MESSIANIC LESSON 776 UNDERSTANDING THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF AN OATH
SYNOPSIS: What is a vow? What is an oath? Are they different or synonymous? "On my honor, I will never betray my badge, my integrity, my character, or the public trust. I will always have the courage to hold myself and others accountable for our actions. I will always uphold the Constitution, the community, and the agency I serve, so help me God." Today we are going to become the world’s law enforcement team. We are going to learn the 9 keys to a biblical oath.
HASHABBAT LESSON 1: VOWS & OATHS. B’midbar (Num) 30:1-3 Oaths. B’resheet (Gen) 28:20-22 Ya’akov made this vow. Luke 2:22-35 Keeping the vow. B’midbar (Num) 3:13 all these the parents must keep their oaths. Vayikra (Lev) 12:8 Lamb or pigeon. Luke 2. Yesha’yahu (Isa) 9:5-6 Presentation of the vow, to keep their oath. Luke 2:34-35. B’midbar (Num) 30:3(2).
HASHABBAT LESSON 2: 9 KEYS TO KEEPING YOUR OATH. D’varim (Deut) 29:9-14 I am not making this covenant and this oath only with you. HONOR. Sh’mot (Ex) 20:12 honor and live. BETRAY is defined as breaking faith and proving false. D’varim (Deut) 5:17 Do not betray ELOHIM. The BADGE is a visible symbol of the power of your office. D’varim (Deut) 6:4-9 your badge. INTEGRITY is firm adherence to principles, both in our private and public life. Iyov (Job) 2:3 fears God and shuns evil. CHARACTER means the qualities and standards of behavior that distinguish an individual. Mishal (Prov) 20:11 character of even a child is known by how he acts. The PUBLIC TRUST is a duty imposed in faith to those we are sworn to serve. Yochanan (JN) 14:1 follow the way, the truth, and the life.COURAGE is having the “heart,” the mental, and the moral strength to venture, persevere, withstand, and overcome danger, difficulty, and fear. D’varim (Deut) 31:23 the heart of moral strength. ACCOUNTABILITY means that we are answerable and responsible for our actions. Mishal (Prov) 16:1 responsibility. COMMUNITY is the municipalities, neighborhoods, and citizens we serve. Luke 10:27 Serve with these things to keep you oath.