Summary: To show 5 requirements of GOD from us: 1. Fear the LORD our GOD 2. Walk in all GOD's ways 3. Love the LORD 4. Serve the LORD will all heart and soul 5. Keep GOD's commandments for our own good 1-3 requirements is our relationship with GOD, 4-5 is servic
Does your school or company require anything from you? So does GOD.
II. AUDIENCE PROFILE:
To show 5 requirements of GOD from us:
1. Fear the LORD our GOD
2. Walk in all GOD's ways
3. Love the LORD
4. Serve the LORD will all heart and soul
5. Keep GOD's commandments for our own good
1-3 requirements is our relationship with GOD, 4-5 is service.
Deuteronomy 10:12-13 (Amplified Bible)
10:12 And now, Israel, what does the Lord your God require of you but [reverently] to fear the Lord your God, [that is] to walk in all His ways, and to love Him, and to serve the Lord your God with all your [mind and] heart and with your entire being,
10:13 To keep the commandments of the Lord and His statutes which I command you today for your good?
Praise, worship and thank You very much LORD JESUS because You first loved us, and by Your Grace, You are able to fear GOD, You are able to walk in all GOD's ways, You are able to love GOD, You are able to serve GOD, You are able to keep GOD's commandment and You all did it for us and on our behalf and inside of us.
Philippians 2:13 (Amplified Bible)
2:13 [Not in your own strength] for it is God Who is all the while effectually at work in you [energizing and creating in you the power and desire], both to will and to work for His good pleasure and satisfaction and delight.
What does the LORD requires of me?
A. Name derived from: 2 Greek words: "deuteros" meaning second and "nomos" meaning law.
B. Author: Moses (commonly accepted)
C. Date written: 1407 - 1406 B.C.
D. Purpose: The former generation of Israel had died in the wilderness; hence it was important that the law should be repeated and expounded to the new generation before they entered the Promised Land.—Thompson Chain - Bible Book Outlines
E. To whom written: The children of Israel, the generation which would enter and conquer the Promised Land.—Thompson Chain - Bible Book Outlines
F. Main Theme: A rehearsal of the laws proclaimed at Sinai, with a call to obedience, interspersed with a review of the experiences of the old generation.—Thompson Chain - Bible Book Outlines
G. Key word: Remember
H. Key verses:
Deuteronomy 6:1-4 (Amplified Bible)
6:1 NOW THIS is the instruction, the laws, and the precepts which the Lord your God commanded me to teach you, that you might do them in the land to which you go to possess it,
6:2 That you may [reverently] fear the Lord your God, you and your son and your son’s son, and keep all His statutes and His commandments which I command you all the days of your life, and that your days may be prolonged.
6:3 Hear therefore, O Israel, and be watchful to do them, that it may be well with you and that you may increase exceedingly, as the Lord, the God of your fathers, has promised you, in a land flowing with milk and honey.
6:4 Hear, O Israel: the Lord our God is one Lord [the only Lord].
VIII. MAIN BODY:
A. Fear the LORD our GOD
"And now, Israel, what does the Lord your God require of you but [reverently] to fear the Lord your God,"
Acts 9:31 (Amplified Bible)
9:31 So the church throughout the whole of Judea and Galilee and Samaria had peace and was edified [growing in wisdom, virtue, and piety] and walking in the respect and reverential fear of the Lord and in the consolation and exhortation of the Holy Spirit, continued to increase and was multiplied.
1 Peter 1:17 (Amplified Bible)
1:17 And if you call upon Him as [your] Father Who judges each one impartially according to what he does, [then] you should conduct yourselves with true reverence throughout the time of your temporary residence [on the earth, whether long or short].
B. Walk in all GOD's ways
"[that is] to walk in all His ways,"
Titus 2:11-12 (Amplified Bible)
2:11 For the grace of God (His unmerited favor and blessing) has come forward (appeared) for the deliverance from sin and the eternal salvation for all mankind.
2:12 It has trained us to reject and renounce all ungodliness (irreligion) and worldly (passionate) desires, to live discreet (temperate, self-controlled), upright, devout (spiritually whole) lives in this present world,
1 Peter 1:15-16 (Amplified Bible)
1:15 But as the One Who called you is holy, you yourselves also be holy in all your conduct and manner of living.
1:16 For it is written, You shall be holy, for I am holy.
C. Love the LORD
"and to love Him,"
1 John 4:19-20 (Amplified Bible)