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Swearing

“Again, you have heard that it has been said to the ancients, “You shall not swear falsely, but you shall perform your oaths to the Lord.” But I say to you, Do not swear at all! Not by Heaven, because it is God’s throne; not by the earth, for it is the footstool of His feet; not by Jerusalem, because it is the city of the great King; nor shall you swear by your head, because you cannot make one hair white or black. But let your word be, Yes, yes; No, no. For whatever is more than these comes from evil” (Matthew 5:33-37 MKJV).

Why would the courts and other institutions require that one swear on a Bible, when the very Bible they use expressly commands that one not do so? One cannot so much as make a promise to be virtuous in any way:

“I know, LORD, that we humans are not in control of our own lives” (Jeremiah 10:23 CEV).

So what may the Christian do when haled before the authorities who require an assurance that one will speak the truth? I would word it somewhat this way:

“Your honor, I cannot swear on the Bible because I desire to live by the Bible, and It commands me to not swear at all. Therefore, meaning no contempt whatsoever for this court, I understand such swearing to be hypocritical and a contradiction of the first order.

“However, the Bible does command that we tell the truth and do not lie. Therefore, I can only say that my intent and desire, so help me God, are to tell the truth in this place and to honor you, the authorities, as God would have me to do.”

– Victor Hafichuk (February 15, 2009)

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Subject: ‘Guess Who Appreciates Satan’ From: David To: The Path of Truth Date: 11/24/2015 1:42 PMHi,I came across your website not by accident, chance or choice but by determination of seeking out an opinion that aligns closely to how I too view God's word.Although I've read many of your teachings, there is one so far that has stood out amongst them the title is "Guess who appreciates Satan" I have been seeing this for years but haven't been able to piece it together so I could show those that have eyes could also see it. So a big thank you for doing it. It also states in scripture (Gen 1:26) that God made man in the image and OUR likeness and this task wasn't completed until AFTER they ate the fruit, God confirms this in Gen 3:22 to which many followers miss.Gen 3:24 also shows us that there were others also in the garden as well and along with Gen 3:1 we can now piece together to whom God was referring to when he was talking about making man in the image and likeness of US. Anyway, this is a fantastic website for all to enjoy and learn.Thank you from the bottom of my heart, David from Brisbane, Australia.From: Paul Cohen Sent: Sunday, November 29, 2015 4:42 PM To: David Cc: Victor Hafichuk Subject: "Guess Who Appreciates Satan"Thank you, David, for letting us know you’re out there receiving some of the good things the Lord has given us at The Path of Truth. Bless His Name! Continue exploring what is available on our site – the...

基督徒,你的信仰表白是徒然嗎?

許多認為自己不在黑暗中的人從未認識那真光,因此不知道其中的區別。作為教會成員身份,無論多麼虔誠或長期,對上帝都是沒有用的,祂是光。相信一些真正的教義也對上帝沒有什麼用的;法利賽人就是一個例子。現在聖經說,人若在黑暗中行走,就不知道往哪裡去 (約翰福音 12:35)。有多少人認為他們直立而堅定地行走,但實際上,他們身上滿是瘀傷,經常躺在地上?
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