Amazines Free Article Archive
www.amazines.com - Sunday, September 15, 2019
Read about the most recent changes and happenings at Amazines.com
Log into your account or register as a new author. Start submitting your articles right now!
Search our database for articles.
Subscribe to receive articles emailed straight to your email account. You may choose multiple categories.
View our newest articles submitted by our authors.
View our most top rated articles rated by our visitors.
* Please note that this is NOT the ARTICLE manager
Add a new EZINE, or manage your EZINE submission.
Add fresh, free web content to your site such as newest articles, web tools, and quotes with a single piece of code!
Home What's New? Submit/Manage Articles Latest Posts Top Rated Article Search
Google
Subscriptions Manage Ezines
CATEGORIES
 Article Archive
 Advertising (133307)
 Advice (160837)
 Affiliate Programs (34734)
 Art and Culture (73677)
 Automotive (145670)
 Blogs (75034)
 Boating (9840)
 Books (17122)
 Buddhism (4124)
 Business (1328394)
 Business News (426309)
 Business Opportunities (366258)
 Camping (10960)
 Career (72696)
 Christianity (15840)
 Collecting (11636)
 Communication (115054)
 Computers (241951)
 Construction (38994)
 Consumer (49679)
 Cooking (17061)
 Copywriting (6566)
 Crafts (18204)
 Cuisine (7538)
 Current Affairs (20384)
 Dating (45774)
 EBooks (19685)
 E-Commerce (48196)
 Education (185191)
 Electronics (83491)
 Email (6391)
 Entertainment (159829)
 Environment (28934)
 Ezine (3039)
 Ezine Publishing (5446)
 Ezine Sites (1550)
 Family & Parenting (110898)
 Fashion & Cosmetics (196387)
 Female Entrepreneurs (11842)
 Feng Shui (130)
 Finance & Investment (310265)
 Fitness (106009)
 Food & Beverages (62861)
 Free Web Resources (7937)
 Gambling (30224)
 Gardening (25096)
 Government (10512)
 Health (629391)
 Hinduism (2205)
 Hobbies (44033)
 Home Business (91549)
 Home Improvement (251330)
 Home Repair (46122)
 Humor (4819)
 Import - Export (5452)
 Insurance (45126)
 Interior Design (29544)
 International Property (3484)
 Internet (190977)
 Internet Marketing (146322)
 Investment (22824)
 Islam (1167)
 Judaism (1356)
 Law (80466)
 Link Popularity (4591)
 Manufacturing (20842)
 Marketing (98757)
 MLM (14136)
 Motivation (18212)
 Music (27000)
 New to the Internet (9478)
 Non-Profit Organizations (4048)
 Online Shopping (129614)
 Organizing (7803)
 Party Ideas (11855)
 Pets (38081)
 Poetry (2234)
 Press Release (12672)
 Public Speaking (5618)
 Publishing (7523)
 Quotes (2407)
 Real Estate (126613)
 Recreation & Leisure (95261)
 Relationships (87453)
 Research (16157)
 Sales (80314)
 Science & Technology (110174)
 Search Engines (23450)
 Self Improvement (153093)
 Seniors (6231)
 Sexuality (35942)
 Small Business (49282)
 Software (82990)
 Spiritual (23462)
 Sports (116077)
 Tax (7658)
 Telecommuting (34065)
 Travel & Tourism (307256)
 UK Property Investment (3118)
 Video Games (13427)
 Web Traffic (11727)
 Website Design (56809)
 Website Promotion (36560)
 World News (1000+)
 Writing (35763)
Author Spotlight
SHOVON JOARDER

Shovon Joarder has been working as Freelance Marketing Project Manager for over four years. He also ...more
PANKAJ RATTAN

I am Pankaj Rattan. I am a B.tech student. I love to ride my bike and play cricket. And i also love ...more
ROBERT HOWARD

The Word of God is as, “Sweet as Honey”. God has Taken Me Through a Whole Lot of Things...more
AMIT TIWARI

Amit Tiwari is a Digital marketing expert with over 4 years of experience and a wide variety of know...more
HANVEY HUANG

I'm a Chief Operated Officer from KIMKOO Mattress machinery.The pen is mightier than the sword.so I ...more


Matthew 5:21-22 (ESV) by Patrick Lumbroso





Article Author Biography
Matthew 5:21-22 (ESV) by
Article Posted: 10/11/2010
Article Views: 447
Articles Written: 538
Word Count: 570
Article Votes: 0
AddThis Social Bookmark Button

Matthew 5:21-22 (ESV)


 
Judaism,Christianity,Spiritual
"You have heard that it was said to those of old, 'You shall not murder; and whoever murders will be liable to judgment.' But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother will be liable to judgment; whoever insults his brother will be liable to the council; and whoever says, 'You fool!' will be liable to the hell of fire.

Paul, Yeshua’s apostle teaches us that the reward of sin is death (Romans 3:23). Furthermore John, another apostle teaches that sin is the breaking of the Commandment (1 John 3:4). Yeshua Himself was against even the relaxing of the commandments (Matthew 5:19), and challenged us to be even more righteous than His very conservative brothers (Matthew 5:20), but how that possible?

Because the breaking of the Torah was so dangerous, the teachers of Israel decided to make fences around Its Commandments. The idea was to proclaim the interdict in a way that it made it impossible to break it. It’s like having an important meeting start at six thirty, but being aware of people’s procrastinating nature, you declare it at six o’clock. There is nothing wrong with that. It’s called wisdom. We do it all the time especially with children like “don’t go in the kitchen” when what we don’t want them to do is touch the knives..

After their return of Babylon, the sages of Israel finally understood that they had gone to exile because of their breaking of the commandments. They realized that it wasn’t very fun to go to exile, so they adopted a principle to make ‘fences’ around the commandments in order to make it more difficult to break them. We must remember that the responsibility of the elders of the Hebrew nation was very great. People did not have Scripture scrolls around their homes in these days. The teachers were the means by which people could even know what the commandment is.

God allowed Cain the first murderer to live. Because of that, when Lamech (Cain’s great-grand-son) also committed murder he thought that he should get away with it (Genesis 4:23-24). Eventually at the time of the flood the Father made it a universal law that murder warranted the death penalty (Genesis 9:6). The idea was that to kill a man was to kill something made in the image of the almighty. It’s like killing your son: you will want revenge for his shed blood. Through Moses, the Father reiterated His position about murder (Numbers 35:30-31) and finally Yeshua taught us that the ‘fence’ against the sin of murder was to stop it at anger (Matthew 5:21-22).

When we kill unlawfully, we actually commit murder against ourselves. If the law doesn’t catch us, the true Avenger of blood does. God is a God of justice and mercy: justice for the offender and mercy for the offended.

I told my students one time: how would you feel if you lived in a world where you never had to worry about people lying, killing, stealing, hating and all the likes? They said, “It would be like Heaven!”, to which I responded, “we can have it, by just deciding to obey the Ten Statements written on stone by the finger of God Himself at Mt Sinai. By the way; why don’t we?

Patrick Gabriel Lumbroso

Patrick Gabriel Lumbroso http://pgabriellumbroso.blogspot.com

Patrick' book: 'Under the Fig Tree' is now available at: http://www.xulonpress.com/bookstore/bookdetail.php?PB_ISBN=9781609574277

http://www.amazon.com/Under-Tree-Patrick-Gabriel-Lumbroso/dp/1609574273

Related Articles - Murder, capital punishmsnet, Torah, the Law, Tanach, Bible, Yeshua, Jesus, Cain, Lamech, justice, mercy, God.,

Email this Article to a Friend!

Receive Articles like this one direct to your email box!
Subscribe for free today!

 Rate This Article  
Completely useless, should be removed from directory.
Minimal useful information.
Decent and informative.
Great article, very informative and helpful.
A 'Must Read'.

 

Do you Agree or Disagree? Have a Comment? POST IT!

 Reader Opinions 
Submit your comments and they will be posted here.
Make this comment or to the Author only:
Name:
Email:
*Your email will NOT be posted. This is for administrative purposes only.
Comments: *Your Comments WILL be posted to the AUTHOR ONLY if you select PRIVATE and to this PUBLIC PAGE if you select PUBLIC, so write accordingly.
 
Please enter the code in the image:



 Author Login 
LOGIN
Register for Author Account

 

Advertiser Login

 

ADVERTISE HERE NOW!
   Limited Time $60 Offer!
   90  Days-1.5 Million Views  

 

Great Paranormal Romance

World News


STEPHEN BYE

Steve Bye is currently a fiction writer, who published his first novel, ‘Looking Forward Through The...more
GENE MYERS

Author of four books and two screenplays; frequent magazine contributor. I have four other books "in...more
TIM FAY

I am not a writer nor am I trying to become a writer. I am an average person with average intelligen...more
JOANNA MORGAN

Joanna Morgan has a huge passion for making money online from home and enjoys traveling around the w...more
LAURA JEEVES

At LeadGenerators, we specialise in content-led Online Marketing Strategies for our clients in the t...more
STEVERT MCKENZIE

Stevert Mckenzie, Travel Enthusiast. ...more
JAMES OLEANDER

James Oleander is a professional writer on business and financial topics. He has published many arti...more
SUSAN FRIESEN

Susan Friesen, founder of the award-winning web development and digital marketing firm eVision Media...more
JASON NG

Jason Ng has a huge passion for the health and fitness industry as he strongly believes that having ...more
LANCE CHAPMAN

An experienced, resourceful and highly motivated IT professional, with a proven record of success in...more

HomeLinksAbout UsContact UsTerms of UsePrivacy PolicyFAQResources
Copyright © 2019, All rights reserved.
Some pages may contain portions of text relating to certain topics obtained from wikipedia.org under the GNU FDL license