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How Should You Appear Before God?

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How Should You Appear Before God?

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In every aspect of life and how we relate to Him, God has requirements. Are we free to show up in any way we want, or does He also specify how we should appear before Him and what He expects in our behavior?

Sermon Notes

A PARTIAL SET OF SCRIPTURES USED:

HOLY TIME from Friday sunset to Saturday sunset. It has requisites.
HOLY GROUND just as with Moses, because GOD is here among us.

Leviticus 23:1 Leviticus 23:1And the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,
American King James Version×
  And the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,
Leviticus 23:2 Leviticus 23:2Speak to the children of Israel, and say to them, Concerning the feasts of the LORD, which you shall proclaim to be holy convocations, even these are my feasts.
American King James Version×
  "Speak to the children of Israel, and say to them: 'The feasts of the LORD, which you shall proclaim to be holy convocations, these are My feasts.
1st FEAST mentioned is:

Leviticus 23:3 Leviticus 23:3Six days shall work be done: but the seventh day is the sabbath of rest, an holy convocation; you shall do no work therein: it is the sabbath of the LORD in all your dwellings.
American King James Version×
  'Six days shall work be done, but the seventh day is a Sabbath of solemn rest, a holy convocation. You shall do no work on it; it is the Sabbath of the LORD in all your dwellings.

God wants to provoke us all to DO and BE better, improve our lives...
Mission Statement: Provokes us to GOOD works.

Hebrews 10:23 Hebrews 10:23Let us hold fast the profession of our faith without wavering; (for he is faithful that promised;)
American King James Version×
  Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful.
Hebrews 10:24 Hebrews 10:24And let us consider one another to provoke to love and to good works:
American King James Version×
  And let us consider one another in order to stir up love and good works,
Hebrews 10:25 Hebrews 10:25Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another: and so much the more, as you see the day approaching.
American King James Version×
  not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as is the manner of some, but exhorting one another, and so much the more as you see the Day approaching.

Joh 4:24  God is Spirit, and those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth."

Right Attitude and TRUTH...

Joh 13:35  By this all will know that you are My disciples if you have love for one another."

1Ti 3:15  but if I am delayed, I write so that you may know how you ought to conduct yourself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar, and ground of the truth.

We have a load of work to do... Preaching the Gospel to the entire Planet !!!

Romans 10:14 Romans 10:14How then shall they call on him in whom they have not believed? and how shall they believe in him of whom they have not heard? and how shall they hear without a preacher?
American King James Version×
  How then shall they call on Him in whom they have not believed? And how shall they believe in Him of whom they have not heard? And how shall they hear without a preacher?
Romans 10:15 Romans 10:15And how shall they preach, except they be sent? as it is written, How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the gospel of peace, and bring glad tidings of good things!
American King James Version×
  And how shall they preach unless they are sent? As it is written: "HOW BEAUTIFUL ARE THE FEET OF THOSE WHO PREACH THE GOSPEL OF PEACE, WHO BRING GLAD TIDINGS OF GOOD THINGS!"

Give God and Jesus Christ the respect and honor they deserve in the way you dress. HOW would you dress for an audience with the President?

Matthew 6:14 Matthew 6:14For if you forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you:
American King James Version×
  "For if you forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.
Matthew 6:15 Matthew 6:15But if you forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.
American King James Version×
  But if you do not forgive men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.
Matthew 5:23 Matthew 5:23Therefore if you bring your gift to the altar, and there remember that your brother has ought against you;
American King James Version×
  Therefore if you bring your gift to the altar, and there remember that your brother has something against you,
Matthew 5:24 Matthew 5:24Leave there your gift before the altar, and go your way; first be reconciled to your brother, and then come and offer your gift.
American King James Version×
  leave your gift there before the altar, and go your way. First, be reconciled to your brother, and then come and offer your gift.

Galatians 2:20 Galatians 2:20I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ lives in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me.
American King James Version×
  I have been crucified with Christ; it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself for me.
Matthew 5:16 Matthew 5:16Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.
American King James Version×
  Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven.

Jeremiah 10:23 Jeremiah 10:23O LORD, I know that the way of man is not in himself: it is not in man that walks to direct his steps.
American King James Version×
  O LORD, I know the way of man is not in himself; It is not in man who walks to direct his own steps.
Jeremiah 10:24 Jeremiah 10:24O LORD, correct me, but with judgment; not in your anger, lest you bring me to nothing.
American King James Version×
  O LORD, correct me, but with justice; Not in Your anger, lest You bring me to nothing.

Psalms 139:24 Psalms 139:24And see if there be any wicked way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.
American King James Version×
  And see if there is any wicked way in me, And lead me in the way everlasting.

Isaiah 58:13 Isaiah 58:13If you turn away your foot from the sabbath, from doing your pleasure on my holy day; and call the sabbath a delight, the holy of the LORD, honorable; and shall honor him, not doing your own ways, nor finding your own pleasure, nor speaking your own words:
American King James Version×
  "If you turn away your foot from the Sabbath, From doing your pleasure on My holy day, And call the Sabbath a delight, The holy day of the LORD honorable, And shall honor Him, not doing your own ways, Nor finding your own pleasure, Nor speaking your own words,
Isaiah 58:14 Isaiah 58:14Then shall you delight yourself in the LORD; and I will cause you to ride on the high places of the earth, and feed you with the heritage of Jacob your father: for the mouth of the LORD has spoken it.
American King James Version×
  Then you shall delight yourself in the LORD; And I will cause you to ride on the high hills of the earth, And feed you with the heritage of Jacob your father. The mouth of the LORD has spoken."

Matthew 12:35 Matthew 12:35A good man out of the good treasure of the heart brings forth good things: and an evil man out of the evil treasure brings forth evil things.
American King James Version×
  A good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth good things, and an evil man out of the evil treasure brings forth evil things.
Matthew 12:36 Matthew 12:36But I say to you, That every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day of judgment.
American King James Version×
  But I say to you that for every idle word men may speak, they will give account of it in the day of judgment.
Matthew 12:37 Matthew 12:37For by your words you shall be justified, and by your words you shall be condemned.
American King James Version×
  For by your words you will be justified, and by your words you will be condemned."

Joh 7:38  He who believes in Me, as the Scripture has said, out of his heart will flow rivers of living water."
Romans 5:5 Romans 5:5And hope makes not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given to us.
American King James Version×
  Now hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out in our hearts by the Holy Spirit who was given to us.