I’ve run across people who say a Christian should never make vows. They typically quote Jesus’ words in Matthew 5:34-37 and/or James’ words in James 5:12, texts which seem to say that no follower of Christ should ever swear an oath or make a vow. 658 more words
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05/14 Leviticus 27; Better Not to Vow;Audio available at: http://www.ephraimbible.org/Sermons/20170514_leviticus-27.mp3
Leviticus 27 is the last chapter of the book. Many scholars feel that this chapter is out of place, an appendix that doesn’t really fit. 3,004 more words
“Again you have heard that it was said to those of old, ‘You shall not swear falsely, but shall perform to the Lord what you have sworn.’ But I say to you, Do not take an oath at all, either by heaven, for it is the throne of God, or by the earth, for it is his footstool, or by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the great King. 1,874 more words
Who stands on guard for them?
In our anthem, we proudly offer the promise, of true patriot love, to stand on guard for thee. Now I ask the question, for the sons and daughters who take up arms, and stand on guard for thee, who stands on guard for them? 1,800 more words