Deuteronomy 23:21 ESV
If you make a vow to the LORD your God, you shall not delay fulfilling it, for the LORD your God will surely require it of you, and you will be guilty of sin.
Until Death Do Us Part For Real
If anything but death is an option for ending a marriage, then dont say until death in your wedding vows. Tell the truth. Promise what is meant. Say something like until adultery, abandonment, or abuse. Say what you mean. God
Call Upon Me in the Day of Trouble and I Will Deliver You
Be thankful, pay your vows, call for help. And when God delivers you from the day of trouble, glorify him with all your heart.
Q. In Scripture, What Exactly Is A Vow?
QUESTION: I dont feel like I have a very precise definition of what a vow is. Must a vow be verbally expressed? Could it be made by silent prayer? What about my inner thoughts which come to mind; are these vows? Are impulsive or foolish vows still vows? What about vows which prod...
Jesus' Teaching on Oathswww.ligonier.org : Learn : Devotionals
Jesus' teaching leads us to conclude that it is better not to make a vow than to swear an oath that we have no intention of keeping. It also reinforces the poin
www.ligonier.org : Learn : Devotionals
Dr. Sproul says that one of the chief differences between us and the Lord is our penchant for breaking promises, while He always fulfills His promises. Think to
16. Yes or No Is Enough (Matthew 5:33-37)
Introduction181 Matthew 5:33-37, the passage we are considering, is about oaths and vows. It may seem a little anticlimactic after all the discussion in 5:21-32 about murder, adultery, eye-plucking and hand-lopping.
Again, you have heard that it was said to the people long ago...
21. The Fatal Failures of Religion: #2 Legalism (Matthew 5:17-48)
Introduction This week I was reminded of the story of a little girl who went to visit her grandparents. It seems as though they held Sunday as the Lords day, and holy. They thought it should be a day of quietness, to walk, not run in it, and that the Bible was the only book that ...
15. Practicing Radical Truthfulness (Matthew 5:33-37)
Again, you have heard that it was said to an older generation, Do not break an oath, but fulfill your vows to the Lord. But I say to you, do not take oaths at allnot by heaven, because it is the throne of God, not by earth, because it is his footstool, and not by Jerusalem, becau...