James 5:12 ESV

But above all, my brothers, do not swear, either by heaven or by earth or by any other oath, but let your yes be yes and your no be no, so that you may not fall under condemnation.

Oaths and Vows | Reformed Bible Studies & Devotionals at Ligonier ...
When Jesus told His followers that they were not “of the world” (John 15:19), He was making the point that, fundamentally, the church is to be counter-cultural. On every page of sacred Scripture, God ...
Sacred Oaths and Vows
Continuing our look at the third commandment, we come now to the topic of oaths and vows. Since oaths and vows are sworn in the name of God, they fall under the right application of ...
Why did oaths involve putting a hand under someone's thigh (Genesis 24:9)?
Why did oaths involve putting a hand under someone's thigh (Genesis 24:9)? Did this type of covenant actually involve grabbing someone's testicles?
Stop Swearing
It's been a long time, I think about eight weeks, since our last look at the epistle of James and we're going back tonight. Chapter 5 verse 12, James writes this very direct and simple and clear stat...
Should Christians Swear on the Bible?
Pastor John explains why he would not swear on the Bible.
A Vow's Intent | Reformed Bible Studies & Devotionals at Ligonier.org
Regrettably in our day, many people fail to keep their promises. They routinely break the oaths that they have made with little fear of repercussion. High divorce rates and political corruption testify that many are ...
Reformed Bible Studies & Devotionals about Oaths and Vows ...
We should not delay keeping the oaths and vows that we have made. ... Oaths and vows made to commit sin are not to be kept. ... Numbers 30:2 ... us and the Lord is our penchant for breaking promises, while He always fulfills His promises.
Profane Oaths | Reformed Bible Studies & Devotionals at Ligonier.org
Within the new covenant community, the most common way the name of God is taken in vain seems to be the frivolous making of promises and failure to keep sworn oaths and vows. During the ...
Vows and Proper Intent
As we continue our study of the Sermon on the Mount, we must again be clear that we may not read Jesus in a way that contradicts the Old Testament. He comes to fulfill the ...
God is Truth | Reformed Bible Studies & Devotionals at Ligonier.org
We conclude our brief study of God’s character today with a look at an attribute that receives a good deal of emphasis in John’s gospel. In John 14:6–7, Jesus identifies Himself with truth itself ...

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