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ETHICS FROM GOD. OPENING STATEMENTS HOW DO WE RESPOND TO GOD’S CALL FOR BIBLICAL ETHICAL CONDUCT IN OUR LIVES? OPENING STATEMENTS HOW DO WE RESPOND.

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1 ETHICS FROM GOD

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3 OPENING STATEMENTS HOW DO WE RESPOND TO GOD’S CALL FOR BIBLICAL ETHICAL CONDUCT IN OUR LIVES? OPENING STATEMENTS HOW DO WE RESPOND TO GOD’S CALL FOR BIBLICAL ETHICAL CONDUCT IN OUR LIVES?

4 OPENING STATEMENTS OPENING STATEMENTS What is a good response to a HOLY GOD? What is a good response to a HOLY GOD? What is a good and HOLY demonstration of a God we say can change us? What is a good and HOLY demonstration of a God we say can change us?

5 OPENING STATEMENTS OPENING STATEMENTS What is a lifestyle result of following and serving the one we love with all our heart, soul and strength? What is a lifestyle result of following and serving the one we love with all our heart, soul and strength?

6 OPENING STATEMENTS OPENING STATEMENTS Do you believe God can change you? Do you believe God can change you? Do you believe that you should change for God? Do you believe that you should change for God?

7 OPENING STATEMENTS OPENING STATEMENTS Do you really want to change your life and your lifestyle to serve your LORD? Do you really want to change your life and your lifestyle to serve your LORD? There are two roots to God’s HOLINESS. There are two roots to God’s HOLINESS.

8 OPENING STATEMENTS OPENING STATEMENTS 1) To separate yourself or to set yourself APART from sin. 1) To separate yourself or to set yourself APART from sin. 2) To make yourself faithful to God. 2) To make yourself faithful to God.

9 OPENING STATEMENTS OPENING STATEMENTS 1A) To separate your heart, mind and body from sin. 1A) To separate your heart, mind and body from sin. 2A) To become faithful to God in heart, mind and body. 2A) To become faithful to God in heart, mind and body.

10 THE TEN COMMANDS 1) Worship only God – Ex. 20:1-3 1) Worship only God – Ex. 20:1-3 2) To not make or worship any form or idol of God – Ex. 20:4-6 2) To not make or worship any form or idol of God – Ex. 20:4-6

11 THE TEN COMMANDS 3) Do not take the LORD’S name in vain – Ex. 20:7 3) Do not take the LORD’S name in vain – Ex. 20:7 4) Remember the Sabbath day – Ex. 20:8-11 4) Remember the Sabbath day – Ex. 20:8-11

12 THE TEN COMMANDS 5) Honour your FATHER and MOTHER (promise of prosperity) – Ex. 20:12 5) Honour your FATHER and MOTHER (promise of prosperity) – Ex. 20:12 6- Do not MURDER – Ex. 20:13 6- Do not MURDER – Ex. 20:13

13 THE TEN COMMANDS 7) You shall not commit adultery – Ex. 20:14 7) You shall not commit adultery – Ex. 20:14 8) You shall not steal – Ex. 20:15 8) You shall not steal – Ex. 20:15

14 THE TEN COMMANDS 9) You shall not bear FALSE WITNESS against your neighbour – Ex. 20:16 9) You shall not bear FALSE WITNESS against your neighbour – Ex. 20:16 10) You shall not COVET – Ex. 20:17 10) You shall not COVET – Ex. 20:17

15 PRINCIPLES FOR ETHICAL CONDUCT PRINCIPLES FOR ETHICAL CONDUCT Luke 10:25-37 And behold, a certain lawyer stood up and tested Him, saying, “Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?”

16 Luke 10: He said to him, “What is written in the law? What is your reading of it?” 27 So he answered and said, “ ‘You shall love the L ORD your God with all your heart, with all your soul,

17 PRINCIPLES FOR ETHICAL CONDUCT PRINCIPLES FOR ETHICAL CONDUCT Luke 10:25-37 with all your strength, and with all your mind,’ and ‘ your neighbor as yourself. ’” 28 And He said to him, “ You have answered rightly; do this and you will live.”

18 PRINCIPLES FOR ETHICAL CONDUCT PRINCIPLES FOR ETHICAL CONDUCT Luke 10: But he, wanting to justify himself, said to Jesus, “ And who is my neighbor? ” 30 Then Jesus answered and said: “A certain man went down from Jerusalem to Jericho,

19 PRINCIPLES FOR ETHICAL CONDUCT PRINCIPLES FOR ETHICAL CONDUCT Luke 10:25-37 and fell among thieves, who stripped him of his clothing, wounded him, and departed, leaving him half dead. 31 Now by chance a certain priest came

20 PRINCIPLES FOR ETHICAL CONDUCT PRINCIPLES FOR ETHICAL CONDUCT Luke 10:25-37 down that road. And when he saw him, he passed by on the other side. 32 Likewise a Levite, when he arrived at the place, came and looked, and passed by on the

21 PRINCIPLES FOR ETHICAL CONDUCT PRINCIPLES FOR ETHICAL CONDUCT Luke 10:25-37 other side. 33 But a certain Samaritan, as he journeyed, came where he was. And when he saw him, he had compassion. 34 So he went to him and bandaged his

22 PRINCIPLES FOR ETHICAL CONDUCT PRINCIPLES FOR ETHICAL CONDUCT Luke 10:25-37 wounds, pouring on oil and wine; and he set him on his own animal, brought him to an inn, and took care of him. 35 On the next day, when he departed, he took out

23 PRINCIPLES FOR ETHICAL CONDUCT PRINCIPLES FOR ETHICAL CONDUCT Luke 10:25-37 two denarii, gave them to the innkeeper, and said to him, ‘Take care of him; and whatever more you spend, when I come again, I will repay you.’ 36 So which of these

24 PRINCIPLES FOR ETHICAL CONDUCT PRINCIPLES FOR ETHICAL CONDUCT Luke 10:25-37 three do you think was neighbor to him who fell among the thieves?” 37 And he said, “ He who showed mercy on him.” Then Jesus said to him, “Go and do likewise.”

25 SPIRITUAL ETHICS SPIRITUAL ETHICS

26 ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST MATTHEW 5:1-12 And seeing the multitudes, He went up on a mountain, and when He was seated His disciples came to Him. 2 Then He opened His mouth and taught them, saying: And seeing the multitudes, He went up on a mountain, and when He was seated His disciples came to Him. 2 Then He opened His mouth and taught them, saying:

27 ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST MATTHEW 5: “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 4 Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. 3 “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 4 Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.

28 ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST MATTHEW 5: Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth. 6 Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be filled.

29 ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST MATTHEW 5: Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy. 8 Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.

30 ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST MATTHEW 5: Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.

31 ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST MATTHEW 5: Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

32 ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST MATTHEW 5: Blessed are you when they revile and persecute you, and say all kinds of evil against you falsely for My sake. 12 Rejoice and be exceedingly glad,

33 ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST MATTHEW 5:1-12 for great is your reward in heaven, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you.”

34 BIBLICAL ETHICS BIBLICAL ETHICS Is not only founded in MERCY and TRUTH but is also FIXED upon heaven not upon earth. Is not only founded in MERCY and TRUTH but is also FIXED upon heaven not upon earth. Earthbound morality will remain upon the earth and has no eternal value. Earthbound morality will remain upon the earth and has no eternal value.

35 ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST MATTHEW 5: “You are the salt of the earth ; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men.

36 ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST MATTHEW 5: You are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hidden. 15 Nor do they light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a lamp-stand

37 ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST MATTHEW 5:13-16 and it gives light to all who are in the house. 16 Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven. ”

38 BIBLICAL ETHICS BIBLICAL ETHICS Has as its GOAL to bring GLORY and HONOUR to JESUS CHRIST, not to ourselves or our MINISTRIES. Has as its GOAL to bring GLORY and HONOUR to JESUS CHRIST, not to ourselves or our MINISTRIES. This is an on-going struggle in our current “END TIMES” culture. This is an on-going struggle in our current “END TIMES” culture.

39 THE ETHICS OF HONORING GOD THE ETHICS OF HONORING GOD MATTHEW 5: “Do not think that I came to destroy the Law or the Prophets. I did not come to destroy but to fulfill. 18 For assuredly, I say to you, till heaven and earth pass away,

40 THE ETHICS OF HONORING GOD THE ETHICS OF HONORING GOD MATTHEW 5:17-20 one jot or one tittle will by no means pass from the law till all is fulfilled. 19 Whoever therefore breaks one of the least of these commandments, and teaches

41 THE ETHICS OF HONORING GOD THE ETHICS OF HONORING GOD MATTHEW 5:17-20 men so, shall be called least in the kingdom of heaven; but whoever does and teaches them, he shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven.

42 THE ETHICS OF HONORING GOD THE ETHICS OF HONORING GOD MATTHEW 5: For I say to you, that unless your righteousness exceeds the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, you will by no means enter the kingdom of heaven.” 20 For I say to you, that unless your righteousness exceeds the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, you will by no means enter the kingdom of heaven.”

43 ETHICS OF THE BIBLE ETHICS OF THE BIBLE A lifestyle of Biblical ethics IS NOT LEGALISM. A lifestyle of Biblical ethics IS NOT LEGALISM. Legalism does VIOLENCE against the Gospel of JESUS CHRIST. Legalism does VIOLENCE against the Gospel of JESUS CHRIST. JEWISH or CHURCH legalism is not Biblical ethics. JEWISH or CHURCH legalism is not Biblical ethics.

44 THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST MATTHEW 5: “You have heard that it was said to those of old, ‘You shall not murder, and whoever murders will be in danger of the judgment.’ 22 But I say to you that whoever is angry 21 “You have heard that it was said to those of old, ‘You shall not murder, and whoever murders will be in danger of the judgment.’ 22 But I say to you that whoever is angry

45 THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST MATTHEW 5:21-26 with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment. And whoever says to his brother, ‘Raca!’ (ra-kha – empty-headed no intelligence) shall be in danger of the council.

46 THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST MATTHEW 5:21-26 But whoever says, ‘You fool!’ (mor-ross – godless, impious, an animal) shall be in danger of hell fire. 23 Therefore if you bring your gift to the altar, and there remember that your brother has

47 THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST MATTHEW 5:21-26 something against you, 24 leave your gift there before the altar, and go your way. First be reconciled to your brother, and then come and offer your gift. 25 Agree with your

48 THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST MATTHEW 5:21-26 adversary quickly, while you are on the way with him, lest your adversary deliver you to the judge, the judge hand you over to the officer, and you be thrown into

49 THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST MATTHEW 5:21-26 prison. 26 Assuredly, I say to you, you will by no means get out of there till you have paid the last penny.”

50 BIBLICAL ETHICS BIBLICAL ETHICS Cannot tolerate BROKEN RELATIONSHIPS. Every effort must be made to resolve and reconcile. Cannot tolerate BROKEN RELATIONSHIPS. Every effort must be made to resolve and reconcile. There some circumstances which are unresolvable. There some circumstances which are unresolvable.

51 THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST MATTHEW 5: “You have heard that it was said to those of old, ‘You shall not commit adultery.’ 28 But I say to you that whoever looks at a woman to lust for her has already committed

52 THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST MATTHEW 5:27-30 adultery with her in his heart. 29 If your right eye causes you to sin, pluck it out and cast it from you; for it is more profitable for you that one of your members perish

53 THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST MATTHEW 5:27-30 than for your whole body to be cast into hell. 30 And if your right hand causes you to sin, cut it off and cast it from you; for it is more profitable for you that one of your

54 THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST MATTHEW 5:27-30 members perish, than for your whole body to be cast into hell.”

55 BIBLICAL ETHICS BIBLICAL ETHICS Biblical ethics CANNOT tolerate unchecked LUST. Biblical ethics CANNOT tolerate unchecked LUST. The area of sex and desire along with the love for money and power, is the most frequent tripping post of ministers worldwide. The area of sex and desire along with the love for money and power, is the most frequent tripping post of ministers worldwide.

56 THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST MATTHEW 5: “Furthermore it has been said, ‘Whoever divorces his wife, let him give her a certificate of divorce.’ 32 But I say to you that whoever

57 THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST MATTHEW 5:31-32 divorces his wife for any reason except sexual immorality causes her to commit adultery; and whoever marries a woman who is divorced commits adultery.”

58 BIBLICAL ETHICS BIBLICAL ETHICS Biblical ethics CANNOT tolerate BROKEN and TROUBLED marriages. Biblical ethics CANNOT tolerate BROKEN and TROUBLED marriages. Your ministry will flow from your MARRIAGE. Your ministry will flow from your MARRIAGE. Marriage and family is the great testing ground for God’s ministers (1 Tim. 3). Marriage and family is the great testing ground for God’s ministers (1 Tim. 3).

59 THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST MATTHEW 5: “Again you have heard that it was said to those of old, ‘You shall not swear falsely, but shall perform your oaths to the Lord.’ 34 But I say to you, do not swear at all:

60 THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST MATTHEW 5:33-37 neither by heaven, for it is God’s throne; 35 nor by the earth, for it is His footstool; nor by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the great King. 36 Nor shall you swear by your head,

61 THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST MATTHEW 5:33-37 because you cannot make one hair white or black. 37 But let your ‘Yes’ be ‘Yes,’ and your ‘No,’ ‘No.’ For whatever is more than these is from the evil one. ”

62 BIBLICAL ETHICS BIBLICAL ETHICS Biblical ethics CANNOT tolerate LOOSE LIPS that like to “EVANGELASTICLY” speak. Biblical ethics CANNOT tolerate LOOSE LIPS that like to “EVANGELASTICLY” speak. Promises that cannot be made. Promises that cannot be made. Words that are not true. Words that are not true.

63 THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST MATTHEW 5: “You have heard that it was said, ‘An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.’ 39 But I tell you not to resist an evil person. But whoever slaps you on your right cheek,

64 THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST MATTHEW 5:38-42 turn the other to him also. 40 If anyone wants to sue you and take away your tunic, let him have your cloak also. 41 And whoever compels you to go one

65 THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST MATTHEW 5:38-42 mile, go with him two. 42 Give to him who asks you, and from him who wants to borrow from you do not turn away. ”

66 BIBLICAL ETHICS BIBLICAL ETHICS Biblical ethics CANNOT tolerate SELFISHNESS in person or in collective ministry. Biblical ethics CANNOT tolerate SELFISHNESS in person or in collective ministry. God desires that we FREELY GIVE to those who need it but not to facilitate those who steal. God desires that we FREELY GIVE to those who need it but not to facilitate those who steal.

67 THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST MATTHEW 5: “You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ 44 But I say to you, love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who

68 THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST MATTHEW 5:43-48 hate you, and pray for those who spitefully use you and persecute you, 45 that you may be sons of your Father in heaven ; for He makes His sun rise on the evil and on the good,

69 THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST MATTHEW 5:43-48 and sends rain on the just and on the unjust. 46 For if you love those who love you, what reward have you? Do not even the tax collectors do the same? 47 And if you greet your

70 THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST MATTHEW 5:43-48 brethren only, what do you do more than others? Do not even the tax collectors do so? 48 Therefore you shall be perfect, just as your Father in heaven is perfect. ”

71 BIBLICAL ETHICS BIBLICAL ETHICS Biblical ethics CANNOT tolerate a prohibition of LOVE only for those who you love and who love you. If God so LOVED the WORLD then we must be Godly and show His love in this world. Biblical ethics CANNOT tolerate a prohibition of LOVE only for those who you love and who love you. If God so LOVED the WORLD then we must be Godly and show His love in this world.

72 THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST MATTHEW 6:1-4 “Take heed that you do not do your charitable deeds before men, to be seen by them. Otherwise you have no reward from your Father in heaven. 2 Therefore,

73 THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST MATTHEW 6:1-4 when you do a charitable deed, do not sound a trumpet before you as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may have glory from men.

74 THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST MATTHEW 6:1-4 Assuredly, I say to you, they have their reward. 3 But when you do a charitable deed, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, 4 that your charitable deed

75 THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST THE ETHICS OF JESUS CHRIST MATTHEW 6:1-4 may be in secret; and your Father who sees in secret will Himself reward you openly.”

76 BIBLICAL ETHICS BIBLICAL ETHICS Biblical ethics CANNOT tolerate BOASTFUL or PUBLICALLY NOTABLE giving. Biblical ethics CANNOT tolerate BOASTFUL or PUBLICALLY NOTABLE giving. We in Christian TV violate this principle on a daily basis with our TELETHONS. We in Christian TV violate this principle on a daily basis with our TELETHONS.

77 BIBLICAL ETHICS BIBLICAL ETHICS John the Baptist revolutionized the Priesthood of his day. John the Baptist revolutionized the Priesthood of his day. He was the son of a PRIEST who tended the temple in shifts (Luke 1:5- 11). He was the son of a PRIEST who tended the temple in shifts (Luke 1:5- 11).

78 THE ETHICS OF JOHN THE BAPTIST THE ETHICS OF JOHN THE BAPTIST LUKE 3:7-17 Then he said to the multitudes that came out to be baptized by him, “Brood of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the wrath to come? Then he said to the multitudes that came out to be baptized by him, “Brood of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the wrath to come?

79 THE ETHICS OF JOHN THE BAPTIST THE ETHICS OF JOHN THE BAPTIST LUKE 3: Therefore bear fruits worthy of repentance, and do not begin to say to yourselves, ‘We have Abraham as our father.’ For I say to you that God is able to raise up

80 THE ETHICS OF JOHN THE BAPTIST THE ETHICS OF JOHN THE BAPTIST LUKE 3:7-17 children to Abraham from these stones. 9 And even now the ax is laid to the root of the trees. Therefore every tree which does not bear

81 THE ETHICS OF JOHN THE BAPTIST THE ETHICS OF JOHN THE BAPTIST LUKE 3:7-17 good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.” 10 So the people asked him, saying, “What shall we do then?” 11 He answered and said to them, “He who has two tunics,

82 THE ETHICS OF JOHN THE BAPTIST THE ETHICS OF JOHN THE BAPTIST LUKE 3:7-17 let him give to him who has none; and he who has food, let him do likewise.” 12 Then tax collectors also came to be baptized, and said to him, “Teacher, what shall we do?”

83 THE ETHICS OF JOHN THE BAPTIST THE ETHICS OF JOHN THE BAPTIST LUKE 3: And he said to them, “Collect no more than what is appointed for you.” 14 Likewise the soldiers asked him, saying, “And what shall we do?”

84 THE ETHICS OF JOHN THE BAPTIST THE ETHICS OF JOHN THE BAPTIST LUKE 3:7-17 So he said to them, “Do not intimidate anyone or accuse falsely, and be content with your wages.” 15 Now as the people were in expectation, and all reasoned in

85 THE ETHICS OF JOHN THE BAPTIST THE ETHICS OF JOHN THE BAPTIST LUKE 3:7-17 their hearts about John, whether he was the Christ or not, 16 John answered, saying to all, “I indeed baptize you with water; but One mightier than I is coming, whose

86 THE ETHICS OF JOHN THE BAPTIST THE ETHICS OF JOHN THE BAPTIST LUKE 3:7-17 sandal strap I am not worthy to loose. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire. 17 His winnowing fan is in His hand, and He will thoroughly clean out His threshing

87 THE ETHICS OF JOHN THE BAPTIST THE ETHICS OF JOHN THE BAPTIST LUKE 3:7-17 floor, and gather the wheat into His barn; but the chaff He will burn with unquenchable fire.”

88 BIBLICAL ETHICS BIBLICAL ETHICS John the Baptist revolutionized the ETHICS of the Priesthood. John the Baptist revolutionized the ETHICS of the Priesthood. He did NOT spend his time in the TEMPLE protecting RELIGION and POWER but taught the people MORAL truths of living for GOD. He did NOT spend his time in the TEMPLE protecting RELIGION and POWER but taught the people MORAL truths of living for GOD.

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