Tag: bribe

  • Biblical Principle #249: Israel Not to Accept Ransom for Murder

    Biblical Principles List Principle Under the Law of Moses, God told Israel not to accept a ransom for the life of a murderer who deserved to die. Explanation We have previously established the consequences that the Law of Moses prescribed for various situations involving murder. One special instruction that deserves its own Principle is not…

  • Biblical Principle #243: Israel’s Judges to Rule Justly

    Biblical Principles List Principle Under the Law of Moses, God instructed Israel’s judges to maintain justice and never accept bribes. Explanation We have previously established that: GOD also instructed, through the Law, that Israel’s judges were to behave justly, maintain righteous judgments, not perverting justice or accepting bribes. Here are some passages that speak to…

  • Biblical Principle #9: God is Just

    Biblical Principles List Principle GOD is just. Explanation The Bible asserts that GOD is completely just, with no hint of wrong-doing or inconsistency. GOD does not accept bribes and He does not respect human accomplishments, prestige, money or power (or the lack thereof). 3 For I invoke the Lord’s name:Ascribe greatness to our God.4 He…

  • November 19 – Jesus is Raised from the Dead

    Reading Matt. 28:2-4 Mark 16:1-7 Luke 24:4-8 Mark 16:8 John 20:2-10 Mark 16:9; John 20:11-17 Matt. 28:8-15 Luke 24:9-11, 13-35; John 20:19 Luke 24:36-44 John 20:21-29; 21:1-24 Matt. 28:16-20; Mark 16:15-18 Luke 24:45-51; Acts 1:6-11 Luke 24:52-53; Acts 1:12-26 Mark 16:20 John 20:30-31; 21:25 Devotional Early on Sunday morning there was a violent earthquake and…

  • May 22 – Disharmony and Strife

    Reading Disharmony and Strife Solicitation to Evil – Prov. 1:10-19; 16:29; 25:26; 27:3; 28:10 Violence – Prov. 3:31-32; 21:7, 29 Murderers – Prov. 28:17 Causing Others Harm – Prov. 3:29-30 Revenge – Prov. 20:22; 24:28-29 Dissension and Strife – Prov. 6:16-19; 17:1; 18:18-19 Meddling – Prov. 26:17 Honesty Truthfulness – Prov. 12:20; 13:5; 24:26; 26:18-19…