What are the commands of Christ?
“If ye love me, keep my commandments,” Jesus said in John 14:15. As you read through them, ask God to help you observe these words, apply them, and faithfully follow them. Matthew 5:38u201342: “Give to him who asketh thee, and from him who would borrow of thee turn not thou away.”
Lay Up Treasures “Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt.” Seek God’s Kingdom “Seek ye first the kingdom of God” (Matthew 6:33). Ask, Seek, Knock “Ask, and it shall be given you.” Matthew 7:13u201314: Beware of False Prophets “Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inward
“Honor Marriage” (Matthew 19:4u20136). Ask in Faith: “Verily I say unto you, If ye have faith, and doubt not, ye shall not only do this which is done to the fig tree, but also if ye shall say unto this mountain, Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the sea.” Matthew 22:19u201321:
Where in the Bible does it say to pray to Jesus?
The teaching of Jesus on prayer ( Matthew 6:5-8 )
What are the 10 commands of Jesus?
The Ten Commandments are as follows:
- U201cI am the Lord thy God
- you shall have no other gods before Me.u201d
- U201cDo not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain.u201d
- U201cKeep the Sabbath day holy.u201d
- U201cHonor thy father and mother.u201d
- U201cThou shalt not kill.u201d
- U201cThou shalt not commit adultery.u201d
- U201cThou shalt not steal.u201d
How does God instruct us to pray?
Jesus’ disciples have no doubt noticed His prayerfulness, and they ask Him to teach them how to pray ( Luke 11:1 ). Jesus begins by saying, “when you pray,” implying that prayer is not a matter of if, but when for a Christian. Prayer is also recorded in various contexts.
Why does God want us to pray?
God’s desire, according to the book of Ephesians, is for us to pray “on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests” (Ephesians 6:18). We turn to prayer because it is the most personal way to experience God, encounter Him, and grow in knowledge of Him.
What prayers did Jesus pray?
The canonical gospels mention Jesus praying to God several times, including three times on the cross:
- “Father, forgive them
- for they do not know what they do” (Luke 23:34)
- “My God, My God, why hast thou forsaken me?” (Matthew 27:46, Mark 15:34)
- “Father, into thy hands I commit my spirit” (Luke 23:46)
- “My God, My God, why hast thou forsaken me?” (Matthew 27:46, Mark 15:34
What was Jesus first command?
In His conversation with the lawyer, a Pharisee, Jesus said, “Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, soul, and mind.” This is the first and greatest commandment.
What is God’s law?
First, there are civil laws, which were specifically given for the culture of the Israelites and cover everything from murder to restitution and dietary restrictions. Second, there are ceremonial laws, and third, there are God’s moral laws.
Is swearing a sin?
The church’s governing body described profanity as “offensive to all well-bred persons” and “a gross sin in the sight of God” in an 1887 letter.
Does God command us to pray?
u201cThen Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up.u201d As you can see, the Bible commands us to pray and tells us what it accomplishes, so take advantage of this wonderful gift known as prayer.
Do I pray to God or Jesus?
We cannot go wrong when we pray directly to God the Father, who is our Creator and whom we should worship. We have direct access to God through Jesus, who is not limited to priests and prophets, but is available to all of us.
How do you talk to God?
It’s fine to pray with your eyes open and your head held high, just as it’s fine to pray kneeling and silent. It’s common to recite some traditional prayers out loud, but it’s also very common to pray silently to yourself.
What are the 4 types of prayer?
u201cPrayer is the raising of the mind and heart to God or the requesting of good things from God,u201d writes John Damascene. This definition encompasses the four main types of prayer: adoration, contrition, thanksgiving, and supplication.
How does prayer help us in our daily living?
A positive attitude, achieved through daily prayer, makes us feel happier and more confident in ourselves, and reduces the risk of suffering from depression, which can be a major trigger for relapse.
Why is prayer so powerful?
Prayer is a powerful weapon available to anyone who loves God and knows His son Jesus Christ. Prayer energizes a believer’s heart through the power of the Holy Spirit, and consistent prayer releases the power of God’s blessing on your life and circumstances.