Tag: rebellion

  • Biblical Principle #242: Israelites to Respect Court

    Biblical Principles List Principle Under the Law of Moses, God commanded the Israelites to obey the court rulings and respect the officials. Explanation The Law of Moses included instructions for handling court cases and escalating difficult cases. GOD commanded Israel to respect both the judgments rendered and the officials of the courts. 10 You shall…

  • Biblical Principle #238: King to Copy, Study the Law

    Biblical Principles List Principle Under the Law of Moses, the king of Israel was to write for himself a copy of the Law, keep it with him, read and study it, so that he would revere God. Explanation 18 Also it shall be, when he sits on the throne of his rule, that he shall…

  • Biblical Principle #235: God to Select Israel’s King

    Biblical Principles List Principle Under the Law of Moses, God was to select Israel’s king. Explanation Although it was GOD’s will that He serve as Israel’s King, He foreknew their hardheartedness and eventual desire to select a man to rule over themselves. In anticipation of this eventuality, GOD gave Moses guardrails to the forefathers of…

  • Biblical Principle #234: Laws of Separation

    Biblical Principles List Principle In the Law of Moses, God told Israel to avoid mixing seed in one field, yoking different animal types, mixing fabrics in a garment, and cross-breeding animals. Explanation We previously established that GOD told Israel to be holy (separate) because He is holy. It follows that, in close proximity to this…

  • Biblical Principle #214: Penalty for not Observing Passover

    Biblical Principles List Principle Under the Law of Moses, an Israelite who didn’t keep Passover was destroyed and cut off from Israel. Explanation We have previously established that, under the Law of Moses, the three special feasts were important to GOD. Like other instructions, such as circumcision and purging leaven on the Day of Preparation…

  • Biblical Principle #160: When God Specifies (Do Exactly That)

    Biblical Principles List Principle When God specifies something, He expects and demands exactly what He said. Explanation We previously covered GOD’s miraculous consumption of the sacrifice offered by Aaron and his sons as their first priestly actions on behalf of the people of Israel. Unfortunately, tragedy immediately followed this miracle. 9:22 Then Aaron lifted his…

  • Biblical Principle #151: Israel Commanded to Leave Sinai (without God)

    Biblical Principles List Principle God instructed Israel to leave Mount Sinai, but He would not accompany them. Explanation Through the intercession of Moses, GOD turned away from destroying the Israelites for their idolatry with the golden calf. GOD told Moses it was time for Israel to leave Mount Sinai, but there was a big consequence…

  • Biblical Principle #60: The Tower of Babel was Rebellion Against God

    Biblical Principles List Principle Noah’s descendants rebelled against God’s command to fill the earth, instead, conspiring to build the Tower of Babel. Explanation As Noah and family exited the ark following the flood, GOD made Noah several promises: 1 Thus God blessed Noah and his sons, and said to them, “Increase and multiply, and fill…

  • The Christian’s Attitude Towards Government (How Christians should think, speak and act towards government)

    I have a confession. When the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in June 2015 that states could not forbid homosexual “marriage,” I was pretty despondent. I struggled with my attitude. When I heard that the Texas state government had stood up in resistance to this judgment, my heart was glad. (“GOD bless Texas!”) Then, when I…

  • Why Everyone Who Loves America Should Cringe Over “Gay Marriage”

    Why Everyone Who Loves America Should Cringe Over “Gay Marriage”

    This picture of the United States White House in Washington D.C. was taken on June 26, 2015, when the United States Supreme Court ruled that states must allow homosexual “marriage.” Let me tell you why this image should make you cringe. There are 4 societal mistakes that will rapidly destroy a nation: