May 2020. Volume 90 Issue 1060.


Page Article Author(s)
161

Introduction

The commandments of Christ

Eric Marshall & Jeremy Thomas
162

The Commandments of Christ in the Christadelphian brotherhood

Geoff Henstock

CENTRE PAGES

201

Epitome of Commandments of Christ

Robert Roberts

CONTEXT

165

“If you will indeed obey My voice”

The importance of obedience to God

Bernard Burt
168

“For obedience to the faith”

Obedience and justification

Mary Benson
170

“And the LORD God commanded the man”

God's commandments in Eden

Stephen Blake
172

“Ten commandments … on two tablets of stone”

Jordan Walton
174

“All these words which the LORD commanded”

Commandments in the Law of Moses

Jonathan Walker

CHRIST'S COMMANDMENTS

178

“He learned obedience”

Christ's own obedience

Paul Tovell
181

“If you abide in my word, you are my disciples indeed”

Obedience in the Christian gospel

Reg Carr
184

“If you love me, keep my commandments”

Showing our love for Christ

John Roberts
187

“Whoever hears these sayings of mine and does them”

The Beatitudes

Andrew E. Walker
191

“Love the LORD your God … love your neighbour”

The two great commandments

Chris & Anna Clarke
193

“I received from the Lord that which I also delivered to you”

Unrecorded commandments of Christ

Jamie Whittaker
196

“The commandment of us, the apostles”

The authority of Christ's apostles

Stephen Palmer

PRACTICAL REQUIREMENTS AND CONSIDERATIONS

200

“Teaching them to observe all things”

Teaching obedience in our preaching

Brian Armour
207

“God … has … manifested His word through preaching”

Preaching as an aspect of obedience

Sid Levett
211

“Denying ungodliness and worldly lusts”

Sacrifice and self-denial

Eric Marshall
213

“A new commandment I give to you”

Loving one another

Mark Allfree
216

“Endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace”

The need for unity in doctrinal matters

Des Manser
218

“Teaching as doctrines the commandments of men”

The dangers of human tradition

John Benson
221

“Remember therefore how you have received and heard”

How to remember Christ’s commands

Stephen Camplin
224

“The first commandment with promise”

Obedience to parents

David Burges
227

“Let every soul be subject to the governing authorities”

Obedience to human authorities

Ben Dwyer
230

“The Son of Man is Lord even of the Sabbath”

When obedience to God conflicts with love of others

Rachel Leah
233

“You who are spiritual restore such a one in a spirit of gentleness”

Dealing with inadvertent disobedience

Trevor Hughes
236

“That the heart be established by grace”

Avoiding a legalistic approach

Chris Brook
238

“They bind heavy burdens, hard to bear”

Asking too much of our fellow-disciples

Mark & Mary Whittaker
241

“If we sin wilfully”

The implications of wilful disobedience

Peter Forbes
244

Epilogue

“The saints who keep the commandments of God”

Jeremy Thomas