The Ten Commandments Are God’s Character

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1. God is JUST – Romans 3:26. His law is JUST – Romans 7:12.

Rom 3:26 To declare, I say, at this time his righteousness: that he might be just, and the justifier of him which believeth in Jesus.

Rom 7:12 Wherefore the law is holy, and the commandment holy, and just, and good.

2. God is TRUE – John 3:33. His law is TRUE – Nehemiah 9:13.

Joh 3:33 He that hath received his testimony hath set to his seal that God is true.

Neh 9:13 Thou camest down also upon mount Sinai, and spakest with them from heaven, and gavest them right judgments, and true laws, good statutes and commandments:

3. God is PURE – 1 John 3:3. His law is PURE – Psalm 19:7,8.

1Jn 3:3 And every man that hath this hope in him purifieth himself, even as he is pure.

Psa 19:7 The law of the LORD is perfect, converting the soul: the testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple.
Psa 19:8 The statutes of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart: the commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes.

4. God is LIGHT – 1 John 1:5. His law is LIGHT – Proverbs 6:23.

1Jn 1:5 This then is the message which we have heard of him, and declare unto you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.

Pro 6:23 For the commandment is a lamp; and the law is light; and reproofs of instruction are the way of life:

5. God is FAITHFUL – 1 Corinthians 1:9. His law is FAITHFUL – Psalms 119:86.

1Co 1:9 God is faithful, by whom ye were called unto the fellowship of his Son Jesus Christ our Lord.

Psa 119:86 All thy commandments are faithful: they persecute me wrongfully; help thou me.

6. God is GOOD – Nahum 1:7. His law is GOOD – Romans 7:12,16.

Nah 1:7 The LORD is good, a strong hold in the day of trouble; and he knoweth them that trust in him.

Rom 7:12 Wherefore the law is holy, and the commandment holy, and just, and good.
Rom 7:16 If then I do that which I would not, I consent unto the law that it is good.

7. God is SPIRITUAL – John 4:24. His law is SPIRITUAL – Romans 7:14.

Joh 4:24 God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.

Rom 7:14 For we know that the law is spiritual: but I am carnal, sold under sin.

8. God is HOLY – Isaiah 6:3, 1 Peter 1:15. His law is HOLY – Exodus 20:8, Romans 7:12.

Isa 6:3 And one cried unto another, and said, Holy, holy, holy, is the LORD of hosts: the whole earth is full of his glory.

1Pe 1:15 But as he which hath called you is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conversation;

Exo 20:8 Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy.

Rom 7:12 Wherefore the law is holy, and the commandment holy, and just, and good.

9. God is TRUTH – John 14:6. His law is TRUTH – Psalms 119:142,151.

Joh 14:6 Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.

Psa 119:142 Thy righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, and thy law is the truth.

Psa 119:151 Thou art near, O LORD; and all thy commandments are truth.

10. God is LIFE – John 14:6. His law is LIFE – Matthew 19:17.

Joh 14:6 Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.

Mat 19:17 And he said unto him, Why callest thou me good? there is none good but one, that is, God: but if thou wilt enter into life, keep the commandments.

11. God is RIGHTEOUSNESS – Jeremiah 23:6. His law is RIGHTEOUSNESS – Psalm 119:172.

Jer 23:6 In his days Judah shall be saved, and Israel shall dwell safely: and this is his name whereby he shall be called, THE LORD OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS.

Psa 119:172 My tongue shall speak of thy word: for all thy commandments are righteousness.

12. God is PERFECT – Matthew 5:48. His law is PERFECT – James 1:25.

Mat 5:48  Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect.

Jas 1:25 But whoso looketh into the perfect law of liberty, and continueth therein, he being not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work, this man shall be blessed in his deed.

13. God is ETERNAL – John 8:35. His law is ETERNAL – Psalms 111:7,8.

Joh 8:35 And the servant abideth not in the house for ever: but the Son abideth ever.

Psa 111:7 The works of his hands are verity and judgment; all his commandments are sure.
Psa 111:8 They stand fast for ever and ever, and are done in truth and uprightness.

14. God is PEACE – Isaiah 9:6. His law is PEACE – Psalm 119:165.

Isa 9:6 For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.

Psa 119:165 Great peace have they which love thy law: and nothing shall offend them.

15. God is THE WAY – John 14:6 His law is THE WAY – Psalm 119:30-32

Joh 14:6 Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.

Psa 119:30 I have chosen the way of truth: thy judgments have I laid before me.
Psa 119:31 I have stuck unto thy testimonies: O LORD, put me not to shame.
Psa 119:32 I will run the way of thy commandments, when thou shalt enlarge my heart.

16. God is SURE – 2 Timothy 2:19 His law is SURE – Psalm 19:7, 111:7,8

2Ti 2:19 Nevertheless the foundation of God standeth sure, having this seal, The Lord knoweth them that are his. And, Let every one that nameth the name of Christ depart from iniquity.

Psa 19:7 The law of the LORD is perfect, converting the soul: the testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple.

Psa 111:7 The works of his hands are verity and judgment; all his commandments are sure.
Psa 111:8 They stand fast for ever and ever, and are done in truth and uprightness.

17. God is UNCHANGING – Malachi 3:6 His law is UNCHANGING – Psalm 111:7,8

Mal 3:6  For I am the LORD, I change not; therefore ye sons of Jacob are not consumed.

Psa 111:7 The works of his hands are verity and judgment; all his commandments are sure.
Psa 111:8 They stand fast for ever and ever, and are done in truth and uprightness.

18. God is SWEET – Psalm 34:8 His law is SWEET – Psalm 19:10, 119:103

Psa 34:8 O taste and see that the LORD is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him.

Psa 19:8 The statutes of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart: the commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes.
Psa 19:9 The fear of the LORD is clean, enduring for ever: the judgments of the LORD are true and righteous altogether.
Psa 19:10 More to be desired are they than gold, yea, than much fine gold: sweeter also than honey and the honeycomb.

Psa 119:103 How sweet are thy words unto my taste! yea, sweeter than honey to my mouth!

19. God is WISE – Psalm 111:10 His law is WISE – Psalm 19:7

Psa 111:10  The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: a good understanding have all they that do his commandments: his praise endureth for ever.

Psa 19:7 The law of the LORD is perfect, converting the soul: the testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple.

20. God is OUR MEDITATION – Psalm 63:6 His law is OUR MEDITATION – Psalm 1:2

Psa 63:6 When I remember thee upon my bed, and meditate on thee in the night watches.

Psa 1:2  But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate day and nigh

21. God is JUDGE – Psalm 50:6 His law is JUDGE – James 2:12

Psa 50:6 And the heavens shall declare his righteousness: for God is judge himself. Selah.

Jas 2:12 So speak ye, and so do, as they that shall be judged by the law of liberty.

22. God is ENLIGHTENMENT – Psalm 18:27 His law is ENLIGHTENMENT – Psalm 19:8

Psa 18:27  For thou wilt save the afflicted people; but wilt bring down high looks.

Psa 19:8  The statutes of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart: the commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes.

23. God is LOVE – 1 John 4:7,8 His law is LOVE – Romans 13:8-10

1Jn 4:7 Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God.
1Jn 4:8 He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love.

Rom 13:8 Owe no man any thing, but to love one another: for he that loveth another hath fulfilled the law.
Rom 13:9 For this, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not kill, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness, Thou shalt not covet; and if there be any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended in this saying, namely, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.
Rom 13:10 Love worketh no ill to his neighbour: therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.

24. God is CLEAN – Psalm 19:9 His law is CLEAN – Ezekiel 22:26

Psa 19:9 The fear of the LORD is clean, enduring for ever: the judgments of the LORD are true and righteous altogether.

Eze 22:26 Her priests have violated my law, and have profaned mine holy things: they have put no difference between the holy and profane, neither have they shewed difference between the unclean and the clean, and have hid their eyes from my sabbaths, and I am profaned among them.

25. God is BLESSED – Psalm 28:6 His law is BLESSED – Exodus 20:11

Psa 28:6 Blessed be the LORD, because he hath heard the voice of my supplications.

Exo 20:11 For in six days the LORD made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day: wherefore the LORD blessed the sabbath day, and hallowed it.

26. God is DELIGHT – Psalm 37:4 His law is DELIGHT – Psalm 1:2

Psa 37:4 Delight thyself also in the LORD; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.

Psa 1:2  But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate day and night.

27. God is WONDERFUL – Isaiah 9:6 His law is WONDERFUL – Psalm 119:18

Isa 9:6 For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.

Psa 119:18 Open thou mine eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of thy law.

28. God is LIBERTY – Isaiah 61:1 His law is LIBERTY – James 1:25, Psalm 119:45

Isa 61:1 The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound;

Jas 1:25 But whoso looketh into the perfect law of liberty, and continueth therein, he being not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work, this man shall be blessed in his deed.

Psa 119:45 And I will walk at liberty: for I seek thy precepts.

29. God is COMFORT – Psalm 23:4 His law is COMFORT – Psalm 119:50

Psa 23:4 Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.

Psa 119:50 This is my comfort in my affliction: for thy word hath quickened me.

30. God is OUR SONG – Revelation 15:3 His law is OUR SONG – Psalm 119:54

Rev 15:3 And they sing the song of Moses the servant of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, Great and marvellous are thy works, Lord God Almighty; just and true are thy ways, thou King of saints.

Psa 119:54 Thy statutes have been my songs in the house of my pilgrimage.

31. God is MERCIFUL – Exodus 34:5 His law is MERCIFUL – Psalm 119:58

Exo 34:5 And the LORD descended in the cloud, and stood with him there, and proclaimed the name of the LORD.

Psa 119:58  I intreated thy favour with my whole heart: be merciful unto me according to thy word.

32. God is KNOWLEDGE – Isaiah 11:2 His law is KNOWLEDGE – Psalm 119:66

Isa 11:2 And the spirit of the LORD shall rest upon him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the LORD;

Psa 119:66 Teach me good judgment and knowledge: for I have believed thy commandments.

33. God is HOPE – Psalm 130:7 His law is HOPE – Psalm 119:74

Psa 130:7 Let Israel hope in the LORD: for with the LORD there is mercy, and with him is plenteous redemption.

Psa 119:74 They that fear thee will be glad when they see me; because I have hoped in thy word.

34. God is LIFE – Psalm 36:9 His law is LIFE – Proverbs 3:1,2

Psa 36:9 For with thee is the fountain of life: in thy light shall we see light.

Pro 3:1 My son, forget not my law; but let thine heart keep my commandments:
Pro 3:2 For length of days, and long life, and peace, shall they add to thee.

35. God is SOUND – Proverbs 8:13,14 His law is SOUND – Psalm 119:80

Pro 8:13 The fear of the LORD is to hate evil: pride, and arrogancy, and the evil way, and the froward mouth, do I hate.
Pro 8:14 Counsel is mine, and sound wisdom: I am understanding; I have strength.

Psa 119:80 Let my heart be sound in thy statutes; that I be not ashamed.

36. God is UNDERSTANDING – Psalm 147:5 His law is UNDERSTANDING – Psalm 119:99

Psa 147:5 Great is our Lord, and of great power: his understanding is infinite.

Psa 119:99 I have more understanding than all my teachers: for thy testimonies are my meditation.

37. God is HAPPINESS – Psalm 146:5 His law is HAPPINESS – Proverbs 29:18

Psa 146:5 Happy is he that hath the God of Jacob for his help, whose hope is in the LORD his God:

Pro 29:18  Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, happy is he.

ANDRE AMORY


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