Questions and Answers 2
How does the bible describe sin?
“Whosoever committeth sin transgresseth also the law: for sin is the transgression of the law. And ye know that he was manifested to take away our sins; and in him is no sin. 1 John 3:4,5
What is the result of sinning willfully?
“If we sin willfully after that we have received the knowledge of the truth, there remaineth no more sacrifice for sins, but a certain fearful looking for of judgment and firey indignation, which shall devour the adversaries.” Hebrews 10:26,27-29
What is the penalty of sin?
“The wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.”Romans 6:23
“In the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die.” Genesis 2:17
“The soul that sinneth, it shall die.” Ezekiel 18:4
How did God proclaim His law to His people?
“And the LORD spake unto you out of the midst of the fire: ye heard the voice of the words, but saw no similitude; only ye heard a voice. And he declared unto you his covenant, which he commanded you to perform, even ten commandments; and he wrote them upon two tables of stone.”Deuteronomy 4:12–13
Thou camest down also upon mount Sinai, and spakest with them from heaven, and gavest them right judgments, and true laws, good statutes and commandments: And madest known unto them thy holy sabbath, and commandedst them precepts, statutes, and laws, by the hand of Moses thy servant: Nehemiah 9:13–14
What is the whole duty of man?
“Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man.” Ecclesiastes 12:13
What is the nature of God’s law?
“Wherefore the law is holy, and the commandment holy, and just, and good. . . For we know that the law is spiritual: but I am carnal, sold under sin.” Romans 7:12, 14.
Why is the Ten Commandments also called the Law of Liberty?
“Whosoever shall keep the whole law, and yet offend in one point, he is guilty of all. For he that said, Do not commit adultery, said also, Do not kill. Now if thou commit no adultery, yet if thou kill, thou art become a transgressor of the law. So speak ye, and so do, as they that shall be Judged by the law of liberty. “ James 2:10–12
How is a commandment breaker described to be?
“He that saith, I know him, and keepeth not his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him.” 1st John 2:4
How can we love our brethren?
“By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God, and keep his commandments.” 1st John 5:2
How is the love of God kept?
“For this is the love of God, that we keep His commandments.” 1st John 5:3
Did Christ keep His Father’s commandments?
“I have kept my Father’s commandments, and abide in his love.” John 15:10
What was Christ's declaration of the law?
“Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fullfill.” Matthew 5:17
How established was the law?
“For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled.” Matthew 5:18
What is revealed by the law?
“By the deeds of the law there shall no flesh be justifed in his sight: for by the law is the knowledge of sin.” Romans 3:20
Who was declared worthy to enter the kingdom of heaven?
Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven. Matthew 7:21
Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind, Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God. 1st Corinthians 6:9-10
Can a believer continue in sin, being saved by grace through faith?
“What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound? God forbid. How shall we, that are dead to sin, live any longer therein? Romans 6:1–2
Does faith do away with God's law? Does faith do away with God;'s law “Do we then make void the law through faith? God forbid: yea, we establish the law.” Romans 3:31
What promise given for those who confess their sins?
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. 1st John 1:9
“He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy.” Proverbs 28:13
How is God's forgiveness, applicable in man:?
And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you. Ephesians 4:32