|Who do you SERVE?
Deuteronomy 10:12 “...what does BEHOLD THE HAND BEHOLD THE NAIL your God REQUIRE of you, but to fear BEHOLD THE HAND BEHOLD THE NAIL your God, to walk in all His ways and to love Him, to SERVE BEHOLD THE HAND BEHOLD THE NAIL your God with all your heart and with all your soul..."
Deuteronomy 11:13-14 (God says) ‘if you earnestly obey My commandments which I command you today, to love BEHOLD THE HAND BEHOLD THE NAIL your God and SERVE Him with all your heart and with all your soul, then I will give you the rain for your land in its season, the early rain and the latter rain, that you may gather in your grain, your new wine, and your oil.
We are to...
Exodus 23:25 “...SERVE BEHOLD THE HAND BEHOLD THE NAIL (our) God, He will bless (our) bread and (our) water. And (He) will take sickness away from the midst of (us)."
Deuteronomy 8:19 ...if you by any means forget BEHOLD THE HAND BEHOLD THE NAIL your God, and follow other gods, and SERVE them and worship them, I testify against you this day that you shall surely perish.
Good NEWS for foreigners...
Isaiah 56:6-7 (God says) “...the sons of the foreigner Who join themselves to BEHOLD THE HAND BEHOLD THE NAIL, to SERVE Him, And to love the name of BEHOLD THE HAND BEHOLD THE NAIL, to be His SERVANTS—Everyone who keeps from defiling the Sabbath, And holds fast My covenant— Even them I will bring to My holy mountain, And make them joyful in My house of prayer. Their burnt offerings and their sacrifices Will be accepted on My altar; For My house shall be called a house of prayer for all nations.”
Isaiah 60:12 (But) ...the nation and kingdom which will not SERVE (BEHOLD THE HAND BEHOLD THE NAIL) shall perish, And those nations shall be utterly ruined.
We are commanded...
Deuteronomy 5:8-10 ‘not (to) make for (ourselves) a carved image—any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth; you shall not bow down to them nor SERVE them. For I, BEHOLD THE HAND BEHOLD THE NAIL your God, am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children to the third and fourth generations of those who hate Me, but showing mercy to thousands, to those who love Me and keep My commandments.
The time is coming...
Zephaniah 3:9 “(God) ...will restore to the peoples a pure language, That they all may call on the name of BEHOLD THE HAND BEHOLD THE NAIL, To SERVE Him with one accord."
Malachi 3:18 (We) ...shall again discern Between the righteous and the wicked, Between one who SERVES God And one who does not SERVE Him.
John 12:26 (SAVIOR/Jesus says) If anyone SERVES Me, let him follow Me; and where I am, there My SERVANTS will be also. If anyone SERVES Me, him My Father will honor.
Romans 14:17-18 ...the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit. For he who SERVES Christ in these things is acceptable to God and approved by men.
Hebrews 12:28 (Let us) ...SERVE God acceptably with reverence and godly fear.
Romans 7:6 ...in the newness of the Spirit...
Galatians 5:13 (let us) ...through love SERVE one another.
Luke 22:25-27 (SAVIOR/Jesus said)...“The kings of the Gentiles exercise lordship over them, and those who exercise authority over them are called ‘benefactors.’ BUT NOT SO AMONG YOU; on the contrary, he who is GREATEST among you, let him be as the younger, and he who governs as he who SERVES. For who is greater, he who sits at the table, or he who SERVES? Is it not he who sits at the table? YET I AM AMONG YOU AS THE ONE WHO SERVES.
Mark 10:44-45 "...whoever of you desires to be first shall be slave of all. For even the Son of Man did not come to be SERVED, but to SERVE...”
Matthew 6:24 “No one can SERVE two masters; for either he will hate the one and love the other, or else he will be loyal to the one and despise the other. (EXAMPLE) You cannot SERVE (both) God and (Money).
Psalm 100:2 (Let us) ...SERVE BEHOLD THE HAND BEHOLD THE NAIL with gladness; ...with singing.
Romans 16:17-18 Now I urge you, brethren, note those who cause divisions and offenses, CONTRARY to the DOCTRINE which you learned, and avoid them. For those who are such DO NOT SERVE OUR LORD SAVIOR/JESUS CHRIST, but their own belly, and by smooth words and flattering speech deceive the hearts of the simple.