God has given us the Ten Commandments as the standard of personal conduct—We can’t keep theses Ten Commandments, so we have to make our own to fit our world and throw the Ten Commandments out the door.
How much plainer can God get? Adultery pollutes and has destroyed many a family—Wasn’t family life to be guarded against such corruption?
Are there any grounds under the law that Jesus stated was justification for divorce? Yes, turn to Matthew 5:32 (NIV) But I tell you that anyone who divorces his wife, except for marital unfaithfulness, causes her to become an adulteress; and anyone who marries the divorced woman commits adultery
Condemnation under this law is passed upon a wide variety of activities in our modern business and financial life. Every phase of human activity that undertakes to secure something for nothing when such acquisition is a loss to others is stealing. Withholding the tithe is stealing from God, according to Malachi 3:8.
Don’t you see that whatever enters the mouth goes into the stomach and then out of the body? But the things that come out of the mouth come from the heart, and these things make a man unclean. For out of the heart comes evil thoughts, murder, adultery, sexual immorality, theft, false testimony, slander.
God is omniscient—when setting up the human justice system, he knew man would make false oaths and bear false witnessing or raise a false report against his neighbor, friend, or family member. Judges and juries were set in place to safeguard against false reports along with each witness examined separately to minimize collaboration and escape detection of falsified testimony.
God has set forth before his people what is required of them in their relationship to Him and their fellow man. The choice is simple: covetousness, greed, and lust is the foundation of evil desires and peace, contentment, and gladness is the foundation for freedom from strife.
As Christians, we agree that the Bible is the infallible word of God and that the Ten Commandments were to be administered to God’s people. Ten, not one hundred, not one thousand, not five thousand, but Ten Commandments.
How does one keep the orderly laws of peace? To observe and keep the Divine Command which is the law of life and the way of peace. Here’s an example—Turn to Matthew 8: 23-27 (NIV) Then he (Jesus) got into the boat and his disciples followed him.
I think you will agree that if we were under God’s laws and not those of man that our world would be ideal. God has addressed every issue in his laws with a solution that makes sense and could and should be used by all. I have been studying numerous books on his laws with the KJV Bible being the center for knowledge and understanding for many years and wish to share my thoughts and welcome your thoughts…