Sunday, May 31, 2015

Jesus' 49 Commands

Several people asked for this list after the Sermon from I John 2:3-7  This is a list of 49 commandments that Jesus gave.  Some count 50, and I notice on this list that there is a repeat.  This list is from Bill Gothard, but I definitely DO NOT RECOMMEND him or his ministry.  I have edited the list slightly.

  1. Repent—Matthew 4:17—Humility
  2. Follow Me—Matthew 4:19—Meekness
  3. Rejoice—Matthew 5:12—Joyfulness
  4. Let Your Light Shine—Matthew 5:16—Generosity
  5. Honor God’s Law—Matthew 5:17–18—Love
  6. Be Reconciled—Matthew 5:24–25—Responsibility
  7. Do Not Commit Adultery—Matthew 5:29–30—Self-Control
  8. Keep Your Word—Matthew 5:37—Truthfulness
  9. Go the Second Mile—Matthew 5:38–42—Deference
  10. Love Your Enemies—Matthew 5:44—Creativity
  11. Be Perfect—Matthew 5:48—Sincerity
  12. Practice Secret Charity—Matthew 6:1–18—Faith
  13. Lay Up Treasures—Matthew 6:19–21—Thriftiness
  14. Seek God’s Kingdom—Matthew 6:33—Initiative
  15. Judge Not—Matthew 7:1—Discernment
  16. Do Not Cast Pearls—Matthew 7:6—Discretion
  17. Ask, Seek, and Knock—Matthew 7:7–8—Resourcefulness
  18. Do Unto Others—Matthew 7:12—Sensitivity
  19. Choose the Narrow Way—Matthew 7:13–14—Decisiveness
  20. Beware of False Prophets—Matthew 7:15—Alertness
  21. Pray For Laborers—Matthew 9:38—Compassion
  22. Be Wise as Serpents—Matthew 10:16—Wisdom
  23. Fear God, Not Man—Matthew 10:26—Boldness
  24. Hear God’s Voice—Matthew 11:15—Attentiveness
  25. Take My Yoke—Matthew 11:29—Obedience
  26. Honor Your Parents—Matthew 15:4—Honor/Reverence
  27. Beware of Leaven—Matthew 16:6—Virtue
  28. Deny Yourself—Luke 9:23—Determination
  29. Despise Not Little Ones—Matthew 18:10—Tolerance
  30. Go to Offenders—Matthew 18:15—Justice
  31. Beware of Covetousness—Luke 12:15—Contentment
  32. Forgive Offenders—Matthew 18:21–22—Forgiveness
  33. Honor Marriage—Matthew 19:6—Loyalty
  34. Be a Servant—Matthew 20:26–28—Availability
  35. Be a House of Prayer (Corporate prayer)—Matthew 21:13—Persuasiveness
  36. Ask in Faith—Matthew 21:21–22—Patience
  37. Bring in the Poor—Luke 14:12–14—Hospitality
  38. Render to Caesar—Matthew 22:19–21—Gratefulness
  39. Love the Lord—Matthew 22:37–38—Enthusiasm
  40. Love Your Neighbor—Matthew 22:39—Gentleness
  41. Await My Return—Matthew 24:42–44—Punctuality
  42. Take, Eat, and Drink (take the Lord's Supper)—Matthew 26:26–27—Thoroughness
  43. Be Born Again—John 3:7—Security
  44. Keep My Commandments—John 14:15—Diligence
  45. Watch and Pray—Matthew 26:41—Endurance
  46. Feed My Sheep—John 21:15–16—Dependability
  47. Baptize My Disciples—Matthew 28:19—Cautiousness
  48. Receive God’s Power—Luke 24:49—Orderliness
  49. Make Disciples—Matthew 28:20—Flexibility

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