05 May 2015

EJ&T 1 John - Revelation: Don't believe every spirit

Here are the last few commandments that I have found in the Every Jot and Tittle project, in which I attempt to lists all of the Bible's commandments from Genesis to Revelation, in accordance with Jesus's words in Matthew 5:18-19. Here is the list of all of the 1304 that I've found so far.

Now I just need to organize and analyze them a bit. I expect that I'll lump some together, split others into two or more commandments, delete some, and add others that I missed the first time through. I'll post what I come up with as I go along.

  1. Don't love the world.
  2. Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. 1 John 2:18

  3. Abide in Jesus.
  4. Abide in him; that, when he shall appear, we may have confidence, and not be ashamed before him at his coming. 1 John 2:28

  5. Believe on the name of God's son, Jesus Christ.
  6. This is his commandment, That we should believe on the name of his Son Jesus Christ. 1 John 3:23

  7. Don't believe every spirit.
  8. Believe not every spirit. 1 John 4:1

  9. Test the spirits to see if they are from God.
  10. Try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world. 1 John 4:1

  11. Keep yourselves from idols.
  12. Keep yourselves from idols. 1 John 5:32

  13. Defend the faith.
  14. Earnestly contend for the faith which was once delivered unto the saints. Jude 3

  15. Remember the words of the apostles who said there would be mockers in the last days.
  16. (Who walk after their own ungodly lusts.)
    Remember ye the words which were spoken before of the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ; How that they told you there should be mockers in the last time, who should walk after their own ungodly lusts. Jude 17-18

  17. Save others by pulling them out of the fire, while hating their garments that are spotted by the flesh.
  18. Others save with fear, pulling them out of the fire; hating even the garment spotted by the flesh. Jude 23

  19. Hear what the Spirit says to the churches.
  20. He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches. Revelation 2:7, 11, 17, 29; 3:6, 13, 22

  21. Don't add any words to the book of Revelation.
  22. If any man shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book: Revelation 22:18

  23. Don't remove any words from the book of Revelation.
  24. If any man shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part out of the book of life. Revelation 2:19

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