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Revelation 22:18-19

I warn everyone who hears the words of the prophecy in this book: If anyone adds anything to them, God will strike him with the plagues that are written in this book.

Applying The Bible

James 1:22-25

Keep on being obedient to the word, and not merely being hearers who deceive themselves.

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Psalm 82:6

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

John 10:35

If he called those to whom a message from God came "gods' (and the Scripture cannot be disregarded),

Matthew 20:16

"In the same way, the last will be first, and the first will be last, because many are called, but few are chosen."

John 21:25

Of course, Jesus also did many other things, and I suppose that if every one of them were written down, the world couldn't contain the books that would be written.

Genesis 1:6

Then God said, "Let there be a canopy between bodies of water, separating bodies of water from bodies of water!"

Luke 14:28

"Suppose one of you wants to build a tower. He will first sit down and estimate the cost to see whether he has enough money to finish it, won't he?

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The bible » The law part of » In the heart

Romans 2:15

They show that what the Law requires is written in their hearts, a fact to which their own consciences testify, and their thoughts will either accuse or excuse them

Hebrews 8:10

For this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after that time, declares the Lord: I will put my laws in their minds and write them on their hearts. I will be their God, and they will be my people.

Jeremiah 32:40

I'll make an everlasting covenant with them that I won't turn away from doing good for them. I'll put the fear of me in their hearts so they won't turn away from me.

2 Corinthians 3:3

You are demonstrating that you are the Messiah's letter, produced by our service, written not with ink but with the Spirit of the living God, not on tablets of stone but on tablets of human hearts.

The bible » Statutes contained in » General references to

Deuteronomy 16:12

Remember that you were slaves in Egypt, so keep and observe these statutes."

Exodus 15:26

There the LORD presented to them a statute and an ordinance, and there he tested them. He said, "If you will carefully obey the LORD your God, do what he sees to be right, listen to his commandments, and keep all his statutes, then I won't inflict on you all the diseases that I inflicted on the Egyptians, because I am the LORD your healer."

Deuteronomy 4:5

See! I taught you the statutes and the ordinances, just as the LORD God commanded. Therefore, observe them when you enter the land you are about to possess.

Leviticus 26:46

These are the statutes, ordinances, and laws that the LORD made between himself and the Israelis on Mount Sinai, as recorded by the hand of Moses.

The bible » The law part of » Despised

Jeremiah 6:19

Listen, earth! I'm about to bring calamity on this people, on the fruit of their plans, because they didn't listen to my words and they rejected my instruction.

Isaiah 5:24

Therefore, as flames of fire devour straw, as dry grass collapses in flames, so their root will be rotten, and their blossom will blow away like dust, because they have rejected the instruction of the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, and have despised the word of the Holy One of Israel.

Isaiah 30:9

For they are a rebellious people, deceitful children, children unwilling to hear the LORD's instruction.

2 Chronicles 36:16

but they mocked God's messengers, despised his words, and scoffed at his prophets, until there was no remedy for the wrath of the LORD that arose to punish his people.

Hosea 4:6

My people are destroyed because they lack knowledge of me. Because you rejected that knowledge, I will reject you as a priest for me. Since you forget the Law of your God, I will also forget your children.

The bible » Purpose » Absolutely trustworthy

1 Kings 8:56

"Blessed is the LORD, who has given security to his people Israel, just as he promised. Not one of his promises has failed to come about that he gave through his servant Moses.

Romans 4:16

Therefore, the promise is based on faith, so that it may be a matter of grace and may be guaranteed for all of Abraham's descendants not only for those who were given the Law, but also for those who share the faith of Abraham, who is the father of us all.

Psalm 93:5

Your decrees are very trustworthy, and holiness always befits your house, LORD.

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

Nehemiah 13:1

Later that day the book of Moses was read aloud so the people could hear it, and a written command was discovered therein permanently prohibiting the Ammonites and Moabites from coming into the congregation of God

2 Kings 23:2

The king went up to the LORD's Temple, accompanied by all the men of Judah, everyone who lived in Jerusalem, the priests, the prophets, and everyone including those who were unimportant and those who were important and he read to them everything written in the Book of the Covenant that had been discovered in the LORD's Temple.

Joshua 8:35

There wasn't one word of everything Moses had commanded that Joshua did not read in front of the entire assembly of Israel, including the women, their little ones, and the foreigners who lived among them.

Nehemiah 8:3

Ezra read from it, facing the plaza in front of the Water Gate, from early in the morning until mid-day in the presence of the men and women, as well as all who could understand. All the people were attentive to the Book of the Law.

Nehemiah 8:18

and Ezra continued to read from the Book of the Law of God day by day, from the first day through the last. They celebrated for seven days, and on the eighth day they held a solemn assembly according to regulation.

The bible » Commandments contained in » General references to

Psalm 119:6

Then I will not be ashamed, since my eyes will be fixed on all of your commands.

Deuteronomy 6:6

Let these words that I'm commanding you today be always on your heart.

Deuteronomy 11:8

"Keep all the commands that I'm giving you today, so you can be strong enough to enter and possess the land that you are crossing over to inherit

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

Numbers 18:11

The raised offering and wave offerings presented by the Israelis are yours, too. I've given them to you, to your sons, and to your daughters as a prescribed apportionment forever. Everyone who is clean in your household may eat it.

Leviticus 24:9

This gift will belong to Aaron and his sons, and they are to eat it in a sacred place, because it's the most holy thing for him of all the offerings made by fire to the LORD. This is to be an eternal ordinance."

Leviticus 23:14

You are not to eat bread, parched grain, or fresh grain until that day when you've brought the offering of your God. This is to be an eternal ordinance throughout your generations, wherever you live."

Leviticus 23:31

You are not to do any work. This is to be an eternal ordinance throughout your generations, wherever you live.

Leviticus 24:3

Outside the Canopy of the Testimony in the Tent of Meeting, Aaron is to arrange it continually in the LORD's presence from evening until morning as an eternal ordinance throughout your generations.

More verses: Numbers 19:21

The bible » Purpose » Profitable for instruction

Isaiah 2:3

Many groups of people will come, commenting, "Come! Let's go up to the Temple of the God of Jacob, that they may teach us his ways. Then let's walk in his paths." "Instruction will proceed from Zion, and the word of the LORD from Jerusalem.

2 Chronicles 17:9

They taught throughout Judah from a copy of the Book of the Law of the LORD that they took with them as they passed through all the cities of Judah, teaching among all the people.

Deuteronomy 4:10

The day you stood in the presence of the LORD your God in Horeb, the LORD told me, "Gather the people before me so they may hear my words, learn to revere me the whole time that they live in the land, and teach them to their children.'"

Acts 18:28

He successfully refuted the Jews in public and proved by 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," he said, "I've appointed you to be a watchman over the house of Israel. Therefore when you hear a message that comes from me, you are to warn them for me.

Acts 5:20

"Go, stand in the Temple, and keep on telling the people the whole message about this life they can have."

Jeremiah 1:7

Then the LORD told me, "Don't say, "I'm only a young man,' for you will go everywhere I send you, and you will speak everything I command you.

Jeremiah 1:17

"As for you, get ready! Stand up and tell them everything that I've commanded you. Don't be frightened as you face them, or I'll frighten you right in front of them.

More verses: Jeremiah 11:2 Ezekiel 2:7

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

Ephesians 2:15

He rendered the Law inoperative, along with its commandments and regulations, thus creating in himself one new humanity from the two, thereby making peace,

Colossians 2:14

having erased the charges that were brought against us, along with their obligations that were hostile to us. He took those charges away when he nailed them to the cross.

Hebrews 7:18

Indeed, because it was weak and ineffective, the former commandment has been annulled,

Hebrews 8:13

In speaking of a "new" covenant, he has made the first one obsolete, and what is obsolete and aging will soon 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 listens to these messages of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on a rock.

More verses: John 8:31 Psalm 19:11

The bible » Purpose » Ignorance of, perilous

Acts 13:27

For the people who live in Jerusalem and their leaders, not knowing who Jesus was, condemned him and so fulfilled the words of the prophets that are read every Sabbath.

Matthew 12:3

But he told them, "Haven't you read what David did when he and his companions were hungry?

More verses: John 20:9

The bible » Purpose » Purity of

Isaiah 45:19

I didn't speak in secret, from somewhere in a land of darkness; I didn't say to Jacob's descendants, "Seek me in chaos.' I, the LORD, speak truth, declaring what is right.

More verses: Psalm 119:140

The bible » Purpose » The standard of faith and duty

Isaiah 8:20

for instruction and for testimony? Surely they are speaking like this because the truth hasn't dawned on them.

1 Thessalonians 2:13

Here is another reason why we constantly give thanks to God: When you received God's word, which you heard from us, you did not accept it as the word of humans but for what it really is the word of God, which is at work in you who believe.

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

Revelation 22:19

If anyone takes away any words from the book of this prophecy, God will take away his portion of the tree of life and the holy city that are described in this book.

Deuteronomy 12:32

Now as to everything I'm commanding you, you must be careful to observe it. Don't add to or subtract from it."

Proverbs 30:6

Don't add to his words, or he will rebuke you, and you will be shown to be a liar.

The bible » Purpose » Read in the great congregation

Luke 4:16

Then Jesus came to Nazareth, where he had been raised. As was his custom, he went into the synagogue on the Sabbath day. When he stood up to read,

Exodus 24:7

He took the Book of the Covenant and read it to the people. They said, "We will put into practice and obey everything that the LORD has decreed."

Joshua 8:34

Afterwards, Joshua read all the words of the Law both the blessings and the curses according to everything written in the Book of the Law.

Jeremiah 36:8

So Neriah's son Baruch did just as Jeremiah the prophet instructed him, reading the words of the LORD from the scroll at the LORD's Temple.

Colossians 4:16

When this letter has been read among you, have it read also in the church of the Laodiceans, and be sure to read the one from Laodicea.

The bible » Purpose » The study of encouraged

Deuteronomy 17:19

It is to remain with him the rest of his life so he may learn to fear the LORD his God and observe all the words of this Law and these statutes, in order to fulfill them.

Isaiah 34:16

"Study and read from the book of the LORD: And not one will be missing, each will not long for its mate. For it is the mouth of the LORD that has issued the order, and it is his Spirit that has 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 may the LORD give you discretion and understanding as he places you in charge over Israel, so you can keep the Law of the LORD your God.

Joshua 23:6

Stand very strong, then, so you can obey and carry out everything written in the Book of the Law of Moses, turning neither to the right nor to the left of it.

Deuteronomy 17:19

It is to remain with him the rest of his life so he may learn to fear the LORD his God and observe all the words of this Law and these statutes, in order to fulfill them.

The bible » Mighty in its influence » Purifies the life

The bible » The law part of » Impartiality of

Numbers 9:14

If a resident alien lives with you and wants to observe the LORD's Passover, let him observe it according to the statutes and laws of the Passover. You are to maintain the same statute for the resident alien as you do for the native of the land."

Exodus 12:49

A single law exists for the native and the alien who resides among you."

Leviticus 24:22

You are to have for yourselves consistent procedures in deciding a case. As it is for the resident alien, so it is for the native born. I am the LORD your God."

Numbers 15:16

There is to be one law and one ordinance for you and for the resident alien who lives with you."

The bible » Selected readings

Psalm 119:1

How blessed are those whose life is blameless, who walk in the Law of the LORD!

Deuteronomy 6:4-12

"Listen, Israel! The LORD is our God, the LORD alone. You are to love the LORD your God with all your heart, all your soul, and all your strength. Let these words that I'm commanding you today be always on your heart. read more.
Teach them repeatedly to your children. Talk about them while sitting in your house or walking on the road, and as you lie down or get up. Tie them as reminders on your forearm, bind them on your forehead, and write them on the door frames of your house and on your gates." "When the LORD your God brings you to the land that he promised to your ancestors Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, he will give you large and beautiful cities that you didn't build, houses filled with every good thing that you didn't supply, wells that you didn't dig, and vineyards and olive groves that you didn't plant. When you eat and are satisfied, be careful not to forget the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt and slavery.

Psalm 19:7-11

The Law of the LORD is perfect, restoring life. The testimony of the LORD is steadfast, making foolish people wise. The precepts of the LORD are upright, making the heart rejoice. The commandment of the LORD is pure, giving light to the eyes. The fear of the LORD is clean, standing forever. The judgments of the LORD are true; they are altogether righteous. read more.
They are more desirable than gold, even much fine gold. They are sweeter than honey, even the drippings from a honeycomb. Moreover your servant is warned by them; and there is great reward in keeping them.

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

Psalm 126:6

The one who goes out weeping, carrying a bag of seeds, will surely return with a joyful song, bearing sheaves from his harvest. A Solomonic Song of Ascents

Mark 4:14-15

The farmer sows the word. Some people are like the seeds along the path, where the word is sown. When they hear it, Satan immediately comes and takes away the word that was sown in them.

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

Ezekiel 37:7

So I prophesied, just as I had been ordered to do so. Immediately there was a noise and a rattling and then all of a sudden the bones came together by themselves! Each bone came together, all of them attached together!

Acts 19:20

In that way the word of the Lord kept spreading and triumphing.

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

1 Corinthians 10:11

These things happened to them to serve as an example, and they were written down as a warning for us in whom the culmination of the ages has been attained.

The bible » Mighty in its influence » A defensive weapon

The bible » Mighty in its influence » A crushing hammer

Jeremiah 23:29

"My message is like fire or like a hammer that shatters rock, is it not?" declares the LORD.

The bible » Mighty in its influence » A devouring flame

Jeremiah 5:14

Therefore, this is what the LORD God of the Heavenly Armies says: "Because you people have said this, my words in your mouth will become a fire and these people the wood. The fire will destroy 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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