Saturday, July 8, 2017
Bible Questions Answered:
“...I heard them say true religion, what did they mean by that...?”
Dennis/ Sydney, Australia New South Wales
True Religion/ And Its Requirements:
Deuteronomy 10:12 KJV
And now, Israel, what doth The Lord thy God require of thee, but to fear The Lord thy God, to walk in all His ways, and to love Him, and to serve The Lord thy God with all thy heart and with all thy soul,
Ecclesiastes 12:13 KJV
Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep His commandments: for this is the whole duty of man.
Hosea 6:6 KJV (I Samuel 15:22,23 KJV)
For I desired mercy, and not sacrifice; and the knowledge of God more than burnt offerings.
Micah 6:8 KJV
He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth The Lord require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God?
Zechariah 7:9 KJV
Thus speaketh The Lord Of Hosts, saying, Execute true judgment, and shew mercy and compassion every man to his brother:
Zechariah 8:16 KJV
These are the things that ye shall do; Speak ye every man The Truth to his neighbor; execute the judgment of Truth and peace in your gates:
Matthew 5:20 KJV
For I say unto you, That except your righteousness shall exceed the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, ye shall in no case enter into the kingdom of heaven.
Matthew 18:2,3 KJV
2 And Jesus called a little child unto Him, and set him in the midst of them,
3 And said, Verily I say unto you, Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven.
Mark 12:33 KJV
And to love Him (The Lord) with all the heart, and with all the understanding, and with all the soul, and with all the strength, and to love his neighbor as himself, is more than all whole burnt offerings and sacrifices.
Luke 13:1-3 NLT
1 About this time Jesus was informed that Pilate had murdered some people from Galilee as they were offering sacrifices at the Temple.
2 “Do you think those Galileans were worse sinners than all the other people from Galilee?” Jesus asked. “Is that why they suffered?
3 Not at all! And you will perish, too, unless you repent of your sins and turn to God.
John 3:5 KJV
Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born of water and of The Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.
John 4:24 KJV
God is a Spirit: and they that worship Him must worship him in Spirit and in Truth.
John 6:53 KJV
Then Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Except ye eat the flesh of The Son Of Man, and drink His Blood, ye have no Life in you.
John 8:24 KJV
I said therefore unto you, that ye shall die in your sins: for if ye believe not that I am He, ye shall die in your sins.
Romans 13:10 KJV
Love worketh no ill to his neighbor: therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.
James 1:27 KJV
Pure religion and undefiled before God and The Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world.
These are the basics, the requirements of “true-pure religion.”
Love The Lord God, with all your heart, soul, mind and strength, and love your brother as yourself.
Matthew 7:13,14 KJV
13 Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat:
14 Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the Way, which leadeth unto Life, and few there be that find it.
Matthew 11:28-30 KJV
28 Come unto Me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
29 Take My yoke upon you, and learn of Me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls.
30 For My yoke is easy, and My burden is light.
John 6:37,47 KJV
37 “...him that cometh to Me I will in no wise cast out.”
47 Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on Me hath everlasting life.