good which thou filledst not, and wells digged which thou diggedst not, vineyards and oliveyards which thou plantedst not, and thou shalt have eaten and shalt be full; then beware lest thou forget Jehovah who brought thee forth out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage.

Psalm 19:7-11

The law of Jehovah is perfect, restoring the soul; the testimony of Jehovah is sure, making wise the simple; The precepts of Jehovah are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment of Jehovah is pure, enlightening the eyes; The fear of Jehovah is clean, enduring for ever; the judgments of Jehovah are truth, they are righteous altogether: read more.
They are more precious than gold, yea, than much fine gold; and sweeter than honey and the dropping of the honeycomb. Moreover, by them is thy servant enlightened; in keeping them there is great reward.

The bible » Purpose » Contains seed-corn for the sower

Psalm 126:6

He goeth forth and weepeth, bearing seed for scattering; he cometh again with rejoicing, bearing his sheaves.

Mark 4:14-15

The sower sows the word: and these are they by the wayside where the word is sown, and when they hear, immediately Satan comes and takes away the word that was sown in them.

The bible » Mighty in its influence » A life-giving force

Ezekiel 37:7

And I prophesied as I was commanded; and as I prophesied, there was a noise, and behold a rustling, and the bones came together, bone to its bone.

The bible » Purpose » To relate human experience as a warning

The bible » Mighty in its influence » A defensive weapon

The bible » Mighty in its influence » A crushing hammer

Jeremiah 23:29

Is not my word like a fire, saith Jehovah; and like a hammer that breaketh the rock in pieces?

The bible » Mighty in its influence » A devouring flame

Jeremiah 5:14

Therefore thus saith Jehovah, the God of hosts: Because ye speak this word, behold, I will make my words in thy mouth fire, and this people wood, and it shall devour them.

The bible » Mighty in its influence » A probing instrument

The bible » Mighty in its influence » A saving power

The bible » Purpose » To give knowledge of eternal life

The bible » Purpose » To give hope to men

The bible » Purpose » To authenticate the divinity of Christ