Originally published Monday, 23 July 2018.
Remember when Jesus said, “If you love me, keep my commands.” It’s found in John 14:15. But before we dive into what those commands are, remember that the Bible teaches us in 1 John 5:3, “Loving God means keeping his commandments, and his commandments are not burdensome.” They are not burdensome. So, what you are about to check out is not legalistic, man-made rules, but pulled from the word of God, actually from the mouth of Jesus Christ, Himself, and they can totally be done.
So without further delay, check them out, sis.
49 Commands from Jesus Christ…
1.) Repent (Matthew 4:17)
2.) Follow Me (Matthew 4:19
3.) Rejoice (Matthew 5:11-12)
4.) Let Your Light Shine (Matthew 5:16)
5.) Honor God’s Law (Matthew 5:17)
6.) Be Reconciled (Matthew 5:23-25)
7.) Do Not Lust (Matthew 5:28-30)
8.) Keep Your Word (Matthew 5:37)
9.) Go the Second Mile (Matthew 5:38-42)
10.) Love Your Enemies (Matthew 44-46)
11.) Be Perfect (Matthew 5:46-48)
12.) Practice Secret Disciplines (Matthew 6:1-18)
13.) Lay Up Your Treasures (Matthew 6:19-21)
14.) Seek God’s Kingdom (Matthew 6:33)
15.) Judge Not (Matthew 7:1-3)
16.) Do Not Cast Pearls (Matthew 7:6)
17.) Ask, Seek, Knock (Matthew 7:7-8)
18.) Do Unto Others (Matthew 7:12)
19.) Choose the Narrow Way (Matthew 7:13-14)
20.) Beware of False Prophets (Matthew 7:15-16)
21.) Pray for Laborers (Matthew 9:37-38)
22.) Be Wise as Serpents and Harmless as a Dove (Matthew 10:16)
23.) Fear Not (Matthew 10:28)
24.) Hear God’s Voice (Matthew 11:15)
25.) Take My Yoke (Matthew 11:28-30)
26.) Honor Your Parents (Matthew 15:4)
27.) Beware of Leaven (Matthew 16:6)
28.) Deny Yourself (Matthew 9:23-25)
29.) Despise Not Little Ones (Matthew 18:10)
30.) Go to Offenders (Matthew 18:15-17)
31.) Beware of Covetousness (Luke 12:15)
32.) Forgive Offenders (Matthew 18:21-22)
33.) Honor Marriage (Matthew 19:4-6)
34.) Be a Servant (Matthew 20:26-28)
35.) Be a House of Prayer (Matthew 21:13)
36.) Ask in Faith (Matthew 21:21-22)
37.) Bring in the Poor (Luke 14:12-14)
38.) Render to Caesar (Matthew 22:19-21)
39.) Love the Lord (Matthew 22:27-38)
40.) Love Your Neighbor (Matthew 22:39-40)
41.) Await My Return (Matthew 24:42-44)
42.) Take, Eat, and Drink (Matthew 26:26-28)
43.) Be Born Again (John 3:5-7)
44.) Keep My Commandments (John 14:15)
45.) Watch and Pray (Matthew 26:41)
46.) Feed My Sheep (John 21:15-16)
47.) Baptize My Disciples (Matthew 28:19)
48.) Receive God’s Power (Luke 24:49)
49.) Go and Make Disciples (Matthew 28:19-20)
Personally, after conducting a search for Christ’s commands for myself, I found this list from www.discipleshiptools.org. There are other sites that have it as well, and I thank God for using them to create it. With that being said, I printed it out and used it as a devotional tool for my personal study time, as well as a devotional for my family, and now I’m sharing it with my sister in Christ - you.
I went a step further by actually printing up a few copies for my family and used it for our family devotional time during our Family Night Friday. It was a great time in God’s word! So feel free to print this list as well. It would be a great way to not only know His commands - but also follow them personally and as a family.
And remember, they’re not burdensome. The Holy Spirit will lead you as you need to follow them in real-life situations. I also would highly encourage that you maybe do a thorough reading of them, study them, and simply meditate on them during your quiet time with the Lord. I plan on it!
I know that we can do this, sis. And I’m also glad that you took the time to check them out. ;-)
Remember, Jesus is coming back soon! And those who endure unto the end shall be saved. So let’s be ready from the Inside Out!
QUESTION: Do you have any questions, sis? Let me know. Also, if you need prayer, you can email me directly @ firstname.lastname@example.org. I look forward to hearing from you and praying for you.
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