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2 Samuel Chapter 21

David returned to leadership in Israel, with a divided nation between those in Judah and the rest of the tribes of Israel. However, they had managed to maintain a peace with their neighboring nations. 1,847 more words

The Old Testament

Examples of Oaths

The following verses are examples of oath’s in the bible.

Abram’s oath

Genesis 14:22-24    22 But Abram said to the king of Sodom, “I have raised my hand to the Lord, God Most High, the Possessor of heaven and earth, 23 that I… 498 more words

For Christians

Daily bible passage - 7/12/16

Matthew 5:33-34, 37

Again you have heard that it was said to those of old, ‘You shall not swear falsely, but shall perform your oaths to the Lord.’ But I say to you, do not swear at all: neither by heaven, for it is God’s throne; But let your ‘Yes’ be ‘Yes,’ and your ‘No,’ ‘No.’ For whatever is more than these is from the evil one.


Reflections on The Baptist Confession of Faith 1689: Part 23 ~ Oaths and Vows

We are nearing the end of our Gospel Convergence series on the 1689 Baptist Confession of Faith.  I would still encourage you to pick up a copy of the confession and read along with me. 1,133 more words

Christian Living

Perspective of God - Matthew 25:21-22

21 “You have heard that it was said to the people long ago, ‘You shall not murder, and anyone who murders will be subject to judgment.’ 22 But I tell you that anyone who is angry with a brother or sister will be subject to judgment. 1,022 more words


A few thoughts about oaths

Something that may be new to someone starting out in a number of polytheistic religions is the idea of oaths.

In the broader culture, oaths are significant in part for their rarity–if you marry, the ceremony will likely include an oath, and if you are called on to appear in court you will swear one, as you will if you take on a public (or, sometimes, a private) office. 716 more words