Tag: consequences

  • Biblical Principle #252: Israel’s Law on Harm of Pregnant Women

    Biblical Principles List Principle Under the Law of Moses, God gave Israel instructions regarding justice for cases of harm to pregnant women. Explanation The Law of Moses included GOD’s judgments on specific crimes so that justice could be properly administered once Israel conquered Canaan. In the case of harm to pregnant women, the Law said:…

  • Biblical Principle #250: Bloodshed Pollutes the Land

    Biblical Principles List Principle Under the Law of Moses, God explained that bloodshed, such as murder, pollutes the land, and only the bloodshed of the guilty cleanses the land. Explanation People often refer to “the God of the Old Testament” as being cold, vindictive, and harsh. One reason they typically cite is the numerous “death…

  • Biblical Principle #246: Limit to Israelite Beatings

    Biblical Principles List Principle Under the Law of Moses, Israelites could receive no more than forty lashes in a beating for a crime. Explanation GOD set a “reasonable” max threshold of forty lashes to any beating that an Israelite could suffer for a crime: 1 “Now if there should be a dispute between men, and…

  • Biblical Principle #222: Israel’s Sin Offerings

    Biblical Principles List Principle Under the Law of Moses, GOD gave specific instructions regarding sacrifices to be performed upon the realization that one had sinned either without knowing or failed to do certain things. Explanation Here are the instructions GOD gave to Israel through Moses in the Law about sin offerings involving unintentional transgressions and…

  • Biblical Principle #100: Sin is the Root Cause of All Bad Things

    Biblical Principles List Principle Sin is the reason why bad things happen. Explanation We have previously established that: When sin entered the earthly creation, it created fundamental changes to GOD’s design. Human makeup was altered, knowing not only good but also evil. Humans are weak fleshly creatures. Our weakness means that we tend to do…

  • Biblical Principle #88: Deception Comes Back on You

    Biblical Principles List Principle Deception has a way of coming back on you. Explanation Jacob’s early life included several situations involving deception. Jacob, albeit directly, took advantage of Esau’s impetuous nature to “steal” Esau’s birthright. Rebekah influenced Jacob into deceiving Isaac for the blessing that was promised to Esau as the eldest. Because of these…

  • Biblical Principle #87: God Hates Evil (And Unrepentant Evil People)

    Biblical Principles List Principle God hates evil and unrepentant evil people. Explanation GOD designed the world to work in a specific way—the best way. He gave angels and men free will to choose how to live. When someone chooses to live inconsistently with GOD’s design, the Bible calls that sin. GOD hates sin because sin is…

  • 3 Psalms That Will Encourage You During Evil Times

    Do you find yourself feeling depressed over the increase of evil around you? I do. Here are 3 psalms that will lift your spirits and help you express your emotions to GOD. Read this ⬇️ and you’ll feel encouraged.

  • Three Blessings for Christians During Immoral Times

    I recently wrote a post cautioning about the consequences of making decisions without basing them upon GOD’s Word. I observed that this is not the first downward turn in morality that the world has undergone and that we can learn many lessons from past situations like we are seeing unfold today. While we would certainly prefer…

  • You Can Outlaw the Message But You Can’t Outrun the Consequences

    As the endless war of morality rages on in the hearts of nations, the active battle grounds periodically shift to new issues. Today, those battle grounds include issues such as abortion, so-called “gay rights,” increased general acceptance of secularistic ideas with a decreasing religious population, capital punishment and prison overcrowding, environmental protection and “climate change,”…