Tag: integrity

  • Biblical Principle #274: Measure Honestly

    Biblical Principles List Principle In the Law of Moses, God told Israel to use honest scales and measurements. Explanation Fleshly nature is to look out for our self-interest and to do that which benefits us, even when it is to the detriment of another. This is selfishness. One way a person can be selfish is…

  • Biblical Principle #262: Law’s Solution for Disputed Losses

    Biblical Principles List Principle The Law of Moses prescribed resolutions for scenarios involving disputed property losses. Explanation In certain cases, guilt might not be confessed and innocence might not be obvious. GOD gave Moses instructions for Israel in certain specific scenarios, saying: 7 “‘And if a person gives his neighbor silver or goods for safekeeping and…

  • 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 #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 #232: Fulfilling Vows

    Biblical Principles List Principle God expects vows made to Him to be kept. He considers a broken vow to be sin. Explanation GOD told Moses to warn Israel: 22 “If you should make a vow to the Lord your God, you shall not delay to pay it; for the Lord your God will surely require…

  • Biblical Principle #231: Israel’s Vows of Dedication

    Biblical Principles List Principle Under the Law of Moses, God gave instructions for the proper fulfillment of vows of persons, animals, houses, and land that an Israelite dedicated to His service. Explanation We previously established that some Israelites took a special purity vow known as the Nazarite vow. Others might vow service of themselves, other…

  • Church Notes: Honesty and Integrity

    These are my notes from our 8/7/2011 church meeting. Leader: Philip Weatherford Assignment Bring 1 favorite song about Jesus dying for us and thoughts on “Why should honesty and integrity be important to us?”

  • February 24 – Do Not Take Advantage of One Another

    Reading Devotional GOD gave the Israelites instructions regarding the land they were to possess. Every seventh year the Israelites were to allow the land to lie desolate—that is, to not farm it. As long as they obeyed GOD He would bless them with three years-worth of produce every sixth year so they had plenty to…