WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT COMMANDMENT OF ALL?

Shalom,

Our teaching will continue from Torah, The Law of Moses from Deuteronomy 21.10-14.

AND THE TITLE OF OUR MESSAGE IS, WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT COMMANDMENT OF ALL?

And with that said, let’s read Deuteronomy 21.10-14.

WHEN YOU GO FORTH TO BATTLE AGAINST YOUR ENEMIES, AND THE LORD YOUR GOD HAS DELIVERED THEM INTO YOUR HANDS, AND YOU HAVE TAKEN THEM CAPTIVE,

AND YOU SEE AMONG THE CAPTIVES A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN, AND YOU DESIRE HER, AND YOU TAKE HER TO BE YOUR WIFE,

THEN YOU SHALL BRING HER HOME TO YOUR HOUSE, AND SHE SHALL SHAVE HER HEAD, AND TRIM HER NAILS,

AND SHE SHALL PUT OFF THE CLOTHING OF HER CAPTIVITY, AND SHE SHALL LIVE IN YOUR HOUSE AND GRIEVE FOR HER FATHER AND HER MOTHER FOR A MONTH OF DAYS.  AND AFTER THAT YOU SHALL GO INTO HER AND BE HER HUSBAND AND SHE SHALL BE YOUR WIFE.

AND IT SHALL BE IF YOU HAVE NO DELIGHT IN HER, THEN YOU SHALL LET HER GO WHEREVER SHE WISHES.  BUT YOU SHALL NOT SELL HER AT ALL FOR MONEY, NOR SHALL YOU TREAT HER LIKE A SLAVE, BECAUSE YOU HAVE HUMBLED HER.

THESE ARE LAWS OF WAR ESTABLISHED BY THE LORD GOD ALMIGHTY, THAT APPLIED TO THE WAR WITH CANAAN, AND WARS OUTSIDE OF THE LAND OF ISRAEL.

GOD COMMANDED THE CHILDREN OF ISRAEL TO DESTROY AND POSSESS CANAAN BECAUSE THE INIQUITY OF THE CANAANITES WAS FULL, AND GOD PROMISED TO GIVE CANAAN, THE PROMISED LAND, TO THE JEWISH PEOPLE FOR AN EVERLASTING POSSESSION THAT BECAME THE LAND OF ISRAEL.

GENESIS 15.16, GENESIS 17.8

OTHER WARS CONCERN NATIONS THAT ATTACK ISRAEL, AND THE JEWISH PEOPLE DEFEND THEMSELVES, AND DEFEAT THE ENEMY, AND ADVANCE INTO THE ENEMIES’ COUNTRY AND TAKE CAPTIVES.

THE ONLY NATION THAT THE JEWISH PEOPLE HAVE ATTACKED WITHOUT PROVOCATION IS THE PROMISED LAND CANAAN THAT GOD COMMANDED THE CHILDREN OF ISRAEL TO POSSESS TO BECOME THEIR EVERLASTING HOMELAND, ERETZ YISRAEL, THE LAND OF ISRAEL.

THE JEWISH PEOPLE ARE NOT A CONQUERING PEOPLE.  THEY NEVER HAVE BEEN, NOR EVER WILL BE.  THE JEWISH PEOPLE SEEK TO LIVE IN PEACE BUT THAT IS IMPOSSIBLE BECAUSE NATIONS LOOK TO DESTROY HER AND OCCUPY HER GOD-GIVEN LAND.  BUT EVERLASTING PEACE WILL COME TO THE JEWISH PEOPLE AND ISRAEL WHEN THE MESSIAH YESHUA RETURNS AND DESTROYS ALL THAT HATE ISRAEL AND THE JEWISH PEOPLE.  ZECHARIAH 14.12

ISRAEL HAS BEEN OCCUPIED BY THE ASSYRIANS, CURRENT DAY N. IRAQ AND S.E. TURKEY, IN 722 B.C.E./B.C., THE BABYLONIANS, CURRENT DAY IRAQ IN 586 B.C.E./B.C., THE PERSIANS, TODAY’S IRAN IN 538 B.C.E./B.C., THE GREEKS IN 332 B.C.E./B.C., THE ROMANS IN 37 B.C.E./B.C., THE BYZANTINES, IN 324 C.E./A.D., THE EASTERN ROMAN EMPIRE THAT THE ROMAN EMPEROR CONSTANTINE DEDICATED A NEW ROME, THE ISLAMIC ARABS IN 638 C.E./A.D., THE CRUSADERS, THE ROMAN CATHOLIC EUROPEANS FROM 1099 TO 1260 C.E./A.D., THE MUSLIM MAMLUKS IN 1260 C.E./A.D., THE OTTOMAN TURKS IN 1517 C.E./A.D., AND THE BRITISH IN 1917 TO THE TIME THE JEWS KICKED THEM OUT AND DECLARED THE LAND OF ISRAEL THEIR SOVEREIGN NATION IN 1948.

AND STILL ISRAEL BATTLES HER ENEMIES.  AND ISRAEL WILL DEFEAT HER ENEMIES.  BUT WARS WILL CONTINUE UNTIL MESSIAH YESHUA RETURNS AND KILLS ALL THE ENEMIES OF THE JEWISH PEOPLE AND ISRAEL.  DANIEL 9.26

SO GOD SAYS TO ISRAEL, IF A MAN SEES A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN FROM THE CAPTIVES OF WAR, AND DESIRES TO TAKE HER TO BE HIS WIFE, THEN TAKE HER ACCORDING TO MY LAWS, SAITH THE LORD YOUR GOD.

LET’S TALK ABOUT GOD’S LAWS.

YESHUA THE MESSIAH, WHOM CHRISTIANITY CALLS JESUS CHRIST, WAS ASKED, WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT COMMANDMENT OF ALL?

AND MESSIAH ANSWERED, AND SAID, THE MOST IMPORTANT COMMANDMENT OF ALL IS, HEAR O ISRAEL, THE LORD OUR GOD, THE LORD IS ONE. 

MARK 12.29

THESE WORDS THAT MESSIAH SPOKE COME FROM TORAH, THE LAW OF MOSES IN DEUTERONOMY 6.4

LET’S EXPLAIN WHAT THE MOST IMPORTANT COMMANDMENT MEANS.

THE HEBREW WORD FOR HEAR, AS IN, HEAR O ISRAEL, IS SHEMA.  SHEMA MEANS, HEAR AND OBEY.  GOD TEACHES ALL MANKIND TO HEAR AND OBEY EVERY WORD GOD SPEAKS IN THE BIBLE FROM GENESIS THROUGH REVELATION, AND THAT INCLUDES THE LAW OF MOSES THAT IS WRITTEN IN THE FIRST FIVE BOOKS OF THE BIBLE. 

AND THE MOST IMPORTANT COMMANDMENT TEACHES THERE IS ONLY ONE GOD.

LUKE 4.4, DEUTERONOMY 8.3

IF WHAT YOU HEAR OR READ DOES NOT AGREE WITH GOD’S COMMANDMENT, OBEY EVERY WORD GOD SPEAKS IN THE BIBLE, AND THERE IS ONLY ONE GOD, THEN WHAT YOU ARE HEARING OR READING IS NOT TRUTH.

GOD CHOSE THE JEWISH PEOPLE TO BE HIS WITNESSES TO TELL THE WORLD ABOUT GOD, AND WHAT GOD REQUIRES OF ALL MANKIND.  AND THAT WAS ACCOMPLISHED WHEN JEWISH PEOPLE WROTE THE BIBLE FROM GENESIS THROUGH REVELATION.

EVERY WRITER OF THE BIBLE IS JEWISH EXCEPT PERHAPS LUKE.  MATTHEW IS MAHTEETYAHU, MARK IS MARCOS, LUKE IS LUKAS, JOHN IS YOKHANAN, PAUL IS SHAUL OR SAUL, JAMES IS YA’AKOV, OR JACOB, PETER IS SHIMONE, AND JUDE IS YEHUDAH, OR JUDAH.  ALL ARE JEWISH AS IS MESSIAH YESHUA AND HIS DISCIPLES AND APOSTLES WHO WERE JEWISH. 

AND GOD IS JEWISH.

EXODUS 4.22 MATTHEW 1.1-2, ISAIAH 43.10-11, ROMANS 2.13

GOD IS THE GOD OF THE JEWISH PEOPLE AND THE GENTILES.  AND EVERY WORD THAT GOD SPEAKS IN THE BIBLE IS FOR EVERY HUMAN BEING TO HEAR AND OBEY.  AND GOD HAS ONLY ONE LAW FOR EVERYBODY.  AND THAT ONE LAW IS THE LAW OF MOSES THAT HAS GOD’S LAWS WRITTEN IN IT FOR ALL MANKIND TO LIVE BY.

THE LAW OF MOSES IS THE FIRST FIVE BOOKS OF THE BIBLE.  AND THE LAW OF MOSES DOES NOT CONTAIN THE LAWS OF MOSES.  RATHER THE LAW OF MOSES CONTAINS THE LAWS COMMANDED BY GOD FOR ALL MANKIND.

THE LAW OF MOSES TEACHES GOD’S SABBATH FROM SUNDOWN FRIDAY TO SUNDOWN ON SATURDAY, AND THE OTHER SABBATHS OF GOD.  GOD’S LAW OF MOSES ALSO TEACHES THE FESTIVALS OF THE LORD SUCH AS PASSOVER AND TABERNACLES THAT ARE WRITTEN IN LEVITICUS 23.  AND THE LAW OF MOSES TEACHES ATONEMENT, AND GOD’S FOOD LAWS THAT ARE WRITTEN IN LEVITICUS 11 AND DEUTERONOMY 14,  AND OTHER LAWS OF GOD THAT WHEN OBEYED ALONG WITH YOUR FAITH IN MESSIAH YESHUA FOR THE FORGIVENESS OF YOUR SINS, YOU LIVE A HOLY LIFE IN THE LORD YOUR GOD.  AND THAT RESULTS IN A GOOD, HEALTHY, AND SUCCESSFUL LIFE ON EARTH, AND ETERNAL LIFE IN HEAVEN.  AND THAT IS THE GOSPEL.

SO GOD ALMIGHTY, YESHUA THE MESSIAH, JESUS CHRIST SAYS TO ALL MANKIND, HEAR O ISRAEL, THE LORD OUR GOD, THE LORD IS ONE.

WHY HEAR O ISRAEL?  BECAUSE GOD REQUIRES ALL ISRAEL, WHO ARE THE JEWISH PEOPLE, TO OBEY EVERY WORD GOD SPEAKS IN THE BIBLE FROM GENESIS THROUGH REVELATION.  AND AS GOD’S WITNESSES, THE JEWISH PEOPLE TELL THE WORLD THROUGH THE BIBLE THEY WROTE THAT GOD REQUIRES EVERY HUMAN BEING TO OBEY HIM.  TO OBEY EVERY WORD GOD SPEAKS IN THE BIBLE FROM GENESIS THROUGH REVELATION.  AND THAT INCLUDES THE LAW OF MOSES.  THAT WITH FAITH IN MESSIAH YESHUA IS SALVATION. 

AND THE SPOKEN WORD OF GOD NEVER CHANGES OR ENDS.

MATTHEW 4.4, ISAIAH 40.8, 1 PETER 1.23-25

WHEN MESSIAH WAS ASKED, WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT COMMANDMENT OF ALL, HE SAID, THE MOST IMPORTANT COMMANDMENT OF ALL IS, HEAR O ISRAEL, THE LORD OUR GOD, THE LORD IS ONE.

MESSIAH DID NOT SAY, THE LORD IS THREE.  MESSIAH SAID, THE LORD IS ONE.

THERE IS ONLY ONE GOD.  NOT ONE GOD IN THREE DIFFERENT PERSONS, OR ONE GOD IN THREE DIFFERENT gods.  THE TRINITY TEACHES THAT THE FATHER IS A GOD, THAT JESUS IS ANOTHER GOD DISTINCT IN NATURE AND DIFFERENT THAN THE FATHER.  AND THE SPIRIT IS ANOTHER GOD DISTINCT IN NATURE AND DIFFERENT FROM BOTH THE FATHER AND THE SON. 

THE TRINITY TEACHES THREE DIFFERENT gods AND THAT IS IDOLATRY.

HEBREW BIBLE ISAIAH 9.5, CHRISTIAN BIBLE ISAIAH 9.6, JOHN 8.58, JOHN 10.30, JOHN 12.44-45, JOHN 14.9

IT IS WRITTEN IN THE TEN COMMANDMENTS, I AM THE LORD YOUR GOD WHO HAS BROUGHT YOU OUT OF THE LAND OF EGYPT, OUT OF THE HOUSE OF SLAVERY.  YOU SHALL HAVE NO OTHER gods BEFORE ME. 

EXODUS 20.1-3, DEUTERONOMY 5.6-7

GENESIS 1.1 READS, IN THE BEGINNING GOD CREATED THE HEAVENS AND THE EARTH.

THE HEBREW WORD FOR GOD IN GENESIS 1.1 IS ELOHIM, MEANING GODS.  BUT THERE IS ONLY ONE GOD AND NO OTHERS.

32 TIMES IN GENESIS CHAPTER 1, THE HEBREW WORD FOR GOD IS ELOHIM, MEANING GODS.  BUT THERE IS ONLY ONE GOD AND NO OTHERS.  IN FACT, THE HEBREW WORD ELOHIM, MEANING GODS, IS WRITTEN IN THE OLD TESTAMENT SOME 3,000 TIMES.  BUT THERE IS ONLY ONE GOD AND NO OTHERS.

SO WHY DOES GOD REFER TO HIMSELF AS ELOHIM, GODS?

BECAUSE GOD ALMIGHTY IS THE FATHER,, THE LORD IN HEAVEN, HE IS MESSIAH YESHUA, THE SON OF MAN, THE JESUS CHRIST OF THE BIBLE, AND GOD ALMIGHTY IS THE SON OF GOD, THE SPIRIT OF GOD, THE HOLY SPIRIT, AND OFTEN THE ANGEL OF THE LORD AND THE ANGEL OF GOD.  WHEN MELCHIZEDEK MET WITH ABRAHAM, THAT WAS GOD ALMIGHTY, YESHUA THE MESSIAH.  AND WHEN GOD ALMIGHTY APPEARED TO ABRAHAM, ISAAC, JACOB, MOSES, AND OTHERS, THAT WAS MESSIAH YESHUA.

ALL ARE ONE AND THE SAME GOD. 

THUS GOD’S NAME, AND A VERY IMPORTANT NAME IS ELOHIM.

WHEN MESSIAH YESHUA SPOKE WITH GOD THE FATHER IN HEAVEN, GOD SPEAKS TO GOD. 

THERE IS ONLY ONE GOD.

JOHN 17.1, MARK 16.19, PSALM 110.1, GENESIS 1.26, GENESIS 3.22

WHEREVER YOU SEE GOD WRITTEN IN THE BIBLE, THAT IS MESSIAH YESHUA.

JOHN 1.1-5, GENESIS 17.1, GENESIS 18.1, GENESIS 19.24, EXODUS 24.10, EXODUS 33.11, 17-23

EXODUS 33.17-23  GOD IS SPIRIT.  BUT WHEN GOD APPEARS IN HUMAN FORM, THE FACE OF GOD IS SEEN.  IN THIS WRITING OF EXODUS 33.23, MOSES SAW THE BACK OF GOD’S SPIRIT, BUT MAN CANNOT SEE THE FACE OF GOD’S SPIRIT AND LIVE.

JEREMIAH 23.24, JOHN 4.24

I BELIEVE THAT WILL CHANGE WHEN WE, THE FAMILY OF GOD ARE LIKE HIM IN HIS LIKENESS IN THE MESSIANIC KINGDOM ON EARTH IN ISRAEL, AND IN HEAVEN WITH THE LORD GOD ALMIGHTY, YESHUA THE MESSIAH.

PSALM 17.15, 1 JOHN 3.2 

WHAT IS SIN?  SIN IS DISOBEYING GOD BY DISOBEYING THE LAW OF MOSES.  DISOBEYING ANY LAW WRITTEN IN THE LAW OF MOSES IS SIN.

1 JOHN 3.4-6, PSALM 105.8-10, REVELATION 14.12-13, ETC.

HOW DO WE LIVE OUR LIFE DEAD TO SIN?  BY OBEYING THE LAW OF MOSES. 

ROMANS 6.1-6, 1 PETER 2.21-22, 1 JOHN 3.4

WHY WILL GOD DESTROY THE WORLD?  BECAUSE THE WORLD DISOBEYS THE LAW OF MOSES. 

ISAIAH 24.4-6, 1 JOHN 3.4

AND GOD’S LAWS ARE NOT DIFFICULT. 

1 JOHN 5.3, JOHN 1.9

WHEN YOU HAVE DOUBT READING A SCRIPTURE, OR HEARING A BIBLE TEACHER, ALWAYS REMEMBER THE MOST IMPORTANT COMMANDMENT OF ALL; HEAR O ISRAEL, THE LORD OUR GOD, THE LORD IS ONE. 

OBEY EVERY WORD GOD SPEAKS IN THE BIBLE, AND THERE IS ONLY ONE GOD. 

EVERY WORD IN THE BIBLE MUST AGREE WITH THE SPOKEN WORD OF GOD THAT INCLUDES THE LAW OF MOSES.

AND THE ONLY WAY TO RECEIVE THE HOLY SPIRIT IS TO OBEY GOD.  EVERY WORD THAT GOD SPEAKS IN THE BIBLE.  ACTS 5.32

SO IN CONCLUSION, THE MOST IMPORTANT COMMANDMENT OF ALL IS, HEAR O ISRAEL, THE LORD OUR GOD, THE LORD IS ONE.  MEANING, HEAR AND OBEY EVERY WORD GOD SPEAKS IN THE BIBLE THAT INCLUDES THE LAW OF MOSES.  AND THERE IS ONLY ONE GOD.

THAT IS THE GOSPEL, THE MYSTERY OF GOD, AND ETERNAL LIFE IN HEAVEN.

Shalom,

Ira Weinstein

www.bethelohenu.org

bethelohenu@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

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