Isn’t it so interesting that we make promises that we can’t keep? Here are a few that we have heard in the past such as I promise no new taxes, I promise to stamp out global warming, I promise to provide free education and I promise that no child will hunger.
How will we ever be able to pay for the national debt? We won’t, plain and simple. It’s the same as the dog trying to catch its tail—The dog has a better chance of catching the tail than us ever paying off the debt.
Is this the sign of the times? COVID-19, coin shortage, and banks not lending money for housing. Nervous about the economy, yes, most definitely as we see signs of the great depression of 1929 in the USA.
Let us remember that when we are in accordance with God and obey his laws that we receive the blessings which include an abundant yield of all kinds from the land without the curses of crop disease, insect devastation and little or no rain in the spring and fall.
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.
You shall sow your fields for six years, and prune your vineyards for six years, and then cease to go to them; and in the seventh year there shall be a Rest of Rests for the land to EVER-LIVING. You shall not sow your fields, nor prune your vineyards. You shall not reap the self-grown harvest, not cut off the bunches from your vine. It is a Rest of Rests for the earth.
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
When one thinks about taking God’s name in vain, what is the first thought? Probably swearing would be the first thought that would come to mind, but let’s look at this a bit more thoroughly.
do you ever think that we are stewards of the land? God says in Genesis that we have dominion over all animals and that we are to allow the land to rest on the seventh year. So, you ask, how can we eat if we allow the land to rest? If you have faith in God and honor his laws, statutes and judgments and do what he says, then he will provide for you and your family.