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Revelation 22:18-19

I testify to everyone who hears the prophetic words of this book: If anyone adds to them, God will add to him the plagues that are written in this book.

Applying The Bible

James 1:22-25

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

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Psalm 82:6

I said, "You are gods; you are all sons of the Most High.

John 10:35

If He called those whom the word of God came to 'gods'-and the Scripture cannot be broken-

Matthew 16:2

He answered them: "When evening comes you say, 'It will be good weather because the sky is red.'

John 21:25

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

Genesis 1:6

Then God said, "Let there be an expanse between the waters, separating water from water."

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The bible » The law part of » In the heart

Romans 2:15

They show that the work of the law is written on their hearts. Their consciences testify in support of this, and their competing thoughts either accuse or excuse them

Hebrews 8:10

"But this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days," says the Lord: "I will put My laws into their minds, and I will write them on their hearts, and I will be their God, and they will be My people.

Jeremiah 32:40

"I will make with them an everlasting covenant: I will never turn away from doing good to them, and I will put fear of Me in their hearts so they will never again turn away from Me.

2 Corinthians 3:3

since it is plain that you are Christ's letter, produced by us, not written with ink but with the Spirit of the living God; not on stone tablets but on tablets that are hearts of flesh.

The bible » Statutes contained in » General references to

Deuteronomy 16:12

Remember that you were slaves in Egypt; carefully follow these statutes.

Exodus 15:26

He said, "If you will carefully obey the Lord your God, do what is right in His eyes, pay attention to His commands, and keep all His statutes, I will not inflict any illness on you I inflicted on the Egyptians. For I am the Lord who heals you."

Deuteronomy 4:5

Look, I have taught you statutes and ordinances as the Lord my God has commanded me, so that you may follow them in the land you are entering to possess.

Leviticus 26:46

These are the statutes, ordinances, and laws the Lord established between Himself and the Israelites through Moses on Mount Sinai.

The bible » The law part of » Despised

Jeremiah 6:19

Listen, earth! I am about to bring disaster on these people, the fruit of their own plotting, for they have paid no attention to My word. They have rejected My law.

Isaiah 5:24

Therefore, as a tongue of fire consumes straw and as dry grass shrivels in the flame, so their roots will become like something rotten and their blossoms will blow away like dust, for they have rejected the instruction of the Lord of Hosts, and they have despised the word of the Holy One of Israel.

Isaiah 30:9

They are a rebellious people, deceptive children, children who do not obey the Lord's instruction.

2 Chronicles 36:16

But they kept ridiculing God's messengers, despising His words, and scoffing at His prophets, until the Lord's wrath was so stirred up against His people that there was no remedy.

Hosea 4:6

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge. Because you have rejected knowledge, I will reject you from serving as My priest. Since you have forgotten the law of your God, I will also forget your sons.

The bible » Purpose » Absolutely trustworthy

1 Kings 8:56

"May the Lord be praised! He has given rest to His people Israel according to all He has said. Not one of all the good promises He made through His servant Moses has failed.

Psalm 93:5

Lord, Your testimonies are completely reliable; holiness is the beauty of Your house for all the days to come.

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

Nehemiah 13:1

At that time the book of Moses was read publicly to the people. The command was found written in it that no Ammonite or Moabite should ever enter the assembly of God,

2 Kings 23:2

Then the king went to the Lord's temple with all the men of Judah and all the inhabitants of Jerusalem, as well as the priests and the prophets-all the people from the youngest to the oldest. As they listened, he read all the words of the book of the covenant that had been found in the Lord's temple.

Joshua 8:35

There was not a word of all that Moses had commanded that Joshua did not read before the entire assembly of Israel, including the women, little children, and foreigners who were with them.

Nehemiah 8:3

While he was facing the square in front of the Water Gate, he read out of it from daybreak until noon before the men, the women, and those who could understand. All the people listened attentively to the book of the law.

Nehemiah 8:18

Ezra read out of the book of the law of God every day, from the first day to the last. The Israelites celebrated the feast for seven days, and on the eighth day there was an assembly, according to the ordinance.

The bible » Commandments contained in » General references to

Psalm 119:6

Then I would not be ashamed when I think about all Your commands.

Deuteronomy 6:6

These words that I am giving you today are to be in your heart.

Deuteronomy 11:8

"Keep every command I am giving you today, so that you may have the strength to cross into and possess the land you are to inherit,

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

Numbers 18:11

"The contribution of their gifts also belongs to you. I have given all the Israelites' presentation offerings to you and to your sons and daughters as a perpetual statute. Every ceremonially clean person in your house may eat it.

Leviticus 24:9

It belongs to Aaron and his sons, who are to eat it in a holy place, for it is the holiest portion for him from the fire offerings to the Lord; this is a permanent rule."

Leviticus 23:14

You must not eat bread, roasted grain, or [any] new grain until this very day, and you have brought the offering of your God. This is to be a permanent statute throughout your generations wherever you live.

Leviticus 23:31

You are not to do any work. This is a permanent statute throughout your generations wherever you live.

Leviticus 24:3

Aaron is to tend it regularly from evening until morning before the Lord outside the veil of the testimony in the tent of meeting. This is a permanent statute throughout your generations.

More verses: Numbers 19:21

The bible » Purpose » Profitable for instruction

Isaiah 2:3

and many peoples will come and say, "Come, let us go up to the mountain of the Lord, to the house of the God of Jacob. He will teach us about His ways so that we may walk in His paths." For instruction will go out of Zion and the word of the Lord from Jerusalem.

2 Chronicles 17:9

They taught throughout Judah, [having] the book of the Lord's instruction with them. They went throughout the towns of Judah and taught the people.

Deuteronomy 4:10

The day you stood before the Lord your God at Horeb, the Lord said to me, 'Assemble the people before Me, and I will let them hear My words, so that they may learn to fear Me all the days they live on the earth and may instruct their children.'

Acts 18:28

For he vigorously refuted the Jews in public, demonstrating through the Scriptures that Jesus is the Messiah.

More verses: Nehemiah 8:13

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

Ezekiel 3:17

"Son of man, I have made you a watchman over the house of Israel. When you hear a word from My mouth, give them a warning from Me.

Jeremiah 1:7

Then the Lord said to me: Do not say: I am [only] a youth, for you will go to everyone I send you to and speak whatever I tell you.

Jeremiah 1:17

"Now, get ready. Stand up and tell them everything that I command you. Do not be intimidated by them or I will cause you to cower before them.

More verses: Jeremiah 11:2 Ezekiel 2:7

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

Ephesians 2:15

He did away with the law of the commandments in regulations, so that He might create in Himself one new man from the two, resulting in peace.

Colossians 2:14

He erased the certificate of debt, with its obligations, that was against us and opposed to us, and has taken it out of the way by nailing it to the cross.

Hebrews 7:18

So the previous commandment is annulled because it was weak and unprofitable

Hebrews 8:13

By saying, a new [ covenant ], He has declared that the first is old. And what is old and aging is about to disappear.

More verses: Hebrews 12:27

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

Matthew 7:24

"Therefore, everyone who hears these words of Mine and acts on them will be like a sensible man who built his house on the rock.

More verses: John 8:31 Psalm 19:11

The bible » Purpose » Ignorance of, perilous

Acts 13:27

For the residents of Jerusalem and their rulers, since they did not recognize Him or the voices of the prophets that are read every Sabbath, have fulfilled their words by condemning Him.

Matthew 12:3

He said to them, "Haven't you read what David did when he and those who were with him were hungry-

More verses: John 20:9

The bible » Purpose » Purity of

Isaiah 45:19

I have not spoken in secret, somewhere in a land of darkness. I did not say to the descendants of Jacob: Seek Me in a wasteland. I, the Lord, speak truthfully; I say what is right.

More verses: Psalm 119:140

The bible » Purpose » The standard of faith and duty

Isaiah 8:20

To the law and to the testimony! If they do not speak according to this word, there will be no dawn for them.

1 Thessalonians 2:13

Also, this is why we constantly thank God, because when you received the message about God that you heard from us, you welcomed it not as a human message, but as it truly is, the message of God, which also works effectively in you believers.

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

Revelation 22:19

And if anyone takes away from the words of this prophetic book, God will take away his share of the tree of life and the holy city, written in this book.

Deuteronomy 4:2

You must not add anything to what I command you or take anything away from it, so that you may keep the commands of the Lord your God I am giving you.

Deuteronomy 12:32

You must be careful to do everything I command you; do not add anything to it or take anything away from it.

Proverbs 30:6

Don't add to His words, or He will rebuke you, and you will be proved a liar.

The bible » Purpose » Read in the great congregation

Luke 4:16

He came to Nazareth, where He had been brought up. As usual, He entered the synagogue on the Sabbath day and stood up to read.

Exodus 24:7

He then took the covenant scroll and read [it] aloud to the people. They responded, "We will do and obey everything that the Lord has commanded."

Joshua 8:34

Afterwards, Joshua read aloud all the words of the law-the blessings as well as the curses-according to all that is written in the book of the law.

Jeremiah 36:8

So Baruch son of Neriah did everything Jeremiah the prophet had commanded him. At the Lord's temple he read the Lord's words from the scroll.

Colossians 4:16

And when this letter has been read among you, have it read also in the church of the Laodiceans; and see that you also read the letter from Laodicea.

The bible » Purpose » The study of encouraged

Deuteronomy 17:19

It is to remain with him, and he is to read from it all the days of his life, so that he may learn to fear the Lord his God, to observe all the words of this instruction, and to do these statutes.

Isaiah 34:16

Search and read the scroll of the Lord: Not one of them will be missing, none will be lacking its mate, because He has ordered it by my mouth, and He will gather them by His Spirit.

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

The bible » The law part of » Keeping of encouraged

1 Chronicles 22:12

Above all, may the Lord give you insight and understanding when He puts you in charge of Israel so that you may keep the law of the Lord your God.

Joshua 23:6

"Be very strong, and continue obeying all that is written in the book of the law of Moses, so that you do not turn from it to the right or left

Deuteronomy 17:19

It is to remain with him, and he is to read from it all the days of his life, so that he may learn to fear the Lord his God, to observe all the words of this instruction, and to do these statutes.

The bible » Mighty in its influence » Purifies the life

The bible » The law part of » Impartiality of

Numbers 9:14

"If a foreigner resides with you and wants to observe the Passover to the Lord, he is to do so according to the Passover statute and its ordinances. You are to apply the same statute to both the foreign resident and the native of the land."

Exodus 12:49

The same law will apply to both the native and the foreigner who resides among you."

Leviticus 24:22

You are to have the same law for the foreign resident and the native, because I am the Lord your God."

Numbers 15:16

The same law and the same ordinance will apply to both you and the foreigner who resides with you."

The bible » Selected readings

Psalm 119:1

How happy are those whose way is blameless, who live according to the law of the Lord!

Deuteronomy 6:4-12

"Listen, Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is One. Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your strength. These words that I am giving you today are to be in your heart. read more.
Repeat them to your children. Talk about them when you sit in your house and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up. Bind them as a sign on your hand and let them be a symbol on your forehead. Write them on the doorposts of your house and on your gates. "When the Lord your God brings you into the land He swore to your fathers Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob that He would give you-a [land with] large and beautiful cities that you did not build, houses full of every good thing that you did not fill [them with], wells dug that you did not dig, and vineyards and olive groves that you did not plant-and when you eat and are satisfied, be careful not to forget the Lord who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the place of slavery.

Psalm 19:7-11

The instruction of the Lord is perfect, reviving the soul; the testimony of the Lord is trustworthy, making the inexperienced wise. The precepts of the Lord are right, making the heart glad; the commandment of the Lord is radiant, making the eyes light up. The fear of the Lord is pure, enduring forever; the ordinances of the Lord are reliable and altogether righteous. read more.
They are more desirable than gold- than an abundance of pure gold; and sweeter than honey- than honey dripping from the comb. In addition, Your servant is warned by them; there is great reward in keeping them.

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

Psalm 126:6

Though one goes along weeping, carrying the bag of seed, he will surely come back with shouts of joy, carrying his sheaves.

Mark 4:14-15

The sower sows the word. These are the ones along the path where the word is sown: when they hear, immediately Satan comes and takes away the word sown in them.

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

Ezekiel 37:7

So I prophesied as I had been commanded. While I was prophesying, there was a noise, a rattling sound, and the bones came together, bone to 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 fire"-the Lord's declaration-"and like a sledgehammer that pulverizes rock?

The bible » Mighty in its influence » A devouring flame

Jeremiah 5:14

Therefore, this is what the Lord God of Hosts says: Because you have spoken this word, I am going to make My words become fire in your mouth. These people are the wood, and the fire will consume 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

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