Tag: GOD’s character

  • Biblical Principle #244: Israelites to Give Truthful Testimony

    Biblical Principles List Principle Under the Law of Moses, Israelites were commanded to provide truthful testimony, never bearing false witness. Explanation From the beginning of GOD’s first covenant with Israel, telling the truth about one’s neighbor was a top concern, for it was one of the Ten Commandments: 16 “You shall not bear false witness…

  • 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 #98: Joseph Was a Shadow of Jesus

    Biblical Principles List Principle Joseph was a shadow of Jesus. Explanation We have previous observed that the Bible is full of shadows—images that point forward towards the person—of Jesus. We noted this with Melchizedek. The truth is that every righteous person in Scripture provides us some form of shadow towards Jesus. Joseph is no exception. Consider the…