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Revelation 22:18-19

I testify to everyone who hears the words of the prophecy of this book, if anyone adds to them, may God add to him the plagues which are written in this book.

Applying The Bible

James 1:22-25

But be doers of the word, and not only hearers, deluding your own selves.

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Psalm 82:6

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

John 10:35

If he called them gods, to whom the word of God came (and the Scripture can't be broken),

Matthew 16:2

But he answered them, "When it is evening, you say, 'It will be fair weather, for the sky is red.'

John 21:25

There are also many other things which Jesus did, which if they would all be written, I suppose that even the world itself wouldn't have room for the books that would be written.

Genesis 1:6

God said, "Let there be an expanse in the middle of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters."

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The bible » The law part of » In the heart

Romans 2:15

in that they show the work of the law written in their hearts, their conscience testifying with them, and their thoughts among themselves accusing or else excusing them)

Hebrews 8:10

"For 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 mind, I will also write them on their heart. I will be their God, and they will be my people.

Jeremiah 32:40

and I will make an everlasting covenant with them, that I will not turn away from following them, to do them good; and I will put my fear in their hearts, that they may not depart from me.

2 Corinthians 3:3

being revealed that you are a letter of Christ, served by us, written not with ink, but with the Spirit of the living God; not in tablets of stone, but in tablets that are hearts of flesh.

The bible » Statutes contained in » General references to

Deuteronomy 16:12

You shall remember that you were a bondservant in Egypt: and you shall observe and do these statutes.

Exodus 15:26

and he said, "If you will diligently listen to the voice of Yahweh your God, and will do that which is right in his eyes, and will pay attention to his commandments, and keep all his statutes, I will put none of the diseases on you, which I have put on the Egyptians; for I am Yahweh who heals you."

Deuteronomy 4:5

Behold, I have taught you statutes and ordinances, even as Yahweh my God commanded me, that you should do so in the midst of the land where you go in to possess it.

Leviticus 26:46

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

The bible » The law part of » Despised

Jeremiah 6:19

Hear, earth! Behold, I will bring evil on this people, even the fruit of their thoughts, because they have not listened to my words; and as for my law, they have rejected it.

Isaiah 5:24

Therefore as the tongue of fire devours the stubble, and as the dry grass sinks down in the flame, so their root shall be as rottenness, and their blossom shall go up as dust; because they have rejected the law of Yahweh of Armies, and despised the word of the Holy One of Israel.

Isaiah 30:9

For it is a rebellious people, lying children, children who will not hear the law of Yahweh;

2 Chronicles 36:16

but they mocked the messengers of God, and despised his words, and scoffed at his prophets, until the wrath of Yahweh arose against his people, until there was no remedy.

Hosea 4:6

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge. Because you have rejected knowledge, I will also reject you, that you may be no priest to me. Because you have forgotten your God's law, I will also forget your children.

The bible » Purpose » Absolutely trustworthy

1 Kings 8:56

"Blessed be Yahweh, who has given rest to his people Israel, according to all that he promised. There has not failed one word of all his good promise, which he promised by Moses his servant.

Romans 4:16

For this cause it is of faith, that it may be according to grace, to the end that the promise may be sure to all the seed, not to that only which is of the law, but to that also which is of the faith of Abraham, who is the father of us all.

Psalm 93:5

Your statutes stand firm. Holiness adorns your house, Yahweh, forevermore.

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 therein was found written, that an Ammonite and a Moabite should not enter into the assembly of God forever,

2 Kings 23:2

The king went up to the house of Yahweh, 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 was found in the house of Yahweh.

Joshua 8:35

There was not a word of all that Moses commanded, which Joshua didn't read before all the assembly of Israel, with the women, the little ones, and the foreigners who were among them.

Nehemiah 8:3

He read therein before the broad place that was before the water gate from early morning until midday, in the presence of the men and the women, and of those who 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. They kept 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 I wouldn't be disappointed, when I consider all of your commandments.

Deuteronomy 6:6

These words, which I command you this day, shall be on your heart;

Deuteronomy 11:8

Therefore you shall keep all the commandment which I command you this day, that you may be strong, and go in and possess the land, where you go over to possess it;

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

Numbers 18:11

"This is yours, too: the wave offering of their gift, even all the wave offerings of the children of Israel. I have given them to you, and to your sons and to your daughters with you, as a portion forever. Everyone who is clean in your house shall eat of it.

Leviticus 24:9

It shall be for Aaron and his sons; and they shall eat it in a holy place: for it is most holy to him of the offerings of Yahweh made by fire by a perpetual statute."

Leviticus 23:14

You shall eat neither bread, nor roasted grain, nor fresh grain, until this same day, until you have brought the offering of your God. This is a statute forever throughout your generations in all your dwellings.

Leviticus 23:31

You shall do no kind of work: it is a statute forever throughout your generations in all your dwellings.

Leviticus 24:3

Outside of the veil of the Testimony, in the Tent of Meeting, shall Aaron keep it in order from evening to morning before Yahweh continually: it shall be a statute forever throughout your generations.

More verses: Numbers 19:21

The bible » Purpose » Profitable for instruction

Isaiah 2:3

Many peoples shall go and say, "Come, let's go up to the mountain of Yahweh, 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 the law shall go forth, and the word of Yahweh from Jerusalem.

2 Chronicles 17:9

They taught in Judah, having the book of the law of Yahweh with them; and they went about throughout all the cities of Judah, and taught among the people.

Deuteronomy 4:10

the day that you stood before Yahweh your God in Horeb, when Yahweh said to me, "Assemble me the people, and I will make them hear my words, that they may learn to fear me all the days that they live on the earth, and that they may teach their children."

Acts 18:28

for he powerfully refuted the Jews, publicly showing 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 made you a watchman to the house of Israel: therefore hear the word from my mouth, and give them warning from me.

Jeremiah 1:7

But Yahweh said to me, "Don't say, 'I am a child;' for to whoever I shall send you, you shall go, and whatever I shall command you, you shall speak.

Jeremiah 1:17

"You therefore put your belt on your waist, arise, and speak to them all that I command you. Don't be dismayed at them, lest I dismay you before them.

More verses: Jeremiah 11:2 Ezekiel 2:7

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

Ephesians 2:15

having abolished in the flesh the hostility, the law of commandments contained in ordinances, that he might create in himself one new man of the two, making peace;

Hebrews 7:18

For there is an annulling of a foregoing commandment because of its weakness and uselessness

Hebrews 8:13

In that he says, "A new covenant," he has made the first old. But that which is becoming old and grows aged is near to vanishing away.

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 out of your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, that you may observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then you shall make your way prosperous, and then you shall have good success.

Matthew 7:24

"Everyone therefore who hears these words of mine, and does them, I will liken him to 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 those who dwell in Jerusalem, and their rulers, because they didn't know him, nor the voices of the prophets which are read every Sabbath, fulfilled them by condemning him.

Matthew 12:3

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

More verses: John 20:9

The bible » Purpose » Purity of

Isaiah 45:19

I have not spoken in secret, in a place of the land of darkness. I didn't say to the seed of Jacob, 'Seek me in vain.' I, Yahweh, speak righteousness. I declare things that are right.

More verses: Psalm 119:140

The bible » Purpose » The standard of faith and duty

Isaiah 8:20

Turn to the law and to the testimony! If they don't speak according to this word, surely there is no morning for them.

1 Thessalonians 2:13

For this cause we also thank God without ceasing, that, when you received from us the word of the message of God, you accepted it not as the word of men, but, as it is in truth, the word of God, which also works in you who believe.

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

Revelation 22:19

If anyone takes away from the words of the book of this prophecy, may God take away his part from the tree of life, and out of the holy city, which are written in this book.

Deuteronomy 4:2

You shall not add to the word which I command you, neither shall you diminish from it, that you may keep the commandments of Yahweh your God which I command you.

Deuteronomy 12:32

Whatever thing I command you, that you shall observe to do: you shall not add thereto, nor diminish from it.

The bible » Purpose » Read in the great congregation

Luke 4:16

He came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up. He entered, as was his custom, into the synagogue on the Sabbath day, and stood up to read.

Exodus 24:7

He took the book of the covenant and read it in the hearing of the people, and they said, "All that Yahweh has spoken will we do, and be obedient."

Joshua 8:34

Afterward 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

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

Colossians 4:16

When this letter has been read among you, cause it to be read also in the assembly of the Laodiceans; and that you also read the letter 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 Yahweh his God, to keep all the words of this law and these statutes, to do them;

Isaiah 34:16

Search in the book of Yahweh, and read: not one of these will be missing. none will lack her mate. For my mouth has commanded, and his Spirit 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

May Yahweh give you discretion and understanding, and put you in charge of Israel; that so you may keep the law of Yahweh your God.

Joshua 23:6

"Therefore be very courageous to keep and to do all that is written in the book of the law of Moses, that you not turn aside from it 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 Yahweh 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

"'If a foreigner lives among you, and desires to keep the Passover to Yahweh; according to the statute of the Passover, and according to its ordinance, so shall he do. You shall have one statute, both for the foreigner, and for him who is born in the land.'"

Exodus 12:49

One law shall be to him who is born at home, and to the stranger who lives as a foreigner among you."

Leviticus 24:22

You shall have one kind of law, for the foreigner as well as the native-born: for I am Yahweh your God.'"

Numbers 15:16

One law and one ordinance shall be for you, and for the stranger who lives as a foreigner with you.'"

The bible » Selected readings

Psalm 119:1

Blessed are those whose ways are blameless, who walk according to Yahweh's law.

Deuteronomy 6:4-12

Hear, Israel: Yahweh is our God; Yahweh is one: and you shall love Yahweh your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your might. These words, which I command you this day, shall be on your heart; read more.
and you shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise up. You shall bind them for a sign on your hand, and they shall be for symbols between your eyes. You shall write them on the door posts of your house, and on your gates. It shall be, when Yahweh your God shall bring you into the land which he swore to your fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give you, great and goodly cities, which you didn't build, and houses full of all good things, which you didn't fill, and cisterns dug out, which you didn't dig, vineyards and olive trees, which you didn't plant, and you shall eat and be full; then beware lest you forget Yahweh, who brought you forth out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage.

Psalm 19:7-11

Yahweh's law is perfect, restoring the soul. Yahweh's testimony is sure, making wise the simple. Yahweh's precepts are right, rejoicing the heart. Yahweh's commandment is pure, enlightening the eyes. The fear of Yahweh is clean, enduring forever. Yahweh's ordinances are true, and righteous altogether. read more.
More to be desired are they than gold, yes, than much fine gold; sweeter also than honey and the extract of the honeycomb. Moreover by them is your servant warned. In keeping them there is great reward.

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

Psalm 126:6

He who goes out weeping, carrying seed for sowing, will certainly come again with joy, carrying his sheaves. A Song of Ascents. By Solomon.

Mark 4:14-15

The farmer sows the word. The ones by the road are the ones where the word is sown; and when they have heard, immediately Satan comes, and takes away the word which has been sown in them.

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

Ezekiel 37:7

So I prophesied as I was commanded: and as I prophesied, there was a noise, and behold, an earthquake; 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

Isn't my word like fire? says Yahweh; and like a hammer that breaks the rock in pieces?

The bible » Mighty in its influence » A devouring flame

Jeremiah 5:14

Therefore thus says Yahweh, the God of Armies, "Because you speak this word, behold, I will make my words in your 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

1 John 5:13

These things I have written to you who believe in the name of the Son of God, that you may know that you have eternal life, and that you may continue to believe in the name of the Son of God.

The bible » Purpose » To give hope to men

The bible » Purpose » To authenticate the divinity of Christ