- 1 What did Jesus say about punishment?
- 2 What does God say about laws?
- 3 Is complaining to God a sin?
- 4 What the Bible says about those who persecute you?
- 5 What are God’s punishments?
- 6 Do criminals go to heaven?
- 7 What did Jesus say about law?
- 8 What is the golden rule in the Bible?
- 9 How many laws does God have?
- 10 What does God consider a sin?
- 11 Is it bad to complain?
- 12 Why do we complain?
- 13 What is persecution in Christianity?
- 14 What good is it to love those who love you?
- 15 Does the Bible say not to seek revenge?
What did Jesus say about punishment?
Jesus famously states “let he who is without sin throw the first stone.” Effectively saying that capital punishment should not be carried out, without directly contradicting the law of Moses.
What does God say about laws?
Romans 13:1-2 says: “Obey the government, for God is the One who has put it there. There is no government anywhere that God has not placed in power. So those who refuse to obey the law of the land are refusing to obey God, and punishment will follow.”
Is complaining to God a sin?
“Complaining about your circumstances is a sin because you don’t give God a chance,” says Fran, 8. Memorize this truth: “Do all things without complaining and disputing, that you may become blameless and harmless, children of God” (Philippians 2:14-15).
What the Bible says about those who persecute you?
The World English Bible translates the passage as: But I tell you, love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who mistreat you and persecute you, The Novum Testamentum Graece text is: ἐγὼ δὲ λέγω ὑμῖν, ἀγαπᾶτε τοὺς ἐχθροὺς ὑμῶν
What are God’s punishments?
Divine retribution is supernatural punishment of a person, a group of people, or everyone by a deity in response to some action. Many cultures have a story about how a deity exacted punishment upon previous inhabitants of their land, causing their doom.
Do criminals go to heaven?
Jesus taught in the Parable of the Sheep and the Goats (Matthew 25: 36) that people who help those in prison will go to Heaven. This is because Jesus identifies himself with the outcasts, including prisoners. Those who treat the outcasts well will have eternal life, which means they will go to Heaven.
What did Jesus say about law?
The World English Bible translates the passage as: “Don’t think that I came to destroy the law or the. prophets. I didn’t come to destroy, but to fulfill.”
What is the golden rule in the Bible?
The “Golden Rule” of Leviticus 19:18 was quoted by Jesus of Nazareth (Matthew 7:12; see also Luke 6:31) during his Sermon on the Mount and described by him as the second great commandment. The common English phrasing is “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you”.
How many laws does God have?
The 613 commandments include “positive commandments”, to perform an act (mitzvot aseh), and “negative commandments”, to abstain from certain acts (mitzvot lo taaseh).
What does God consider a sin?
In Christian views sin is an evil human act, which violates the rational nature of man as well as God’s nature and his eternal law.
Is it bad to complain?
Constantly complaining can be an easy way to frustrate our confidantes, but there is research that shows it can also be a useful tool in bonding and helping us process emotions like stress and frustration. “In short: Yes, it’s good to complain, yes, it’s bad to complain, and yes, there’s a right way to do it,” Dr.
Why do we complain?
Why we complain
We complain when we feel there is a significant gap between an expectation and reality, according to Dr. “Complaints can make us feel like we connect with someone because we have a mutual dissatisfaction about something,” he says. But people tend to confuse complaining with venting, says Winch.
What is persecution in Christianity?
Christian persecution refers to persistently cruel treatment, often due to religion or belief. Jesus told Christians to spread the word of Christianity, and acknowledged that this may put them in danger. One example is the bombing of Christian churches around the world.
What good is it to love those who love you?
Glossa Ordinaria: To love one that loves us is of nature, but to love our enemy of charity. If ye love them who love you, what reward have ye? to wit, in heaven. None truly, for of such it is said, Ye have received your reward.
Does the Bible say not to seek revenge?
The Apostle Paul says in Romans chapter 12, “Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse. Do not repay anyone evil for evil. Do not take revenge, my dear friends, but leave room for God’s wrath, for it is written: “It is mine to avenge; I will repay,” says the Lord.