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The Pattern Exits 2 Tim. 1:13 Retain the standard (Pattern, Form) of sound words which you have heard from me, in the faith and love which are in Christ Jesus. Heb. 8:5 SEE, He says, THAT YOU MAKE all things ACCORDING TO THE PATTERN WHICH WAS SHOWN YOU ON THE MOUNTAIN. (Ex. 25:40) 1 Pet. 4:11 Whoever speaks, let him speak, as it were, the utterances of God Col. 3:17 And whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus
The Pattern Is Vitally Important 1 Jn. 2:3-6 …if we keep His commandments 1 Tim. 4:13-16 …give attention to the public reading of Scripture…your teaching…insure salvation both for yourself and for those who hear you.
Christ And The Apostles Establish The Pattern Eph. 2:20 built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus Himself being the corner stone Christ Is The Source of Authority Jn. 5:26,27; Matt. 28:18 Christ Exercises Authority Through The Apostles Jn. 20:22,23; Matt. 28:19,20 He Has Given Us All We Need 2 Pet. 1:3,4; 2 Tim. 3:16,17 These Instructions Are Revealed In The Word Ps. 119:160; Deut. 29:29
Dire Peril Goes With Changing The Pattern 2 Jn. 9-11 Anyone who goes too far and does not abide in the teaching of Christ, does not have God; the one who abides in the teaching, he has both the Father and the Son. 10 If anyone comes to you and does not bring this teaching, do not receive him into your house, and do not give him a greeting; 11 for the one who gives him a greeting participates in his evil deeds.
Dire PerilS Of Changing The Pattern Gen. 4 Cain not accepted offering not by faith Num. 16 Korah destroyed trying to change the leadership 1 Sam. 13 Saul rejected for offering sacrifice himself 2 Sam. 6 Uzzah reached up to holy ark 2 Chron. 26 Uzziah approached the altar to sacrifice Who would have thought that such things are that important? Isa. 55:8,9 My ways are not your ways, My thoughts are not your thoughts