"LET THERE BE LIGHT" Ministries
THE DIVINE LAW, part 4 quotes
1) All 10 commandments of God's Divine Law are interconnected with each other.
For example: If a follower of God decided not to worship Him on His Sabbath day – being the seventh-day of the week or Saturday, then they would have clearly broken the 4th commandment. By choosing to do their own pleasure on God’s rest day, then this follower of God would be making their own desires to be greater than following the will of God, thereby making their own desires into a god and thus breaking the 2nd commandment. They would also be placing their own will as a supreme god before the Lord God, and thus breaking the 1st commandment.
The Sabbath day itself is God's holy worship day (Isaiah 58:13-14), but because this follower of God wanted to do their own thing upon this day, then they are coveting what belongs to God, and thus breaking the 10th commandment. Since they choose not to devote this day to worshiping God, they have stolen this time away from God, thus breaking the 8th commandment. Neither are they showing the honor and respect due to God who has manifested such fatherly love and care over them, thus breaking the 5th commandment.
By not keeping the seventh day as a holy worship day to God, yet professing to be a follower of God, they have broken the 9th commandment by falsely claiming to be something they really are not. They have also taken God’s name or character in vain and broken the 3rd commandment because they are not following God’s example of resting upon this Sabbath day, and therefore are not manifesting the same righteous character of God whom they profess to serve.
By choosing not to remember to keep the Sabbath day holy, thereby willing committing sin and deserving the penalty of death, then they have actually chosen death for themselves – or are committing suicide – which breaks the 6th commandment. And since they voluntarily chose to be a follower of God, and entered into a binding covenant relationship with God - just like a marriage contract, but have now chosen to break the Sabbath, then they have committed sin and are no longer faithful to their marriage contract/covenant with their faithful and righteous God and loving Husband. In doing this they have left God's side and have united themselves with the author of sin - the Devil, and have thereby committed adultery and broken the 7th commandment.
This interconnectiveness reveals that just by breaking one commandment all the other 9 commandments are broken as well.
“For whosoever shall keep the whole law, and yet offend in one point, he is guilty of [breaking] all [the commandments].” James 2:10.
2) God’s law reveals that it is perfect in all aspects. Anything perfect could only come from someone who was already perfect. Therefore this perfect law proves that God Himself is perfect in all aspects, and it also shows that this Divine Law is a reflection of the perfect character of God. Any who would obey all ten commandments would thereby become perfect in character as God is perfect. But any who will not keep all ten commandments would thereby not become perfect in character. This reveals that this perfect Divine Law is the standard to determine which actions are perfect, versus which actions are imperfect; it is the judge between righteousness and unrighteousness; between what is not sin versus what is sin. This is because “all thy commandments are righteousness” (Psalms 119:172), and “All unrighteousness is sin” (1 John 5:17).
This perfect Divine righteous Law proves that God is the Author and Originator of all righteousness. So if one chooses to keep all ten commandments, they would become just like God in character – perfectly righteous because “it shall be our righteousness, if we observe to do all these commandments” (Deuteronomy 6:25). But if one chooses to disobey one or all of the commandments, then they would become just like Lucifer in character – perfectly sinful because “the devil sinneth from the beginning” (1 John 3:8).
“Whosoever committeth sin transgresseth also the law: for sin is the transgression of the law.” 1 John 3:4.
These inspired Scriptures clearly reveals that those who sin are not of God!
“He that committeth sin is of the devil; for the devil sinneth from the beginning.” 1 John 3:8.
3) When “all the people saw the thunderings, and the lightnings, and the noise of the trumpet, and the mountain smoking” (Exodus 20:18), and knew that God Himself had “shewed us his glory and his greatness, and we have heard his voice” speaking His 10 commandment law out of the “midst” of this great weighty devouring and intense fire (Deuteronomy 5:24), they became afraid. They knew that they all were guilty of breaking God’s law, and they also realized that “the Lord thy God is a consuming fire” (Deuteronomy 4:24) towards sin, and knew they would all be instantly destroyed if God chose to come down into their midst and visit them at that instant. They were very fearful that “this great fire will consume us” (Deuteronomy 5:25).
Yet “Moses said unto the people, Fear not: for God is come to prove you, and that his fear may be before your faces, that ye sin not” (Exodus 20:20). The Hebrew word “fear” in “fear not” is “yare” which translates and means “to frighten, to be afraid” (Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance, word #3372). But the second word “fear” in “his fear” is “yirah” which translates and means “to reverence, dreadful, exceedingly” (Strong’s, word #3374), and “dread” or “dreadful” in this context means “fear mixed with awe, inspiring awe, awesome” (Webster’s New World Dictionary). This reveals that the Lord God Michael did not want the worship of His followers to be based solely upon fear, but wanted their worship to be founded upon reverence for Him because they recognized His exceeding awesomeness as a God.
4) Moses wrote down “all the words of the Lord” (Exodus 24:4) in a book called “the book of the covenant” (Exodus 24:7). The Hebrew word for “covenant” in all these instances is “beriyth”, and it translates and means “a compact, or league” (Strong’s, word #1285). This reveals that promising to keep God’s 10 commandment law was the necessary requirement for entering into this compact or league or covenant with God. This meant that it became a very easy matter to determine who were following God and who were not. If you or someone else were seen to be keeping all of God’s commandments, then it was clear that the covenant and agreement with God was being kept, and righteous in the life was proof of it. But if instead the breaking of one or more of these commandments was seen, then it was clear that the covenant and agreement with God had been broken, and unrighteousness and sin was proof of it.
This reveals that God’s Divine Law was not only the distinguishing factor between those who served God versus those who served Him not, but was also the distinguishing factor between all who claimed to be the followers of God. Those who kept all 10 of God’s commandments were remaining faithful to their covenant agreement with God, and their obedience proved their claim to be followers of God to be true. But those who were not keeping all 10 of God’s commandments were thereby showing that they were not remaining faithful to their covenant promise with God, and their disobedience proved their claim to be followers of God to be false.
5) After the Israelites heard the 10 commandments spoken directly to them by the Lord God Michael, and also had heard all the judgments and statues that God had spoken to Moses, “all the people answered with one voice, and said, All the words which the Lord hath said will we do...and be obedient” (Exodus 24:3, 7). Moses then took sacrificial blood and “sprinkled it on the people” (Exodus 24:8) signifying that their covenant promise of faithfulness and obedience to the Lord God Michael was now ratified and binding.
This binding covenant of pledging faithfulness to one another was just like a marriage contract between husband and wife. The Lord God Michael pledging Himself to be their faithful God/Husband, and they pledging themselves to be His faithful people/wife.
“...as the bridegroom rejoiceth over the bride, so shall thy God rejoice over thee.” Isaiah 62:5.
“For I have espoused you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ.” 2 Corinthians 11:2.
The mighty Lord God had said: “I am married unto you” Jeremiah 3:14.
These Scriptures reveal that the God Israel was espoused and married to was not the God the Father, but was the Lord God Michael who later became Jesus Christ the Son of God when born in human flesh.
6) Will you agree and pledge yourself to obey and keep all the commandments and words of the Lord God Michael/Jesus Christ? Will you make a covenant with Him to love and remain faithful to Him as a bride would to her husband? If you do, then the Lord God Himself will agree and pledge Himself to be your God, and will also remain faithful to you as a husband would be to the one that He truly loves and adores above all others!
“I am the rose of Sharon, and the lily of the valleys. As the lily among thorns, so is my love among the daughters. As the apple tree among the trees of the wood, so is my beloved among the sons. I sat down under his shadow with great delight, and his fruit was sweet to my taste. He brought me to the banqueting house, and his banner over me was love....My beloved is mine, and I am his”. Song of Solomon 2:1-4, 16.