What Does The Bible Say About Taking Oaths Or Vows?

by Jack Wellman
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Doesn’t the Bible forbid taking an oath or swearing an oath? Why did they do it in the Old Testament? Old Testament Oaths Since Jesus said, “Do not take an oath at all, either by heaven, for it is the throne of God” (Matt 5:34), and Jesus half-brother James wrote, “But above all, my brothers, […]

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Character Trait of God: Protector

by Pamela Rose Williams
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God has many names in the Bible that describe His character. For example, in Psalm 23:1 “The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.” LORD is translated from Jehovah-Roi as “my Protector”. We also see a translation from Jehovah – El Elohim meaning “The LORD GOD is My Strong Protector”  in Psalm 23:6 where […]

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