Those who are not against His disciples are on our side (Luke 9:50) but those who are not with Jesus are against Him (Luke 11:23). You are correct in saying nobody for the past 2022 years has been saved. It is by His death that we are redeemed. And if you greet your brethren only, what do you do more than others? What are His commandments we should follow so that we can love Him according to the new covenant? One should not miss the double entendre here, for this may also be interpreted as His death brought forth the Holy Spirit. He probably remembers those who have sentenced him - Caiaphas and the high priests of the Sanhedrin. Rev 2:11. fight against His own believers who eat things sacrificed to idols and commit sexual immorality. As JESUS specifically appointed the apostle Paul, Acts 9:15, you seem to imply that After first asking for "a drink," he answers the woman, Everyone who drinks of this water will be thirsty again, but those who drink of the water that I will give them will never be thirsty. Jesus taught that Salvation is of the Jews which is why Paul speaks of The Hope of Israel Acts 28:20. Here are his Seven Words, the last seven expressions of Jesus Christ on the Cross recorded in Scripture. Matt 5:44-48 But I say to you, love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who spitefully use you and persecute you, that you may be sons of your Father in heaven; for He makes His sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust. JESUS CHRIST was born of the woman and made under the Law Galatians 4:4 Mark 11:25, "Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise." The piercing of Jesus' side prefigures the Sacraments of Eucharist (blood) and Baptism (water), as well as the beginning of the Church. First Peter 2:24. If the Bible isnt reliable then nobody for the past 2022 years has been saved. Then, turning to Jesus, he asks, "Jesus, remember me when you come in your kingdom" (Luke 23:42). And he who loves Me will be loved by My Father, and I will love him and manifest Myself to him.. "In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God" (John 1:1). Lev 19:12 And you shall not swear by My name falsely, nor shall you profane the name of your God: I am the LORD. But let your Yes be Yes, and your No, No. For whatever is more than these is from the evil one. 39 Wherefore, brethren, covet to prophesy, and forbid not to speak with tongues. The Seven Last Words: The Message from the Cross. The above painting is meant to capture the moment. Gentiles must follow the new covenant what Jesus Christ taught (Deut 18:18-19), must not commit any abominations which God expects from all nations (Lev 18:27) and the laws given to Noah for all mankind (Gen 9:4-6). Jesus recalls Psalm 31:5 - "Into thy hands I commend my spirit; thou hast redeemed me, O Lord, faithful God." At the Feast of the Dedication, he remarked, "The Father and I are one" (10:30), and again at the Last Supper: "Do you not believe I am in the Father and the Father is in me? Who is he speaking the unknown tongue to? But is Jesus not also thinking of his Apostles and companions who have deserted him, to Peter who has denied him three times, to the fickle crowd who only days before praised him on his entrance to Jerusalem, and then days later demanded his crucifixion? He teaches forgiveness in the Lord's prayer: "Forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us" (Matthew 6:12). He sees the soldiers who have mocked, scourged, and tortured him, and who have just nailed him to the cross. He addresses his third word to his mother Mary and John, the only eye-witness of the Gospel writers. Matt 5:43 You have heard that it was said, You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.. You ask for the Holy Spirit to help you to pray for your enemies, The Kingdom of Heaven is near, so we must repent of our sins, We ask for forgiveness through repentance, Deny yourself, take up the cross and follow Him, Take up the cross is being able to accept yourself and ask God for help and guidance. John 19:26-27, Jesus and Mary are together again, at the beginning of his ministry in Cana and now at the end of his public ministry at the foot of the Cross. And, which god was that? Therefore you shall be perfect, just as your Father in heaven is perfect. One is struck by the anguished tone of this expression in contrast to the first three Words of Jesus. Because the Holy Scriptures tell us to Forbid not to speak with Tongues. . This is because, no one is saved yet. Luke 6:35-36 But love your enemies, do good, and lend, hoping for nothing in return; and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High. Do not even the tax collectors do so? John 12:32, "Jesus said to his mother: "Woman, this is your son." Thats the result of the lies what the church teaches that it is Gods word by addding mens words, exhalting it above Christs and even using it to reject what Jesus Christ taught. Causes the woman to commit adultery which is punishable by hell fire if she remarries again. Jesus shows his Divinity by opening heaven for a repentant sinner - such generosity to a man that only asked to be remembered! Why? He is about to be engulfed in the raging sea of sin. The new covenant is not without commandments and Christ did gave His commandments which is summarized as follows. For there is one God. The Gospel of John. The loved ones of Jesus are with Him in John's Gospel. If your right eye causes you to sin, pluck it out and cast it from you; for it is more profitable for you that one of your members perish, than for your whole body to be cast into hell. Why? Does he react angrily? Otherwise, As long as the Preacher aint speaking in tongues then the whole church can speak in tongues because they are not speaking in front of, or to anyone as the Speaker (Preacher) making a speech to the Church. Whoever therefore breaks one of the least of these commandments, and teaches men so, shall be called least in the kingdom of heaven; but whoever does and teaches them, he shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven. Did Christ came out of Egypt to sacrifice to Baal (Matt 2:14-15; Hos 11:1-2)? He thirsts for the love of his Father, who has left him unaided during this dreadful hour when He must fulfill his mission all alone. Who are you following? so that, free from sin, we might live for righteousness. "He himself bore our sins in his body upon the cross, The Psalm continues: "They divide my garments among them, and for my vesture they cast lots" (22:18). 3 St. Alphonsus Liguori. This is the commandment, that as you have heard from the beginning, you should walk in it. Christ became the Paschal or Passover Lamb, as noted by St. Paul: "For Christ our Passover lamb has been sacrificed" (First Corinthians 5:7). By his wounds you have been healed." You shall not forget. Just like the 10 commandments of the law, there are 7 commandments from Jesus Christ: Apart from these 7 commandments comparing from the law, He also taught us various mysteries through His parables which we must follow. The words that I speak to you I do not speak on my own. The Pharisees answered, And they said, Moses suffered to write a bill of divorcement, and to put her away. Revelation 21:5, "My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?" Lev 24:19-20 If a man causes disfigurement of his neighbor, as he has done, so shall it be done to him fracture for fracture, eye for eye, tooth for tooth; as he has caused disfigurement of a man, so shall it be done to him. He did not give anyone authority to change what He mentioned as Scripture. The Lord refers to his mother as woman at the Wedding Feast of Cana (John 2:1-11) and in this passage, recalling the woman in Genesis 3:15, the first Messianic prophecy of the Redeemer, anticipating the woman clothed with the sun in Revelation 12. He is the Word of God, not the Bible. Will be guilty of breaking Christs commandments which is, not being perfect before God. may not perish but have eternal life." At the Last Supper, Christ announces he would ask the Father to send "another Paraclete to be with you always, the Spirit of truth" (14:16-17). Do not even the tax collectors do the same? Therefore be merciful, just as your Father also is merciful. When asked by Peter, how many times should we forgive someone, Jesus answers seventy times seven (Matthew 18:21-22). The terms brother and sister in Hebrew or Aramaic at that time could mean either biological sibling, cousin or kinsman, or a spiritual brother or sister. And even following his Resurrection, his first act is to commission his disciples to forgive: "Receive the Holy Spirit. Barton Cotton, Baltimore, Maryland, 1977. There are four at the foot of the Cross, Mary his Mother, John, the disciple whom he loved, his mother's sister Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. No Divorce at all. Matt 5:28-30 But I say to you that whoever looks at a woman to lust for her has already committed adultery with her in his heart. Why Fornication Lord Jesus? The inscription INRI at the top of the Cross is the Latin Iesus Nazarenus, Rex Iudaeorum. During the Institution of the Eucharist at the Last Supper, Jesus tells them to drink of the cup: "Drink of it, all of you; for this is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins" (Matthew 26:27-28). 6 St. Thomas Aquinas. Peter spoke to edify the Jews and even explain to the Jews what they were witnessing. Matt 5:31 Furthermore it has been said, Whoever divorces his wife, let him give her a certificate of divorce.. Listen to what Jesus had to say about fools: Anyone who does not build His life on His sayings (Matt 7:26). But does this not have to happen? Matt 5:17-20Do not think that I came to destroy the Law or the Prophets. JESUS CHRIST asked the Pharisees What did Moses Command you? Mark 10:3 The Gospel of John begins to reveal the Holy Spirit. His fourth Word is the opening line of Psalm 22, and thus his cry from the Cross recalls the cry of Israel, and of all innocent persons who suffer. Matt 22:37-40 Jesus said to him, You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind. This is the first and great commandment. The Gospel of John first refers to thirst when Jesus meets the Samaritan woman at the well. Now it is not just the religious leaders or the soldiers that mock Jesus, but even one of the criminals, a downward progression of mockery. The new covenant can be summarized by just one word love: To Love God and to love our fellow brethren as our own self. But Jesus looks to John to care for her. Only our names are written in heaven (Luke 10:20) when we are worthy (Luke 20:35). Christian Classics, Allen, Texas, 1981. Death. If you forgive the sins of any, they are forgiven; if you retain the sins of any, they are retained" (John 20:22-23). 7 Martin F, Wright WM. Exod 20:14 You shall not commit adultery. And the second is like it: You shallloveyour neighbor as yourself. On these two commandments hang all the Law and the Prophets.. The sixth word is Jesus' recognition that his suffering is over and his task is completed. That was the only way marriage could end then and the only way marriage can end now. And the Fulfillment in Marriage is this. Right up to his final hours on earth, Jesus preaches forgiveness. The piercing of his side fulfills the prophecy in Zechariah 12:10: "They will look on me whom they have pierced." Your church? and he bowed his head and handed over the spirit. John continues in 19:33-34: "But when they came to Jesus and saw he was already dead, they did not break his legs," recalling the instruction in Exodus 12:46 concerning the Passover Lamb. John is the only Evangelist to record Our Lord's mother Mary at the Cross. The burden of all the sins of humanity for a moment overwhelm the humanity of our Savior. 1 Corinthians 14:39-40 (KJV), There is no Moses Divorce Precept in Grace and Truth. Luke 23:34. Christ is not just a better sacrifice than animals. But the criminal on the right speaks up for Jesus, explaining the two criminals are receiving their just due, whereas "this man has done nothing wrong." What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder. Jesus is now all alone, and he must face death by himself. This was the only expression of Jesus in the Gospels of Matthew and Mark. And then she had to watch him being nailed to the Cross. There is no other way to learn about Jesus. Sign in|Recent Site Activity|Report Abuse|Print Page|Powered By Google Sites, Vietnamese Evangelical Church of South Florida (Hi Thnh Tin Lnh Nam Florida) -1600 N 46 Ave. Hollywood, FL 33021 - Ban Thanh Nien, 7 Commandments That Jesus Gave to His Disciples - Nov. 16, 2014. "This is good and pleasing to God our Savior, who wills everyone to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth. The innocent Lamb was slain for our sins, so that we might be forgiven. Beware! And the Gospels as a group captured this paradox. 4 Pope John Paul II. In the new covenant, we repeatedly hear that we are not under the law and not saved by the law. Matt 5:32 But I say to you that whoever divorces his wife for any reason except sexual immorality causes her to commit adultery; and whoever marries a woman who is divorced commits adultery. John 15:12-13, When Jesus had received the wine, he said, "It is finished;" One may meditate on the Passion of Christ by reflecting on his Seven Words on the Cross or by a devotion known as The Way of the Cross. St. Joseph was noticeably absent. They wilfully forget that a disciple is not above his Teacher, nor a servant above his Master, and willingly throw away God's words using man's words. After the fourth Word, Mark related with a horrible sense of finality, "And Jesus uttered a loud cry, and breathed his last" (Mark 15:37). He died at the ninth hour (three o'clock in the afternoon), about the same time as the Passover lambs were slaughtered in the Temple. Luke 23:43. Jesus also thirsts in a spiritual sense. In contrast, the passion of Jesus in the Gospel of John expresses his Kingship and proves to be His triumphant road to glory. The ninth hour was three o'clock in Judea. What does it mean to carry other peoples cross? Num 30:2 If a man makes a vow to the LORD, or swears an oath to bind himself by some agreement, he shall not break his word; he shall do according to all that proceeds out of his mouth. It is written, Jesus mentions living water in John 4:10 and during the Feast of Tabernacles refers to living water as the Holy Spirit in 7:37-39. Matt 5:39-42 But I tell you not to resist an evil person. It is indeed sad to see many are using Christ's name on the outside to follow Paul on the inside. Under Grace and Truth the Adulterer and Adulteress are not put to death. A quick reference to guide you from not falling into the pit of misquoting words of Jesus Christ by modern preachers, churches and denominations to reject His teachings! Ignoring his own suffering, Jesus responds with mercy in His second Word, living out his own Beatitude - "Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy." Nor shall you swear by your head, because you cannot make one hair white or black. Matt 5:34-37 But I say to you, do not swear at all: neither by heaven, for it is Gods throne; nor by the earth, for it is His footstool; nor by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the great King. Jesus Christ fulfills His own mission and that of His Father on the Cross: "For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, So that everyone who believes in him What was the darkest day of mankind became the brightest day for mankind. Discernaffectionate and compassionate love. Grace is mankinds space to repent Revelation 2:21 Just as the first Word, this Biblical expression is found only in the Gospel of Luke. The water that I will give will become in them a spring of water gushing up to eternal life" (John 4:13-14). Leviticus 20:10 Rev 3:4-5. Just like Satan quoted Scripture, Christians today use their Bibles as an excuse to keep sinning. Rev 2:16. push believers in His own church who commit adultery with a self-claimed prophetess into great tribulation and kill her children Rev 2:22-23. blot the names of believers in His own church from the book of life if they defile their garments. Below is actually the second greatest law expanded, explicitly mentioning what Christ really wants us to do. Jesus again rises above the occasion as he cares for the ones that love him. Even his own conversion testimony is contradicting each other (Acts 9:7; Acts 22:9; Acts 26:14). Christ Jesus died on the Cross to redeem mankind, to save us from our sins because of his love for us. Will not keep the believers from His own church from the hour of trial if they had not kept His command to persevere. And if your right hand causes you to sin, cut it off and cast it from you; for it is more profitable for you that one of your members perish, than for your whole body to be cast into hell. At the height of his physical suffering, his love prevails and He asks His Father to forgive! Matt 5:21 You have heard that it was said to those of old, You shall not murder, and whoever murders will be in danger of the judgment.. Jesus is now in shock. Jesus came for the Lost Sheep of Israel and Paul was teaching to the Gentiles, who were not under or even aware of the Mosaic Laws. "Father, into your hands I commend my spirit." Through Christs perfect sacrifice, all the righteous requirements of the law including death penalty for sins deserving death are fulfilled in Him. For assuredly, I say to you, till heaven and earth pass away, one jot or one tittle will by no means pass from the law till all is fulfilled. On the contrary, He taught He is the Way, Truth and Life.